To lead and develop the Global Sales and Operations Planning process for the most important
brands of the group. To ensure that the total forecast for all the products is available on time
with enough accuracy to ensure service level, optimized inventory levels and optimal cost. To
consolidate and challenge the forecast from all the markets and to detect the risk and
opportunities vs the budget, ensuring the consistency between the demand plan and the business
figures. To provide inputs to the Strategic Sales and Operations Planning process.
Functions and Responsibilities:
To lead the Global Sales and Operation Planning Process.
To coordinate the global forecasting for launches and promotional items.
To lead the regular goods sales forecast.
To detect main deviations in the sales forecast vs the budget in a monthly basis highlighting the
risk and opportunities.
To provide inputs for the Strategic Sales and Operation Planning Process.
To lead the Global Sales and Operations Meeting with Global Brands, Global Finance and
Global Supply Planning, by providing data regarding: service level, forecast accuracy, sales
forecast vs budget and stock management data.
To lead the forecasting process and control the deviations by brand.
To generate the forecast for Rest of the World according to the best base forecast and by adding
the marketing intelligence.
To challenge the global forecast by detecting big deviations vs last month or vs budget working
closely to understand and/or closing gaps with the Local Demand Planning community.
To challenge markets in order to ensure a proper global sizing and phasing of launches and
promotional goods by benchmarking with the brand expectations.
To ensure communication and feedback with the Local Demand Planning Community.
Desired Skills and Experience
• Experience: Experience in a multinational Supply Chain environment is mandatory.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as Demand Planner / S&OP in a fragrances or
cosmetics industry. Also experience in Supply Planning or other Supply Chain areas
might be a plus.
• Education: Graduate in Engineering, Administration or similar, Master in Supply Chain
is a plus.
• Languages: Fluent English, French and Spanish are required.
• Competencies: Drive for results, high analytical profile, holistic vision, leadership, team
management, communication, negotiation, influence, organized and used to deliver on
time in full.
• Specific Knowledge required: high skills in excel, powerpoint and other Microsoft
office softwares is required, experience in planning tools such as SAP IBP, JDA, APO
or similar is mandatory, SAP R3 experience is a plus.
53.000€ + 10%