Supply Planner Full-time Job

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Key Responsibilities

Demand Planning Support

Review planning and forecasting outputs and communicate KPIs to relevant team members

Work closely with Demand Planners to understand expected forecasts

Assist in the development of the Demand Plan where needed; determine what is required in the demand, supply and inventory plans to support business needs

Support demand team in the mitigation of specific factors (demand drivers, supply constraints) relevant within the category which must be carefully managed in the S&OP process

Support any action plans involving price adjustments

Inventory Management & Fulfilment:

Develop and test different options for stock size, composition and age profile and recommend optimum stock model to support agreed Demand and business plans

Implement inventory strategies based on cost benefit analysis as defined by the strategic objectives and goals

Set KPIs that align with multiple stakeholders’ objectives for inventory optimization to attain short term and long term goals

Lead supply planning efforts across functions to optimally fulfill business needs, including leading the S&OP process where required

Identify supply constraints which are business critical and work with supply partners to try and improve them to enable improved planning, inventory and service levels

Identify gaps in current supply or Demand plans and propose remedial action

Leverage order generation algorithms to ensure stock availability

Monitor supply planning adherence to demand plan

Communicate to all relevant stakeholders about adherence to agreed inventory levels to ensure maintenance of performance and immediate response to developing issues

Identify constraints and options on available space and alert the business to impending issues

Develop suppliers to achieve capability levels required to support our business

Secure supplier involvement in internal company initiatives where relevant (joint planning and stock management, new product development etc) to give the business a strategic advantage

Lead the specification and agreement of KPIs and SLAs with key suppliers ensuring legal compliance

Conduct an assortment of negotiations to accomplish organization objectives


Create options for contracting, sourcing, relationships or risk improvement, using the category sourcing frameworks

Assist in the setting of sourcing strategies to develop new and emerging sources of supply

Validate assumptions and robustness of sourcing strategies

Assess existing and prospective suppliers’ capabilities against evolving business needs and ensure that the business has an adequate and sustainable supply base

Ensure gaps in current and/or potential capabilities are clearly identified and plans are developed to deal with them

Company Description
We are Chalhoub Group, a leading partner for luxury across the Middle East for over 60 years. By blending our Middle East expertise, deep understanding of the local customer and intimate knowledge of luxury, were dedicated to making every customer experience unforgettable. For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear. Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer. Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work. To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up The Greenhouse, which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.