S&OP Demand Planner at Rituals

S&OP Demand planner bij Rituals

In this role, you are responsible for supporting the monthly S&OP process, to ensure the best possible demand forecast for timely and optimal availability of all Rituals products. As S&OP demand planner you are constantly balancing global demand and supply for our Wholesale and Travel sales channels. You make sure forecast actions are reflected in the S&OP salesplan accordingly, resulting in a monthly rolling forecast. The S&OP forecast serves as input for the monthly supply planning process, shop planning forecast and financial budget.

Key activities include; gathering business inputs, analyzing forecast accuracy, optimizing the demand plan and preparing presentations to support monthly demand review meetings. In collaboration with the commercial teams, marketing, innovation and supply chain you make sure all business inputs are reflected in the demand plan, while keeping aligned with our control team.    

Your accountabilities

  • As demand planner you support the completion of the monthly S&OP cycle, meaning:
  • You will work together with multiple departments to collect required business drivers, keep track on deadlines and validate inputs from our Wholesale and Travel business
  • You will support the Sr. S&OP demand planner to create monthly S&OP reports, category analyses and presentations
  • You are in charge to make sure forecast accuracy results, category trends and business inputs are translated to required forecast actions and are reflected in the demand planning tool Logility
  • You will contribute to executive demand reviews and S&OP work sessions

This leads to an exciting balance between analytical skills and stakeholder management based on strong relations. You will report to the Sr. S&OP Demand planner and are part of the S&OP team within the Supply Chain department.

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelors/Masters degree (Business Economics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management)
  • You have 2-4 years of experience in demand forecasting and S&OP planning
  • You have experience in a Retail / FMCG environment
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English language (spoken and written)
  • You have strong analytical, planning & organizing skills
  • You have experience in MS Excel and affinity with IT / Software
  • You are pro-active, eager to learn and accurate with a sharp eye for details
  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • You are a team player who thrives within a dynamic, fast-growing company

Our offer

Rituals offers a challenging role in a young and eager team, where empowering your colleagues (and vice versa) is part of the deal. Although our proposition encompasses an attractive benefits and compensation package, the (international) scope and impact of the position may appeal to you even more. You’ll spend most of your time at our Amsterdam HQ – hope you can appreciate the view of one of the most iconic Amsterdam canals.

We are Rituals

“We’re not here to sell you beauty; we are here to make you feel good.” Raymond Cloosterman, CEO Rituals.

Our ambition is to grow sustainably and become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. And for that we need passionate, energetic, ambitious and driven people to help us achieve our goals. This might feel like a paradox, but within our company meaningfulness and performance complement each other like yin and yang.

The opening of the very first store on Amsterdam’s Kalverstraat in 2000 was followed by openings in vibrant cities such as London, Madrid, Antwerp, Paris, Lisbon, Berlin, Stockholm, Dubai and New York. We have over 730 stores, more than 2150 shop-in-shops and 4 City Spas in 29 countries worldwide. We have seen rapid expansion in duty free, airline, cruise liners & ferries, as well as hotels. We also have Duty Free stores on more than 140 luxury cruise liners, some major airports worldwide and 10 different airlines.

Become part of the Rituals family

If it’s you we’re looking for, please don’t hesitate and send in your application here. We’ll be in touch soon.

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