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DIRECTOR, DEMAND PLANNING

Company: Pharmaca
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Medly is a modern-day pharmacy offering free same-day prescriptions in a growing number of markets across the US. Our mission is to simplify better health for everyone - regardless of income, lifestyle, or diagnosis. - To support Medly's next phase of growth, we are looking for an experienced Director of Demand Planning to support the growth and expansion of Medly's Retail business. Reporting to the VP of Retail Operations and Supply Chain, this is a highly visible leadership role where you will leverage your expertise in demand planning, forecasting, purchasing and experience in the retail industry to guide Medly's growth and expansion into omnichannel Retail. Personal Characteristics

  • Strategic: You are a strategic thought leader with a unique ability to create and articulate an inspiring vision and strategy, and translate it into an actionable plan that drives results and accountability.
  • Customer-Obsessed: You have a passion for deeply understanding your customer and put them at the center of everything you do.
  • Data-Driven: You are highly analytical and have a natural inclination to seek and analyze data when setting priorities and making decisions. -
  • Entrepreneurial: You are a self-starter who leads by example and welcomes the challenge that comes with ambiguity.
  • Collaborative: You naturally connect and build strong working relationships with others, and are a master at getting things done cross-functionally.
  • High-Energy: You are infectiously optimistic and resilient and bring positivity and forward momentum to any team you join. Responsibilities: -
    • Develop and lead a robust Demand Planning Processes and team across the organization. -Leverage technology to drive optimization and efficiency. -Evaluate current processes, identify best practices and cross deploy throughout the organization.
    • Successfully implement and lead a new more robust demand planning and auto replenishment solution across the enterprise
    • Improve collaboration between Demand Planning, Suppliers, Category Management, Retail Store Teams, Distribution Centers, and Finance to drive better alignment in demand expectations
    • Ensure that appropriate inventory service levels are being maximized with an urgency to react to sudden changes in demand and availability
    • Establish and maintain effective oversight and governance for demand planning tools and processes
    • Identify and implement continuous improvements in business processes and associated underpinning technologies
    • Drive the use of appropriate statistical models for future demand predictions and/or scenarios
    • Finetune and improve a forecast override process and event-based overlays.
    • Develop a collaborative process for store operations to augment weekly orders based on local demands and needs.
    • Oversee key demand planning metrics and tracking of benefits and improvements to the business
    • Provide input to Supply Chain to aid in the development of effective inventory strategies on existing product portfolio, new products, and effectively model and manage the complete product life cycle from conception to end of life
    • Create and maintain documentation and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for demand forecasting and planning processes and systems
    • Provide leadership to a team of demand planners by establishing both the long-term vision and near-term performance objectives -EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business, or related discipline. -
      • Master's Degree in Business or Analytics preferred QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
        • Experience leading a demand planning organization
        • 7 years of demand planning forecasting replenishment experience
        • 3+ years of leadership experience building and leading high-performance teams
        • Expert math, statistical, analytical, and conceptual brainstorming skills
        • Possesses a strong understanding and application of forecasting principles, concepts, and best practices
        • Exceptional analytics capability
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with technical and nontechnical audiences
        • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, as well as strong skills as a negotiator to reach consensus, alignment, and commitment
        • Ability to interact effectively with senior management
        • Sound organizational and time management skills
        • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are a must TRAVEL REQUIRED:
          • Up to 20% travel, in support of corporate initiatives and/or training. What We Offer: Transportation assistance 401(k) Fantastic Employee discount Salary range- $100,000 to $120,000 A dog friendly office! Bragging rights for working at the most forward-thinking pharmacy in the country Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is an Equal Oppourtunity Employer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Pharmaca, Boulder , DIRECTOR, DEMAND PLANNING, Executive , Boulder, Colorado

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