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Senior Planning Manager (m/w) Sports

Senior Planning Manager (m/w) Sports

Amazon EU SARL (Germany Branch)
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Job Description

Amazon’s Sport team is looking for a talented, driven, and highly analytical Sr. Business Planner (m/f). This position is responsible for planning business metrics such as revenue, profit, inventory and purchase amount for our Sport seasonal categories. He/She will also play a key leading in steering our pricing logics for seasonal products through their lifecycle.

Areas of responsibility include:
  • Develop plans on revenue, profit, inventory and purchase amount for the category in charge
  • Prepare budgets for seasonal buys working in close cooperation with the relevant vendor manager.
  • Own the A to Z planning process, propose improvements and align to best practices across EU and with other seasonal categories
  • Manage inventory health by ensuring efficient inventory flows and defining ad-hoc promotional campaigns.
  • Work with various internal teams to help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and demand forecasting
  • Troubleshoot and drive resolution for systemic issues that reduce the accuracy of system generated forecasts
  • Work with buyers and instock managers to plan seasonal product and reduce errors in forecasting
  • Work with cross functional IT teams to further automate key processes
  • Passionately advocate for the customer and category within Amazon

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • Relevant university degree in business or engineering,
  • Proven, successful supply chain professional with several years’ experience in operations, inventory planning, demand forecasting and buying or top tier consulting.
  • Must have a proven track record in taking ownership, driving results and moving with speed to implement ideas in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with extensive business acumen.
  • Cultural awareness as well as the ability to function well in a large global environment and to work effectively across internal and external organizations throughout Europe.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed
  • Advanced excel skills

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

Preferred qualifications
  • MBA from renowned business school.
  • German is a plus.
  • Experience in Fashion/sport planning functions
  • SQL and experience in working with large-scale, complex datasets
  • Passion for Sport off course
If you are interested please apply online and upload your resume in English (max 5 MB).