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Demand Planner - UKI ANZ - Elida Beauty

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London, Kentucky, United States

Demand Planner – UKI ANZ – Elida Beauty

Work Level: WL1

Location: Ransome’s Dock Battersea (London)

Who we are … we are Elida Beauty

Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty and personal care business within Unilever. We re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around. Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.

Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers, and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start. We ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’. Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.

Your role & key accountabilities:

We are looking for an experience demand planner who has a strong growth mindset and can-do attitude of doing what it takes to win. As the Demand Planner for the UKI ANZ region, you will play a crucial role in the S&OP process, ensuring that you are supporting the commercial strategy and vision through the delivery of an accurate SKU/customer level forecast considering information from key stakeholders (Commercial, Finance, Marketing). There will be plenty of opportunities to work on new initiatives/experiments across supply chain as well as business functions as Elida Beauty evolves into bigger company.

  • E2E execution of Demand Planning Team Strategy.

  • Support collaboration with Customer Development, Marketing, Finance to incorporate key marketing and trade initiatives into the demand forecast.

  • Leads S&OP, Forecasting and Promotion Planning to ensure all departments are aligned to business plan as well as challenging assumptions.

  • Defines and develops Unconstrained Forecast into the business plans including innovation, promotional activities, and growth assumptions.

  • Transforms the Unconstrained Forecast into a Constrained Forecast based on supply confirmation.

  • Ensures operational excellence and solution management for any supply risk & issues.

  • Responsible to deliver excellent service to all our customers.

  • Owns and monitors Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias reporting, and continuous improvement of Service Levels, Inventory, Business Waste, FA/FB.

  • Works closely with Planning Control Tower teams for planning activities.

  • Support process hygiene and lead technology transformation where relevant.

Who you are:

  • You’re a strategic thinker: With strong analytical skills, with working knowledge of statistical forecasting and track record of providing high level of forecasting accuracy.

  • You’re a clear and confident communicator: With the ability to adapt your influencing style and presentation skills according to the audience.

  • You’re a self-starter: With the ability to deliver results in a lean, agile organisation and an ability to critically access and adapt to changing priorities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or University, preferably in business, finance, or supply chain management.

  • Previous experience in a planning role, preferably within a fast-paced and high-volume environment.

  • Experience working with statistical forecasting software, operational experience of any planning systems such as SAP/Kinaxis or Oracle Demantra a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and work under pressure with autonomy.

  • Advanced Excel Skills & PowerBi user.

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts in straight-forward ways to multiple levels of the organization.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Join us…

If you want to further unlock your potential and work in an entrepreneurial environment where you will have the autonomy to act like a founder to drive brands and business forward. We will help you to unlock your personal creativity, upskilling and re-skilling you along the way. Together, we will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities and be a place of work where you can be yourself every day.

Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and you are eligible to apply for new internal opportunities.