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Planning Manager, Korea (8-12yrs)


Planning and Retail Operations
Republic of Korea - Seoul Office

The role will be a key business partner to manage overall end to end forecast planning, replenishment and allocation for direct retail and E-commerce business

  • Work with Retail and E-commerce team from SC to achieve business target, facilitate the monthly integrated business planning meeting and weekly allocation meeting with internal commercial team
  • Engage the IBP cycle with local market, understand the business strategy and work together on the commercial plan with sales team including the baseline forecast, promotion event, seasonality, etc. to develop the rolling 12months demand forecast for assigned direct retail channel and e-commerce channel
  • Assure the consistency of the sales forecast, in volume and in value, with the business plan taking into consideration all the marketing and sales promotion activities, sale out trend etc.
  • Supervise and decide on the activities on demand planning according to the objectives of product availability and stock target defined
  • Develop/implement effective demand & supply consensus process to ensure stock availability and case fill rate as a key competitive advantage and enabler for KPI delivery
  • Manage the product portfolio with commercial team based on business analysis, assess relevant service model, safety stock setting, etc.
  • Manage a smooth Product Life Cycle (PLC) process, including NPIs, SLOB items, Phase-in/phase-out and EOL management based on market strategy
  • Continuous improvement to manage the supply risk and lead with cross function like region planning team, commercial team to identify the action plan for mitigating the supply gap and fulfilment of business needs


  • Track record on multi-cultural dynamic environments where he/she played a major role on implementing changes
  • Strong leadership and responsivity, follow-through, results driven attitude
  • Hands-on, down to earth profile & experience in Supply Chain Management
  • Experience & knowledge on overall supply chain in manufacturer POV and customer (retailer’s) supply chain
  • Preferred to have minimum 8 years to maximum 12 years of experience in Demand/Supply planning
  • Experience on Retail planning, store allocation and E-commerce planning knowledge will be a plus
  • Solid Execution & Follow through, Excellent analytical capabilities, logical & strategical thinking, effective communication skill including English proficiency
  • Project management and Change management
  • Knowledge and experience on 1) demand forecasting and planning processes and 2) End to End supply planning & processes
  • Deep knowledge on overall supply chain in manufacturer POV and customer (retailer’s) supply chain
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP or ERP system
  • Knowledge on MS office and other relevant software for forecasting & supply process
  • Decisive and excellent influencer.
  • Self-starter who sees things to completion.
  • Entrepreneurial flair.
  • Energetic, engaging, and positive approach.
  • Assertive, prepared to see through plans and overcome objections.
  • Intelligent, quick-thinking, alert.
  • Calm, logical, comfortable with all levels.
  • Results driven.
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent English is a must, with relevant local language skills


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