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Category Planner

Job Title: Category Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91271
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.12475.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 21, 2012 13:23

Job Description

This leading retail business is currently looking to recruit an experienced Supply Chain / Category Planner to cover a maternity cover for 9 months with a January start. You will work closely with the Buying team, ensuring that all stock requirements are planned and forecasted correctly, in accordance with the Buyer's activity. A key focus within your role will be to build and develop relationships with key suppliers ensuring that all replenishment activities are executed effectivily and within the outlined time frames. You will also manage and maintain the replenishment of stock, ensuring optimum product availability. This will involve the daily management of their in house systems, therefore it is vital that you keep all information and data up to date, in order to successfully support the buying and merchandising functions. The successful candidate will be: * Currently working within a retail head office environment * Experienced within planning, forecasting and replenishment * Confident using Microsoft Excel * Exposure to systems including SAP, BOARD and COGNOS would be ideal however is not essential * Analytical, with the ability to analyse a large volume of data and then present your finding with confidence and enthusiasm to appropriate colleagues. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package for this period.