Replenishment Planning Assistant

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
06 Sep 2022
Closes
07 Nov 2022
Ref
153833-en_GB
Function
Operations
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

This position will support all replenishment planning activities globally within Burberry's global planning organisation. They will embody the Burberry values and contribute to a culture of innovation and collaboration.

They will be responsible for:
  • Assessing the Global Replenishment forecasts for Menswear, and creating a culture of accountability for forecast accuracy
  • Maintaining the Global board line cards for Replenishment items and ensuring adherence to the Replenishment monthly critical path
  • Collaborating with regions to identify and maximize opportunities in Replenishment products
  • Determining long range forecasting to support some key vendor strategies


RESPONSIBILITIES

Replenishment Buy Process
  • Responsible for assessing the Global Replenishment line cards and ensuring adherence to global Weeks of Cover targets for both store and hub
  • Alongside Planner, responsible for driving the Global Replenishment Buy process across all lines within Menswear, actualising against regional plans
  • Alongside Planner , responsible for monthly evaluation of trading with Regional teams to assess in-season management decisions and potential inventory rebalances across regions
  • Assists in preparation of insightful commercial analyses to highlight missed opportunities and hindsight for future collection guidance / development particularly with respect for regional ranging
  • Alongside Planner , responsible for reviewing regional Replenishment sales forecasts and stock weeks of cover based on current trading and targets and overlay adjustments if necessary to future buys
  • Assist other Replenishment Planners on coordinating regular free stock drops to optimize replenishment inventory
  • Assisting in the Global Single Pool of Inventory, including forecasting future procurement and weekly Single Pool Stock allocations to regional contracts
  • Assisting in forecasting and planning Replenishment margin for Input into the Seasonal Plans


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Demonstrated experience in a global planning role in a commercial and luxury environment
  • Excellent Excel skills included Pivot Tables & vlookup.
  • Demonstrated experience across replenishment buy process
  • Customer-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Well developed communication skills, with the ability to build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Experience with SAP would be advantageous


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || GLOBAL PLANNING || n/a ||