Date Posted: 8/14/2018

Demand Planner


  • GoPro
  • Multiple Locations
  • San Mateo
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

About GoPro
GoPromakes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From So Paulo to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.
GoPros Global Sales Operations team is looking for an experienced and motivated candidate for the role of Sales Operations Demand Planner in San Mateo, California. Our goal is to be a best in class supplier globally to our retail and distributor partners and this role will have a big part in making that happen. We are looking for a collaborative and experienced Demand Planner who will create our long-term accessory demand plan and work with the regions to maintain and build our global files. Working with our global teams you will attend regional S&OP meetings, consolidate regional data, provide feedback and analysis on sell-thru trends and the global S&OP plan. This position will work cross-functionally with operations, finance, sales, channel and product teams. We are growing quickly and our business moves fast, so we need someone who is comfortable with that pace. This position reports to the S&OP Manager.
Responsibilities
Develop data-driven, high-quality analysis of demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for 12-18 month time horizon for areas of responsibility
Be the demand planner for the long-term worldwide GoPro accessory business.
Be the expert in your realm of responsibility- review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, develop statistical analysis of market trends, price elasticity, promo-related analysis
Have ownership of the forecast data, report generation, and management.
Be proactive in identifying gaps in monthly and quarterly forecasts, especially as it relates to sell-thru trends, channel inventory.
Demonstrate a collaborative approach while working with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment in supply and demand assumptions. Provide crucial insights into the area of business and induct into forecast models (eg market performance and recent sales trends).
Work with Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Order management team to track orders to commit and demand-supply/commit matching
Use and maintain forecast templates as the primary forecasting system tool. Test different methodologies as best fit.
Contribute in managing product lifecycles by collaborating with cross-functional teams in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product transitions.
Contribute toEOL strategies, such as markdown strategies and/or product position strategies based on E&O
Help prepare reports and presentations for multiple teams, including c-level staff
Be a driver of continuous improvementopportunities in processes and business results
Work with S&OP Manager to consolidate regional plans, perform initial analysis and validate regional assumptions and data accuracy
Skills We're Stoked About
Bachelors degree (MBA a plus)
3-5 years of experience in data analytics, demand planning (CE experience preferred)
Strong analytical skills, experience with large data sets and data analysis including financial scenario analysis must have amazing excel skills! (vlookups, if statements, macros)
Self-motivated, comfortable working with ambiguity and managing complexity in a global, fast-paced organization
Must be open to change!
Collaborative and flexible work style
Knowledge of industry trends, best practices, and leading-edge technology
Excellent communication skills, including strong written and presentation skills
Working knowledge with prior demand planning software a plus
GoPro Highlights
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
401(K) matching
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
Medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: 8/14/2018

Demand Planner


  • GoPro
  • Multiple Locations
  • San Mateo
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available