Merchandising Planning Manager

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  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10007930
  • Locatie Amsterdam NLD
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER

Over deze vacature

For our client Philips, YER recruiting a Merchandise Planning Manager to work at the Philips HQ (Amsterdam). It's a full-time, temporary assignment, beginning immediately and initially lasting until 15 April 2021.

Functie

Due to Obelix and Nobel role not filled yet. Business crucial role for Consumer Store to continue business.

As the Merchandising Planning Manager you together with the digital merchandising manager drive the daily sales for the European market on the Philips webshop across Europe. You will recap and analyse the business against the financial plan, and forecast sales on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis by collaborating with the customer demand planner and digital merchandising manager. You will be presenting financial plans, forecasts and strategies in key meetings to drive the category plan for the year for E-commerce.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and drive the forecasting and planning process for Europe in PH E-commerce.
  • Provide forecasts on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis to ensure the customer demand planner can secure availability
  • You'll proactively report on the health of the business and facilitate smart business decisions, communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to managers and cross-functional team members on a weekly basis.
  • You'll collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop systems knowledge.
  • In addition, you'll participate in an integrated account team with the digital merchandising manager, the customer demand planner and traffic manager, supporting and fostering an open and inclusive environment that adopts diversity, encourages accountability, and drives toward results. Analyse seasonal activity and using sell through analysis to identify when levels/ stock needs to be reduced to manage phase outs. Continuously seeking to improve reports and processes and challenge the status quo.

Generic KARs:

  • Set up and drive the forecasting and planning process for Europe in PH E-commerce.
  • Provide forecasts on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis to ensure the customer demand planner can secure availability
  • You'll proactively report on the health of the business and facilitate smart business decisions, communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to managers and cross-functional team members on a weekly basis.
  • You'll collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop systems knowledge.
  • In addition, you'll participate in an integrated account team with the digital merchandising manager, the customer demand planner and traffic manager, supporting and fostering an open and inclusive environment that adopts diversity, encourages accountability, and drives toward results.
  • Analyse seasonal activity and using sell through analysis to identify when levels/ stock needs to be reduced to manage phase outs.
  • Continuously seeking to improve reports and processes and challenge the status quo.

Bedrijf

With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision-making.

Aanbod

You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits;
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office;
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture;
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals;
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies;
  • There is also the possibility of being hired as a freelancer.

Profiel

  • A Bachelor/Masters degree (business, marketing or similar);
  • Experience in merchandising planning company planning, merchandising or allocation
  • Experience in e-commerce, with a leading online/multi-channel/vertical retailer
  • Ability to work at a fast pace with agility
  • Retail Maths including intricacies of sales, gross margin, retail and financial experience, understanding and familiarity of retail planning software
  • PC literate with working knowledge of Excel including setting up spreadsheets, formulas, etc
  • Ability to influence and build strong working relationships
  • Considerable business acumen and commercial thinking
  • Fluent in English
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