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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The world leader in beauty, present in 150 countries on five continents. Our 34 international brands include Kiehls, Lancme, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent Beaut, Ralph Lauren, Clarisonic, Maybelline New York, Essie, Krastase, Biotherm, Shu Uemura, Viktor&Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, Urban Decay, Redken, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, Diesel, Garn...
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    Divisional Assistant

    • Assist in optimising the product catalogue
    • Perform forecast data cleansing in the demand planning tool
    • Create a monthly statistical forecast using the demand planning tool
    • Review and amend the forecast against the latest promo/launch plans, the trend estimate and pertinent demand drivers
    • Achieve consensus for forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and business control personnel through the monthly forecast and validation meetings
    • Build a plan based on validated forecasts, co-packing plan and stock and supply parameters
    • Determine stock and supply parameters in line with stock and service level policy
    • Manage replenishment and determine priority actions with MSL
    • Monitor and reduce Out of Stocks
    • Monitor and define action plans to reduce Slow Movers and Obsoletes
    • Prepare and maintain relevant local and international monthly reports

    Technical & Professional Competencies

    • Knowledge of supply chain management concepts, i.e. Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return
    • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities (non-negotiable)
    • Proactive and a team player (non-negotiable)
    • Continuously look for service level and forecast accuracy improvement opportunities
    • Critical thinking skills to identify where analysis is required & then do it
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, pressurised environment
    • Strong collaborator, working across division/roles
    • Experience with Microsoft Office with strong experience in Excel (Advanced) and PowerPoint (Intermediate)
    • Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures
    • High level knowledge of International Logistics process
    • Knowledge of statistical modeling techniques
    • Is highly collaborative and fosters a culture of collaboration within the overall division


    • Fosters a demand-driven Supply Chain with service as a priority
    • Brings added value to the customer
    • Is focused on the Consumer


    • Masters our Quality, EHS, Finance & Supply Chain standards
    • Integrates external regulations linked to his activity
    • Works closely with the Supply Planner for the Division
    • Works closely with the internal customer to understand business requirements.


    • Optimises information, physical & financial flows along the whole Supply Chain
    • Uses business data for continuous improvement
    • Improves flexibility, reactivity and reliability
    • Masters costs along the Supply Chain


    • Anticipates business activity and acts proactively
    • Deepens the position of the Supply Chain within the business

    Education / Experience / Personal Competencies

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
    • SAP/ERP knowledge & experience
    • Demand / Supply Planning systems knowledge
    • 3 to 5 years planning experience
    • APICS or other forecasting certification preferred
    • Achieves results, with integrity
    • Manages complexity
    • Interacts effectively at all levels within the organisation
    • Excellent communication skills - both formal and informal
    • Strong meeting facilitation skills
    • Strong negotiating skills
    • Proven track records as a collaborator


    • Innovator
    • Strategist
    • People Developer
    • Integrator
    • Entrepreneur

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to L'Oréal on to apply
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