Moet-Hennessey Forecaster/Senior Forecaster in Hong Kong

Forecaster/Senior Forecaster

  • Company: Guerlain Asia Pacific

  • Location: Hong Kong

  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics

  • Contract type: Permanent Job

  • Function: Marketing

  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years

  • Reference No.: GUER00596

  • Date of publication: 2017.05.08

Position

MAIN OBJECTIVE

The Forecaster supports the Product Manager by monitoring the business planning and forecasting processes in line with brand's marketing strategy

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Construct Business Planning
  • Budget construction by commercial line for saleable and promotional goods

  • Budget construction of the non-saleable goods

  • Estimate and define rationale sales target for new launch products

  1. Monitor Forecasting process
  • Forecasting of all saleable products through forecasts system

  • Forecasting and consumption planning of non-saleable products

  • Forecasts accuracy analysis and reporting

  • Monitor and communicate after-launch results to improve short and long term forecasts accuracy

  • Improve inventory situation by comparing and analyzing sales plans and forecasts with actual results

  • Assist GM & Marketing Manager during annual budget on products analysis

  1. Follow and apply Marketing Strategy
  • Follow and maintain local marketing plan

  • Provide discontinuation plan

  • Provide regular items assortment by counter in line with marketing strategy

  • Provide assortment by door for new launch products and new doors opening

  1. Manage special events by building event calendar in collaboration with Sales team (Promotions, BC Incentive, etc.) and estimating their respective impacts on the sales

  2. Communicate with Regional forecasting team and deliver the forecasting demand clearly by riding on the business direction, marketing plan and updated sales trend of Hong Kong Guerlain

  3. Participate in periodic reviews with other brand's departments as well as with Demand & Supply Planning department

    Profile

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree holder with at least 3 years Marketing Planning / Sales Forecasting / Supply Chain Planning experience

  • More experience candidate may be considered as Senior Forecaster

  • Knowledge and understanding of Marketing Planning / Forecasting / Supply Chain concepts and applications

  • English proficiency

  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)

  • Ability to animate reviews with top management

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities