Business Planning Lead Export Loreal Dubai

Business Planning Lead Export at Loreal in 3 Galleries Rd, Mina Jebel Ali, Jabal Ali Industrial Second, Dubai, UAE will build a comprehensive business forecast for Export markets, by distributor/Channel in Units and Value. Work with the Commercial Managers/Key Account Managers to monitor and update the forecast – leading to a Sales Trend. This is a Senior level full time job. And salary can range between 10000-25000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Business Planning Lead Export

  • Reporting to the business unit manager, ensure Division business forecast accuracy by following and challenging KAMs sales monthly forecasts, on baseline, promotions/activations, and launches.
  • Develop deep customer knowledge on supply rules and policy, timelines, stock equation, buying patterns and activation plans.
  • Aggregate the total sales forecasts in units and consolidated sales, then analyze all available facts & figures to identify potential gaps.
  • Analyze secondary sell out to identify potential gaps and opportunities and highlight to business partners.
  • Communicate objective feedback, propose adjustment to key stakeholders (GM, Sales, Supply, Finance) and validate the sales forecast.
  • Build a realistic & Bottom-up vision of sales by key-account/channel, independently from other planning exercises (budget trend, procurement plan, sales objectives), specifically from Sales Objectives.
  • Build a promotional / activation plan for each key account/channel in-line with the brand strategy & RGM guidelines, for a rolling 18 month horizon
  • Refresh forecast monthly, analyzing sell-in, sell out, and stock in trade performance
  • Work on the forecast collaboratively with the teams while being customer centric, focusing on the retailers
  • Respect yearly and monthly deadlines, to integrate Business Planning in Budget/ Trend and Forecast/Validation meetings.
  • Monitor and align on the Stock in trade targets to be in line with the business & retailer strategy
  • Build and maintain Business Planning tools and processes.

Requirements for Role of Business Planning Lead Export

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, International Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in export business planning, international trade, or a related field.
  • Product knowledge/experience in cosmetics industry is good to have.

Skills And Knowledge Desired

  • Must Have Market Planning/Demand Planning experience in a retail & Distributor environment
  • Understanding of Sales Targets build-up.
  • Understanding of in-market activations and it’s impacts on retailer buying patterns.
  • Good Financial understanding Price structure, Gross to Net.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong capabilities to collaborate within and outside the organization.
  • Well versed in Time Management with high Organizational Skills.
  • Analytical skills in forecast management and stock / sales analysis.
  • Proficient in advanced MS Excel, MS Access & Power BI.
  • Should be able to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must display good negotiation skills.

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