Head of Demand Planning and S&OP

Stamford, CT |$180-200K | Job ID: 105837

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Job Description

Are you a Head of Demand Planning and S&OP leader looking to help drive planning process and strategy for a strong and steadily growing multi-national company? Our partner is looking for candidates with 10+ years of experience in planning to join their team as Head of Demand Planning and S&OP. The Head of Demand Planning and S&OP will help drive the planning function for the North American organization but with a global focus and reach.

The ideal candidate has 10+ years of experience as a planning professional with at least 5 years in leadership/management roles. They must enjoy working collaboratively and cross-functionally and are ready to take on a new challenge in a growing company with an incredible culture.

Head of Demand Planning and S&OP Responsibilities:
  • Be part of an entrepreneurial business team with a strong feedback culture and the ability to drive change
  • Support a $1 Billion Gross Sales Retail business with a sustained service level of 98% through an excellent supply planning process and governance
  • Lead the S&OP process to facilitate effective methods to create forecasts with high levels of accuracy by collaborating with key stakeholders
  • Conduct executive-level presentations including demand analysis and scenarios to facilitate discussions and drive Executive Sales and Operations decisions
  • Lead system integration and drive education and training of the S&OP process
  • Participate in cross-functional and global initiatives including tools and system enhancements to support forecasting processes and reporting
  • Lead and develop the Demand Planning Organization to ensure the company is building world class people capabilities and appropriately recruiting the best by growing and rewarding the team

Head of Demand Planning and S&OP Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree desired; MBA preferred
  • Direct and strong experience of 10 years in demand forecasting, supply chain planning or sales planning based; 5 years in leadership of people experience
  • Demonstrated prior team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching, and mentoring a diverse demand planning team.
  • Strategic perspective and ability to integrate vision across multiple functions
  • Ability to learn and develop for the next career step in a globally active business

If you are interested in this Head of Demand Planning and S&OP role, apply today!

Josh Aulozzi
Sr. Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.