Nike Converse Demand Planner in Hilversum, Netherlands

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Description

As a Demand Planner you will be responsible to develop demand plans and work with cross- functional teams to drive the demand plans and process. You will create compelling analysis and forecast, including setting goals and measurements to monitor performance. You will develop and implement demand planning best practices and determine inventory strategy by understanding segment/product initiatives and demand to manage inventory strategy and targets in order to develop the buy strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Forecast Demand for Footwear.

  • Create Flow and demand strategy

  • Analysis of previous supply and demand.

  • Review Actuals and current bookings

  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, and evaluate forecast results.

  • Develop monthly plans and targets.

  • Review Bookings versus Forecast versus Deadlines

  • Meet with Merchandiser and Commercial team to plan and forecast the seasonal line plans.

  • Train new team members on the process.

  • Activate products and determine life cycles.

  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.

  • Provide input to the Inventory Planning organization in developing inventory strategies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Business, Supply chain, Logistics or related fields.

  • At least 2-3 years of related business experience required, with emphasis on Demand Planning, understanding Buying, Forecasting, Inventory management

  • Experience with Excel to an advanced level

  • SAP or related ERP Experience is a plus.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Fluency in English is required; both verbal and written.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Business, Supply chain, Logistics or related fields.

  • At least 2-3 years of related business experience required, with emphasis on Demand Planning, understanding Buying, Forecasting, Inventory management

  • Experience with Excel to an advanced level

  • SAP or related ERP Experience is a plus.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Fluency in English is required; both verbal and written.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. 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.

Job ID: 00382685

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Converse I, Supply Chain, Converse