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Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 4:37 PM

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high:quality eye care insurance, high:fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we're all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting vspglobal/cms/careers/
General Summary 13;
Under general supervision, responsible for the product planning and global inventory management for assigned brands. Responsibilities include supply chain management, providing support of key accounts, acting as a liaison between Brand Management, Sales and the Distribution Centers, and overseeing the development of Associate Brand Planners and/or Planners as assigned.
Essential Functions 13;
Manage OTB, inventory content, receipt plan and flow by brand, collection and country.

Maximize inventory turnover and achieving year:end inventory targets as assigned.

Create annual receipt plan and reforecast plan monthly.

Manage global SKU forecasts by account, country, and collection.

Provide global SKU forecasts to suppliers to shorten lead:times and lower costs.

Work with sourcing team to provide information used for capacity planning.

Work with logistics to improve process efficiencies.

Collaborate with Country Managers and Brand Managers to review, revise and adapt plans based on market feedback, SKU performance and regional seasonality.

Use software to create purchase orders, prioritize deliveries.

Maximize fill:rates and review accuracy with management.

Review and approve special programs based on profitability objectives.

Collaborate with retail counterparts for key accounts. Work with key account managers to review and adjust plans and objectives by account. Implement CPFR where appropriate.

Maintain open communication between Supply Chain, Brand Management, Sales and Distribution Centers.

Participate in unit sales forecast process to ensure budgets are current and revised according to trends.

Provide coaching and assistance to Planners and Associate Planners as needed.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Note: This job description is intended to indicate the basic nature of positions allocated to this job title and examples of typical duties that may be assigned. It does not imply that all positions within this class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all the possible duties that may be assigned.

Job Specifications 13;
Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelors degree from 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent in experience and training preferred

5+ years prior experience in retail and/or wholesale forecasting and planning required in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract variables

Experience in SAP/ APO Supply Chain Management systems preferred

Knowledge of eyewear industry or experience in fashion accessory field

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

Strong computer skills including MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes

Ability to write and present clear and concise reports

Excellent analytical skills required including the ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract variables

Ability to write and present clear and concise reports

Ability to work with individuals on a global level

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Excellent organization skills, detail oriented and ability to multitask

Proven track record of influencing constituents for optimal results

Ability to elevate the perception of our corporate brand and our company

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

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