The Estee Lauder Companies Director Demand Planning Travel Retail Worldwide in New York, New York
Director Demand Planning Travel Retail Worldwide
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
The position will coordinate all inputs (brand marketing strategies, programs, promotional calendar, etc.) to the creation of the product forecasts (launches, events, promotions and in-line), its reconciliation to the Brand Financial Forecast and its balancing with operational constraints. Interaction will frequently be at the senior levels in the brand organization.
Effectively builds consensus with stakeholders by presenting a clear business case that integrates brand and customer knowledge as well as the business/brand benefits.
Effectively presents point-of-view in a variety of settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and executives.
Provides monthly input to financial management to provide insight to the demand planning process.
Responsible for responding to identified adjustments to the forecasts.
Regularly evaluates regional brand actual performance to forecasted demand, analyzing the variances and initiating appropriate corrective actions.
Responsible for identifying adjustments to the forecast (including halo lift and cannibalization) for in-line products and promotional events for brand.
Develops new product forecasts in tandem with Marketing, with reference to sales plans and analysis of performance of like products in the Brand environment. Reviews forecasts with management.
Anticipates sales patterns of new and existing products based on performance of like SKUs.
Incorporates awareness of relevant business/brand strategies and initiatives into recommendations and decisions.
Develops and proposes solutions that anticipate and respond to customer needs.
Creates and provides appropriate reporting to support business.
Position requires 8 years of combined experience with at least 5 years in the following areas: demand planning/forecasting.
Demonstrated record of influencing and decision making at multiple levels in an organization.
Demonstrated experience in creative problem solving.
Excellent collaboration, communication and negotiation skills.
Bachelor’s degree, MBA a plus.
Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 1715358