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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      August 11,2021
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    Buying & Demand Planner

    Would you love to work for an international company in Amsterdam? Do you have experience as an Planner? Then you might be the Buying & Demand Planner we're looking for!

    The company is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. They power brands that drive fashion forward - for good. They market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. The company has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Seasonal Planning and Buying;
    • Buying Reporting and ad-hoc analysis;
    • Communication and planning with buying offices, onshore, offshore;
    • Stakeholder Management.

    Main Activities:

    • Develop buy plans, based on sales deadlines, requested delivery dates of stock in stores, warehouse inbounding capacity and information obtained from vendors regarding lead times, Minimal Order Quantities and possible upcharges;
    • Manage Sales versus Orders throughout the sell-in period to revise buys and bookings where necessary;
    • Negotiate additional production costs and delivery dates with vendors and buying offices based on actuals vs. buy plan analysis;
    • Assess lead times and merchandise forecast quantities, and place pre-buys (Excel) when early buy is required;
    • Confirm buys, delivery dates and any additional costing with vendors in collaboration with a senior;
    • Create and distribute sales reporting on weekly and monthly basis to Sales, Merchandising, and International Markets (including: Forward Orderbook Overview, sales report, and top-down report).

    Skills & requirements

    • Strong Excel skills
    • Analytical mind-set
    • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Organized and pro-active working approach
    • Supportive and ambitious attitude
    • Negotiation skills
    • High level of accuracy
    • Industry knowledge
    • Attention to detail


    • Salary between €3000-€3350 gross per month, depends on your experience;
    • Work at theirbeautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with a gym and a Peopleater at the Amsterdam Houthavens when they go back to the office. For now they're working from home;
    • They foster a culture of development, offering training and learning opportunities through Walters People Acadamy;
    • They encourage people to grow in their career with them;
    • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities;
    • To top it all off, you will be working in an organization that encourages an entrepreneurial mindset, employees that are driven, solution oriented and value a collaborative culture, embracing diversity;
    • Temporary role: 16/08/2021 - 15/11/2021 (with a big chance of extension);
    • Fulltime position.

    Are you the Buying & Demand Planner we're looking for?
    Apply now!

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