Brand
Vacancy title
Demand Planning Manager
Ref
19886
Function
Sales Asia
City
Shanghai
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31/10/2022
Description

Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 4,050 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

Learn more about Triumph on:

www.triumph.com

www.linkedin.com/company/triumph-international/

 

Our Demand Planning Department at the China headquarter in Shanghai China is looking immediately for a highly motivated

 

                                                          Demand Planning Manager

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Demand Planning Manager will support the Head of Merchandising in the development and execution of merchandising strategies and budget that support the overall brand building and sales growth in China. Demand Planning Manager will be responsible for driving financial results by maximizing sales and product margin, optimizing inventory levels, managing inventory turn and Open-to-Buy through various product planning and demand forecast.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Create the best possible sales forecast based on insight from Sales trends, strength of products, marketing activities and promotions through a monthly structured sales and operations planning process.
  • Manage, maintain and present department financial forecast in OTB. Take appropriate action to maximize sales, profitability and inventory productivity. 
  • Create category merchandising plans, inventory plans, and margin goals that align with product opportunities. 
  • Work with Buyers to build appropriate assortments for each delivery that fit the sales plans. 
  • Collaborate with Buyers on inventory and markdown management. Analyze performance in season and make markdown or chase recommendations. 
  • Identify and communicate potential inventory liabilities and drive appropriate actions to resolution. 
  • Provide various reports for inventory, sales and product performance. 
  • Identify missed opportunities from previous seasons, opportunities for growth, and down-trending businesses. 
  • Create and develop new reporting to support better forecasting, planning, budgeting and performance tracking. 
  • Assist in developing processes that build efficiencies and streamline workflow.            

Your ideal profile:

  • Outstanding COMMUNICATION skills both verbal & written. 
  • Demonstrated BUSINESS acumen. 
  • Adapt easily to DIVERSE audiences and environments. 
  • RESILIENCE in the face of adversity and stress.
  • Sort thru COMPLEXITY and present in strategic and conclusive way. 
  • Able to PRIORITIZE and work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Able to work effectively in a TEAM environment. 
  • Capable of MULTI-TASKING, prioritizing, and managing time efficiently. 
  • Demonstrate ability to INFLUENCE decisions through experience and analysis. 
  • Effectively plan workload and PRIORITIZE tasks and achieve deadlines. 
  • At least 5 years hands-on retail planning experience in underwear, lifestyle, fast-fashion, sportswear. 
  • Strong fashion sense, analytical skills, business acumen and numerical sense. 
  • Knowledge of online retail is advantage.        

We offer an opportunity in a fast paced organization which gives those looking for a challenge the possibility to grow with the company and shape the future.

We are a family owned company with strong values, operating at a global level with key markets in Germany, Japan and China - where our iconic brands, Sloggi and Triumph, continue to delight our consumers.

Triumph Group is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your application letter and CV in English, diplomas and expected salary range by clicking on Apply.