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Product Planning Manager

Job Title: Product Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + +
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q84254
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.65658.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 15, 2013 16:53

Job Description

This global multichannel retailer is looking for an experienced [Supply Chain Analyst](/searches/supply-chain-analyst-jobs--1), Merchandiser or [Demand Planner](/searches/demand-planner-jobs--3) to join its head office team as a Product Planning Manager. To be considered for the role you should be from either an FMCG or Retail background. You will be working with both leading and less well-known brands so this is a great opportunity to get involved in the development and progression of the category. Your responsibilities will include: * Delivering maximum availability of the inventory * Controlling forecasting, ordering, returns, promotions to ensure delivery of margin benefits * Working alongside the Buying team to maximise efficiency and ensure expansion of product lines * Managing supplier relationships - order chasing, planning and forecasting * Supply Chain management - planning and prioritisation The ideal candidate will have: * A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role * Knowledge of best practice for forecasting and replenishment * Experience of supplier management * Excellent working knowledge of Excel as well as great attention to detail The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, additional benefits and the opportunity to work with a leading retailer. If you are interested and you have suitable experience, please apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.