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Supply Planning Lead
Location: London, The Speechmark
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Hours: 37,5 hours, Monday - Friday
Be a part of Vodafone UK Consumer where digital is at the forefront of everything we do. From the way we interact with our customers, to how we communicate in our campaigns and create data-driven propositions.
What will you be doing?
In this role you will be mainly be responsible for maximising on time customer availability of products whilst balancing business risk on inventory value.
You will also take ownership of all inventory activity from point of PO to removal from sale. Influence commercial, marketing and portfolio teams to ensure that right decisions taken at right time to achieve Vodafone’s objectives.
You will ensure that inventory optimisation rules are applied and vendors adhere to the commercial terms and SC guidelines through good governance. Minimise obsolete stock, proactively communicate to relevant teams, drive commercial decisions to reduce it and coordinate the disposal of it when needed.
You will work proactively with Terminals portfolio/marketing/commercial to (1)- launch new products successfully, ensuring all parts of the supply chain are informed and ready to manage each product by the launch date (2) – balance their needs and targets with those of Supply Chain, finding a suitable compromise (terms/inventory) and best decision for Vodafone where needed.
Who are we looking for?
• People Manager – large team management and ability to flex team.
• Analytical Mind-set – large data buckets of information and ability to sift data for presentation and numerical analysis.
• Expertise in use of stock and planning systems to manage stock inbound, allocations and replenishment.
• Utilise demand planning and vendor relationships to optimise KPI performance
• Take ownership of vendor portfolio once confirmed, apply knowledge of new product intro\end of life to drive an effective supply plan
Our promise to you
An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.
The future is exciting. Ready?
Commitment from Vodafone
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.