Req ID




Req ID:  88787
Function:  Supply Chain
Posted:  Sep 15, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19 4DR

Demand Planner



Fancy working with some of the world’s most prolific luxury fragrance and cosmetic brands such as Gucci, Rimmel, Burberry, Chloe, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss and philosophy to name a few? We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re World #1 in Fragrance and World #3 in Colour Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of brands is sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.




In this you will be fully responsible for managing 18 months rolling forecast for our main brands, working collaborative with key stakeholders through the S&OP Process

Full responsibility for a portfolio of circa £20M/Year.

Main KPIS: Forecast Accuracy and BIAS. Support KPIS: Service Levels



  • Responsible for ensuring accurate, timely forecasts are delivered to the business. Ownership of the brand volume/value forecasts in Manugistics.
  • Analyzing portfolio performance to understanding trends, providing the business with Root Cause Analysis for deviations and adjust the forecast accordingly.
  • Responsible for communication of forecasts and resolution of issues at key business meetings.
  • Leading the brand reviews and working collaboratively and cross-functionally to understand and deliver the brand / customer requirements.
  • Maintaining and developing Manugistics, Rapid Response and SAP, as the key forecast business tools.
  • Providing historical and forward analysis on the specific section of business by sku, brand and customer.
  • Communicating supply chain issues that could affect the business.
  • Communicating and collaborating closely with the International Supply Chain and Global teams to ensure the UK’s requirements are clearly understood & met, and to ensure smooth, timely supply of product including NPD.
  • Providing analysis on S&OP inputs and outputs for each cycle
  • Manage the portfolio in the system in line with Global standards
  • Manage all building blocks: launches, promotions, and One Shots
  • Driving process excellence including championing the S&OP process, continuous improvement, and best practice.
  • To carry out any other reasonable management requested task.




  • Previous experience in a similar forecasting/demand planning/supply chain role essential.
  • Fully proficient in standard IT packages.
  • Advanced Excel user essential for the role




  • Demonstrates a strong sense of individual accountability
  • Is committed to deliver results, goes after the stretch target
  • Proactively seeks improvement, is a solution provider and a problem solver
  • Learns from successes and failures, looks for and reapplies best practices
  • Is resilient and flexible, adapts to new challenges
  • Remains focused on priorities while tackling obstacles
  • Embraces and accelerates change in a fast-paced environment
  • Thrives on challenges and keeps a healthy attitude under pressure
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency but knows when to act, when to wait
  • Is willing to work with others and focuses on customer needs
  • Takes advantage of processes and work systems, follows them with discipline
  • Escalates issues before they become problems
  • Collaborates easily with others, sharing information and adapts to different working styles




  • Operating within a fast-moving industry and dynamic category, the successful candidate will flourish in the heart of a local market office. They will benefit from daily learning opportunities and have the unique ability to shape their careers through gaining a truly multi-faceted experience within a pioneering organization.
  • The team has a ‘fun first’ mindset and we work closely together supporting one another to be our best selves.
  • You will have the option to work flexbily in line with our Omni Working structure and access to an array of exceptional benefits from day one in the business from Summer Working hours, exceptional Healthcare benefits and generous parental leave to discounts on beauty products and office social events.
Country/Region:  GB
City:  London