Marketing Demand Planning Analyst
Company: Harry & David
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The Demand Planning Analyst is responsible for performing
business reporting, planning and analysis related activities for
Mid-West Food Groups Direct Marketing business. -This position
assists in providing pertinent and timely analysis of the Company's
Marketing segments financial performance for four brands, Cheryl's
Cookies, The Popcorn Factory, 1800Baskets and Simply Chocolate.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Major responsibilities of the position are listed below. -To
perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute
each essential duty satisfactorily. -Other duties, assignments and
specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management.
-Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Provide budgeting and forecasting of orders, items, demand, gross
profit, and advertising expenses.
Analyze, compare and report results and key performance indicators
against plan and other internal benchmarks.
Make recommended adjustments to forecast based on changes in demand
and market trends.
Manage complex integrated spreadsheets validating for
Identify exceptions for collaboration and agreement to demand
forecast by internal and external stakeholders.
Partnership with Merchandising/Distribution/Finance/Call Center,
supplying key data points that are critical to the rest of the
Ad-Hoc Analysis as assigned.
Other job duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Marketing or a field
with a quantitative focus. MBA Preferred.
1-3 years' experience in financial analysis with significant
exposure to planning & analysis and management reporting.
Multi-channel retail industry experience preferred.
Strong analytical and mathematical skills.
Experience with SQL programming preferred
Advanced skills in Excel features, queries and statistical tools
Experience with BI tools, such as Tableau and Business Objects
Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills that
provide ability to interact with the most senior levels of the
Exceptional project management skills.
Strong quantitative, analytical, and reporting skills
Experience in designing, implementing and analyzing omni-channel
campaigns strongly preferred.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Self-motivated and deadline driven.
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