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    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + 7%

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    Oliver Williams

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Pod are excited to be partnering with a global luxury cosmetics brand who are on the hunt for a Supply Chain Planning Manager to join their growing team in central London!

In this role, you will lead the demand planning process for a portfolio of finished goods SKUs across 3 luxury beauty lines. You will manage a Supply Planner direct report, oversee the UK inventory management, and take part in the implementation of a new planning tool.

This is a brilliant opportunity for an advanced demand and supply chain planner to make their mark in a growing business, gain excellent end-to-end supply chain exposure, and join a positive and progressive team.


As the UK Supply Chain Planning Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a 3-month demand plan for up to 500 finished goods cosmetics SKUs

  • Identifying supply risks for 12-month horizon and working with sales to mitigate

  • Directing the day-to-day activities of a Supply & Inventory Planner

  • Collaborating with marketing to establish customer commitments

  • Leading contact between UK and US supply teams to ensure product supply and availability to meet forecast

  • Leading S&OP process and meetings internally to champion participation across functions


To achieve success in this role, I am looking for:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a demand planning role in cosmetics or consumer goods industry

  • High quality working knowledge of supply, inventory, and end-to-end supply chain process

  • Excellent Excel ability and an affinity for ERP and planning systems

  • Honesty, integrity, and the ability to collaborate closely with internal and external partners

  • Great problem solving and analytics skills

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to juggle shifting priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Could this your ideal next move? Let me know by applying or getting in touch at

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.