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Head of Planning

Job Title: Head of Planning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92274
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: lyt.37345.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 12, 2013 15:49

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Planning for a well-known international retailer This retailer is an established business which is looking for someone with like-for-like experience to come on board to inspire and lead the team and execute the business strategy and principles. Your role will be to deliver effective management and planning of inventory to deliver the sales and profit plan while being immersed and involved with the Supply Chain Operations & Buying Leadership Team. Your specific responsibilities will include: * Availability (on shelf, in branch, depot to branch). * Wastage (New, Seasonal, Continuity, Overseas, Domestic, New Space). * OTB & WSSI. * Supplier Performance Levels. * Stock Turn and Financial Stock Holding Targets (Branch & Depot). * Forecast Accuracy. You must come from: * An excellent background in a fast-paced Merchandising team. * Educated to Degree level. * Proven experience in developing and implementing new systems and processes. * Line Management experience and inspiring teams to deliver KPIs. 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.