Starbucks Careers in London – Demand Planning Manager

Website Starbucks

Job Description:

The Demand Planning Manager leads a team of demand planners across a range of Starbucks products including ambient and store development items. It excludes coffee, tea, co-manufactured products and chilled/frozen goods.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up the system and maintaining parameters to support an optimal planning setup and achieving the planning objectives.
  • Drive forward system development and enhancement in partnership with IT.
  • Building a team of Demand Planning experts, with the technical tools and knowledge to create results.
  • Lead leadership-level discussions regarding promotions planning and stock depletion strategies across business units. (promotional planning)
  • Train, coach and support the team in making optimized use of our Starbucks Demand Planning and S&OP Best Practices and processes.
  • Identifying forecast discrepancies, opportunities and risks and recommending changes to forecast plans.
  • Track the Demand Planning KPIs, ensuring a root cause analysis and an action plan to hit and maintain targets is in place and followed by the team.
  • Support in owning and achieving the Supply Planning KPIs by delivering an accurate demand plan.
  • Lead team in creating a consistent ‘day in the life’ operating model that includes systematic processes executed routinely and reliably.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to drive consensus decision-making processes with positive charisma.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage, coach and inspire a team, ensuring continuity in an ever-changing and growing business landscape.
  • Ability to set priorities, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment, without compromising the quality of the output.
  • Experienced knowledge of demand planning processes.
  • Root cause analysis mindset with a result and solution driven approach to work.
  • Ability to build relationships with business stakeholders based on collaboration and meeting a shared objective.

Job Details:

Company: Starbucks

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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