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Demand Planner - Beauty

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Buying and Merchandising
  4. Fixed Term
VAC- 37746

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We are looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join our Merchandising team on a fixed term contract for 18 months.

About the Role 

Our Demand Planning function are tasked with reviewing and optimising system driven forecasts through statistical analysis, data modelling and other demand influencing factors to drive forecast accuracy. As a Demand Planner for our Beauty category, you will manage the demand signal across the category, for the purposes of driving the Supply Chain and supporting gross sales planning and execution. You will deliver continuous improvements to business planning accuracy, enhancing sales performance and optimise inventory holdings.

Your duties will include:

  • Developing the demand plan and fulfilment for all sites and ensure its quality for all retail channels.
  • Ensuring forecast consistency and accuracy, through the building of a consensus between the commercial forecasts, the financial trends and sales history.
  • Managing master data relating to replenishment.
  • Challenging and consolidating the promotion and launch sales forecasts projected by the Buying and Retail teams.
  • Participating in all relevant projects and implement process improvements across the wider Demand Planning team.


About You 

You will be someone with prior experience within a Demand Planning function, able to work at a fast pace within a fashion category. You will be an expert in SAP or a similar software, with excellent numerical and analytical skills. Pairing strong time management with great stakeholder management, you will be able to deliver to key deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.


About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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