Supply Planning Manager

Planning & Reporting London, United Kingdom


Description

The role:

Our Commercial Strategy team are looking for a unique individual to extract supply-side insights from our data and transform these into projects that will deliver long-term, sustainable sales growth. Your role will be critical to ensuring we identify, procure and promote the greatest selection of luxury products for the site.

This person will bring a heavy quantitative skill set to the team (the “science”) but also be comfortable working with and embracing the “art” from our fashion/trend focused buying teams. We are looking for a:

  • Critical thinker, confident in analyzing trends and patterns in large data sets
  • Structured communicator, adept at packaging findings into digestible, actionable insights
  • Organized team-player, able to collaborate and drive projects forward with various stakeholders 


What you’ll do:

  • You will answer key business questions that shed light on product and partner performance using a hypothesis-led approach.
    • Identify key business questions based on input from key stakeholders
    • Determine what analyses will help prove or disprove the hypotheses
    • Gather the data in SQL and execute the analyses via a range of tools/resources (e.g. Excel, Tableau, Looker)
    •  Prepare your findings in an easily digestible format for key stakeholders (e.g. Looker dashboards, PowerPoint, email)
  • You will design and develop new methodologies for analysing data efficiently.
    • Be proactive in identifying opportunities to optimise data processing and interpretation, especially for analyses that must be conducted on a regular basis
    • Prioritise these opportunities based on time saved and value to the business
    • Implement robust methodologies with checks to ensure high data quality
  • You will collaborate with teams across the business to incorporate their input and deliver cross-functional projects.
    • Review your findings with the Buying and Merchandising departments
    • Engage with Business Development, Account Management, and Commercial Growth functions to consider the practical challenges of our industry
    • Work with Product and Marketing teams to integrate and test commercial metrics in their algorithms
  • Innovate and identify projects that the business didn’t even realize it needed


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Extensive years of analytical experience (e.g. consulting, data science)
  • University degree in an analytical field (e.g. computer science, engineering, maths, economics, statistics)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with data manipulation (e.g. SQL), visualization (e.g. Tableau, Looker), statistical analysis (R or Python), with the ability to code (e.g., PHP) a plus.
  • Proven ability to problem solve and provide practical business insights from large, complex data sets
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and scoping work with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment; Comfortable working to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English, multiple language capabilities is a plus
  • Fantastic team fit - tenacity with a smile, real pride in quality of work and an understanding that the ‘how’ you work is just as important!