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Remote - Senior Demand Planner ( Beauty or CPG background)

Job title: Remote - Senior Demand Planner ( Beauty or CPG background)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Industry: Beauty
Remote: Yes
Salary: $50/hour - $55/hour
Reference: 466202
Contact name: Leah Shirley-Seykoski

Job description

Demand Planner *must have beauty or CPG background*

Demand Planning Overview:

As the Demand Planner, you would be responsible for developing data-driven, high quality analysis of demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for 12-18-month time horizon for areas of responsibility.

Demand Planner Responsibilities:

  • Help analyze the short and long-term trends and review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, develop statistical analysis of market trends, and price elasticity
  • Have ownership of the forecast data, report generation and management and be proactive in identifying gaps in monthly and quarterly forecast, especially as it relates to sell through trends
  • Demonstrate a collaborative approach while working with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment in supply and demand assumptions
  • Provide crucial insights into the area of business and induct into forecast models, such as market performance and recent sales trends
  • Work with Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Order management team to track orders to commit and demand supply
  • Use and maintain forecast templates as the primary forecasting system tool and test different methodologies as best fit
  • Contribute in managing product lifecycles by collaborating with cross-functional teams in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product transitions

Demand Planner Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related Business degree
  • 5 years of experience in data analytics, demand planning (CE experience preferred)
  • Significant experience in forecasting and ERP software (Anaplan, etc.)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills, experience with large data sets and data analysis including financial scenario analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong written and presentation skills
  • IBF or APICS certification a plus
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