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Integrated Business Planning Director

Employer
Deckers Brands
Location
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
24 May 2024

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INTEGRATED BUSINESS PLANNING DIRECTOR

At Deckers Brands we don’t just create shoes, we create lifestyles. We are about opportunity. Opportunity to create, to grow and to have an impact. We want all our people to be as successful as they can be, to reach their full potential.

We want to positively impact the world, whether that be with our Be Good, Do Good community involvement, or through employing sustainable business practice and socially responsible operations. How we continue this journey is down to our 3,000 strong global team, across our five brands (UGG, Hoka, Teva, Sanuk and Koolabura by UGG). No matter where you are based within our team, we are committed to helping our people thrive. We will offer you a generous employee benefits package, as well as health, wellness, and career development support.

COME AS YOU ARE

We believe that the company you build is defined by the company you keep. We believe that a diverse, inclusive culture drives creativity and success. We believe that open hearts and minds together can unleash the potential of a brilliant mix of people-in every corner of Deckers. We strive to create a workplace that values ALL people, where we embrace differences, and everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. Because the more perspectives we share, the better we can be.

The Role:

As the Integrated Business Planning Director for EMEA, you will enhance Demand Probability signals, Inventory planning and execution to optimize supply chain efficiency and/or service levels. You will ensure that relationships and touchpoints throughout the organisation are in place to facilitate the clear communication of inventory forecasts, plans and execution by stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have great leadership skills to manage and influence a team and a strong analytical mind to problem-solve and develop long-term strategy plans that integrate with the company’s financial infrastructure.

Your Impact:
  • Implement and advance performance through culture and measured through KPIs such as Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias and Forecast Value Add
  • Drive all regional IP teams to create clear operating procedures and processes to maintain a consistent focus on financial and operational targets
  • Partner with Brand, Regional and Channel leadership teams to ensure all deliverables align with brand strategic direction and financial objectives
  • Communicate to internal partners around achievement of targets via KPIs and metrics such as Inventory Turns, Inventory Landing, On Time In Full (OTIF) and air freight spend
  • Ensure each region and function maintains processes and ensure users are fully trained for the full life of the planning systems


Who You Are:
  • You are a natural leader and can create a culture that values excellence
  • A strategic thinker, continuously looking to problem-solve and improve practices
  • You’re comfortable with presenting on a board level and able to influence decision making
  • You understand wholesale, retail and ecommerce environments


We would Love to Hear from People with:
  • Strong experience in Supply Chain Planning, ideally for a global organisation with multiple distribution channels (retail, wholesale, ecommerce)
  • Certifications in Sales & Operations Planning such as Oliver Wight or APICS is a plus
  • Proficiency in systems such as Oracle is beneficial but not required


What We Will Give You:
  • 27 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays & some time away from work - on top of generous holiday allowance, we can generally take advantage of half day Fridays providing our work is finished for the week.
  • Extras, discounts, perks & volunteering opportunities - Being a valued member of the Deckers Brands team means more than just a paycheck. From generous discounts to community-based programs, we offer a variety of cool extras.
  • Growth and Development - Deckers Brands was built on the idea of pursuing passion. That’s why we offer extensive opportunities and support for personal and professional development including Global Mentorship Programme
  • Hybrid & Flexible Working Environment


Equal Employment Opportunity
Diversity and inclusion are key to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds who share a passion for our brands. We welcome qualified applicants embracing their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition and all of the other beautiful parts of your identity.


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