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Senior Demand Planner

Company: Movado Group Inc
Location: Paramus
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Movado Group, we are committed to building the strongest brands in the industry - and we are passionate about what we do. Our people are fueled by a creative spirit and a drive for excellence that are reflected in every aspect of our business. We offer the watch industry a compelling strategic vision and track record of sustained growth - and we offer our employees great opportunities for career advancement. We invite you to come share in our success.



Job Summary:

The Sr Demand Planner / Forecaster will be responsible for Omni Channel Demand Forecasting for all MGI brands at the SKU level. This will include initial forecasts as well as monthly monitoring and re-projecting of forecasts based on sales performance with the goal of exceeding the financial objectives of the division. Has the ability to develop forecast strategies based on assortment, promotions and lead-times. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Demand Planner / Forecaster to leverage their outstanding analytical and quantitative skills.



Responsibilities:

Partner with VP of Merchandising to ensure understanding of divisional direction and strategies
Partner with B&M and Ecom Merchants to gather key inputs for demand forecasting and inventory optimization
Understand and adhere to Supply Chain forecast calendar to ensure SKU level forecasts are created and loaded in accordance with the calendar
Create monthly demand forecasts by SKU based on sales budget, history, trend and promotional cadence. Presents forecasts and gains alignment from Merchants
Effectively analyze performance vs forecast, articulating needs, early selling patterns and key data points to drive overall divisional performance
Create sales / inventory forecasts for new product launches including analysis of like-products
Ensure new products (phase in / phase out) are properly reflected in the demand plan
Manage and maintain SKU level demand forecasts across all channels to ensure demand properly reflects Sales / GM objectives
Foster healthy partnerships with cross-functional teams in Merchandising, Supply Chain, Demand Planning to drive overall business strategy
Communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences to drive results
Drive process enhancements with IT and Reporting/Analysis partners to improve forecast accuracy
Ability to work in a multi-branded environment
Prepare for and present in business meetings

Requirements

Qualifications:



***New hires must be fully vaccinated at the date of hire. If you are unable to get the vaccine, or if you have any questions about these requirements, please contact the Human Resources Department at immunization@movadogroup.com

5+ years' experience in merchandise planning, allocation, financial analysis, buying or a combination of these areas
Strong financial acumen and statistical/analytical skills including data retrieval, organization, presentation and summary skills
Prioritizes effectively and adjusts easily to changing demands; demonstrates strong time management skills
Excellent communication skills including written and verbal with emphasis on delivery of forecast plans by sku
Provides point of view, influences others through detailed analysis, factual data, and makes strategic recommendations on actions to take
Must be detailed oriented, highly organized, flexible and proactive
Strategic thinker with strong interpersonal and communication skills - ability to communicate and build relationships across different departments & levels of the company
Leads best practices/efficiencies/automations and communicates them to benefit the entire retail business group
Capable of working independently with minimal supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel skills
Familiarity with SAP a plus



DIRECT APPLICANTS ONLY - NO AGENCIES

Movado Group, Inc. designs, sources, and distributes MOVADO -, MVMT -, OLIVIA BURTON -, EBEL -, CONCORD -, COACH -, TOMMY HILFIGER -, HUGO BOSS -, LACOSTE -, and CALVIN KLEIN - watches worldwide, and operates Movado company stores in the United States.

Now is the perfect time to explore watch industry career opportunities with us. Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation and benefit package. Our people are the corner stone of our business - we invite you to grow your career with us.

Movado Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

#INDMGI

Keywords: Movado Group Inc, Paterson , Senior Demand Planner, Other , Paramus, New Jersey

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