Planning Analyst (Luxury Retail)

Job Title: Planning Analyst (Luxury Retail)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Causeway Bay, Wan Chai District
Industry: Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference: 56119_1716259432
Contact Name: Jason Li
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Job Description

Our client is a leading luxury fashion brand with a strong presence in the APAC region. With a rich heritage and a commitment to excellence, the brand is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and experiences to its customers.

Job Summary:

As a Planning Analyst, you will play a crucial role in optimizing the distribution strategy and operations for the APAC region. You will be responsible for distribution planning, stock allocation, and re-balancing across 13 markets in APAC. Reporting to the Distribution Manager, you will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure efficient supply chain management and enhance customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement distribution strategies to meet sales targets and optimize inventory levels across the APAC region.
  • Collaborate with the Distribution Manager to create and execute comprehensive distribution plans for 13 markets.
  • Monitor stock levels, sales forecasts, and market trends to make data-driven decisions on stock allocation and replenishment.
  • Conduct regular analysis of sales data, product performance, and demand patterns to identify opportunities for improvement and mitigate risks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, and logistics, to ensure alignment and effective execution of distribution plans.
  • Optimize the allocation and replenishment processes to minimize stock-outs, excess inventory, and product obsolescence.
  • Utilize Excel, PowerBI, and Anaplan to develop reports, dashboards, and analytical models to support distribution planning and decision-making.
  • Monitor and track key performance indicators (KPIs) related to distribution efficiency, customer service levels, and inventory management.
  • Identify process improvements and contribute to the development and implementation of supply chain initiatives.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Proven 5 years of experience in distribution planning, stock allocation, and inventory management.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, PowerBI, and Anaplan, with the ability to analyze and interpret data to drive insights and decision-making.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work independently, taking ownership of assigned responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of APAC markets and distribution dynamics is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in additional languages, such as Cantonese / Mandarin, would be an advantage.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Jason Li at +852 3180 4962 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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