Role details

Director of Forecasting and Inventory

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Director of Forecasting for an International Beauty Company
  • Carry out all operations for luxury skincare products

About Our Client

An unconventional and international beauty company aimed at tapping into the fountain of youth.

Job Description

The Director of Forecasting and Inventory will:

  • Analyze sales results to identify opportunities when compared to budgets and retail plans.
  • Evaluate month-end sku sales reports to identify low turnover items and put action plans in place
  • Create and manage retail sales and net shipping forecasts and work to ensure all stock call-outs are captured and remedied
  • Ensure proper stock levels in-store daily. Track orders and forecast monthly shipments.
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales reports (weekly sales, trends, doors, budgets, mix of business) for Senior Management and Internal departments.
  • Allocate all launch items by account to meet pre-established retail goals and track results during the launch period.
  • Adjust future forecasts for inventory when needed.
  • Report on performance to analyze retail results and to make decisions about future investments to maximize event performance
  • Maximize allocation and inventory of GWPs, samples, and collateral.
  • Identify retail opportunities where creative solutions are needed to help drive sales.
  • Work with the the demand planning team to forecast all saleable inventory for basic and launch items.
  • Reduce out of stock situations while maintaining depth inventory for top SKUs
  • Allocate and maintain budgets for all expenditures
  • Review net shipment on a weekly basis to ensure targets are being met.
  • Provide consistent, ongoing communication between the field team and internal office groups
  • Manage shipments, returns and stock levels for all.
  • Oversee a analytical reporting/sales reporting
  • Oversee top line inventory and allocation for new products and kits by account

The Successful Applicant

  • Master's Degree
  • 5-7 years of E-commerce, Retail and Wholesale inventory management experience
  • 8+ years of Sales Analysis and Planning experience
  • Exceptional time management and prioritizing
  • Ability to work well with others and identify strengths

What's on Offer

A full-time, permanent position as a Director of Forecasting and Inventory at a beauty and skincare company in New York City.

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