Bespoke Planning Manager - Music

Job Title: Bespoke Planning Manager - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57734_1489686486
Contact Name: Jane Bellamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2017 17:48

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is working with a leading entertainment company to find a Bespoke Planning Manager who will be responsible for New Release & Catalogue Planning activities; including manufacturing and inventory planning.

Working within the Physical Supply Chain department, key features will include:

  • Being responsible for the development of both a manufacturing and shipment forecast for multiple assigned accounts/territories
  • Coordination of inventory planning processes
  • Meeting forecast accuracy goals for assigned accounts/territories
  • Being responsible for the publication of daily, weekly and monthly forecast accuracy reporting including analysing account and sku specific data to improve forecast accuracy for manufacturing and distribution
  • Leading forecast consensus reviews
  • Attending supply chain meetings, as well as account and new release specific meetings, including periodic forecast accuracy and inventory review sessions
  • Line managing the Bespoke Planning Analyst

Person specification:

  • Strongproduction/planning experience, ideally within the entertainment industry
  • Extensive forecasting experience
  • Service delivery orientation
  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (MS, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Vinyl & Bespoke packing experience desirable

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.