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The LEGO Group Senior Retail Forecasting Manager EMEA in London, United Kingdom

Senior Retail Forecasting Manager EMEA

  • Location London, United Kingdom

  • Job ID 0000017401

  • Category Supply Chain

Job Description

Just imagine being part of the most loved brand worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your planning and analytical skills that will impact the foundation of our core business!

Core Responsibilities

  • Overall plan accountability: Secure the overall quality and delivery of the regional, item level demand plan, for both on-line and physical stores, across an up-to 21-month horizon. Plan includes both consumer sales and selling-in requirements.

  • Exclusives planning: Hands on responsibility for the forecast of a subset of products delivering high value to the LEGO Retail business. Working closely with marketing, business owners and other key partners to ensure that the forecast reflects all relevant inputs.

  • Team leadership: Lead a highly motivated and engaged planning team, consisting of 5 employees by end of 2024. This includes ongoing feedback, personal development, performance evaluation, KPI setting, and task management.

  • Regional collaboration: Work closely with regional LEGO Retail Allocation and Merchandising teams to ensure consistency and effectiveness of end-to-end retail planning and execution.

  • Global alignment: Work with counterparts in AMS and APAC to ensure globally aligned process. Share assumptions to ensure the regional storyline makes sense in the context of the overall global plan.

  • Regional S&OP process: Ensure adherence to regional monthly S&OP process which delivers a plan built on a strong set of assumptions, with sign-off from local business owners.

  • Global S&OP process: Work with global S&OP lead to secure regional input on risks and opportunities to the plan. Actively participate in the monthly Global Demand Review meeting, being able to speak to questions related to the regional plan

  • Adhoc: As LEGO Retail is on a growth journey, there will be opportunities and expectations to lead regional and global projects across planning and operations. Current focus is on implementation of retail planning capabilities leveraging statistical forecasting

Do you have what it takes?

  • Proven planning experience within a retail environment, covering on-line and brick-and-mortar channels

  • Experience of crafting retail plans at various location levels, including Country and Store.

  • Experience at using statistical forecasting for growing planning efficiency and accuracy

  • Demonstrating strong collaboration skills across various functions, cultures and management levels.

  • Strong analytical approach, the ability to spot patterns and draw conclusions from large data sets.

  • Demonstrating team leadership capability, with particular focus on people development.

  • Experience leading process change in a global setting. Gets energy from creating new ways of working, establishing new frameworks and ensuring process governance

  • Experience with leveraging big data and statistical modelling into the planning process

  • Results driven with a can-do mindset that thrives in overcoming challenges!

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. However, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to any advertised closing date. So, if you're interested in this role we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

What’s in it for you?

Here is what you can expect:

Family Care Leave - We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

Wellbeing - We want our people to feel well and thrive. We offer resources and benefits to nurture physical and mental wellbeing along with opportunities to build community and inspire creativity.

Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build, so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

Bonus - We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached and if eligible, you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.

Workplace - When you join the team you'll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. Our hybrid work policy means an average of 3 days per week in the office. The hiring team will discuss the policy and role eligibility with you during the recruitment process.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is highly committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay and seeks to encourage applicants from all backgrounds (eg. sex, gender identity or expression, race/ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age and religion) to apply for roles in our team.

Research shows that women and people from different minority backgrounds often only apply for a job if they meet 100% of the listed qualifications. If you dream of being a part of our team and you meet many, but not all of our listed qualifications for this role, please apply.

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

Just imagine building your dream career.

Then make it real.

Join the LEGO® team today.