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Vice President, Inventory Demand Planning & Allocation

Company: BSG Systems Group
Location: Denton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewNestled conveniently in North Texas in the vibrant (booming, bustling) city of Denton is the corporate headquarters of Sally Beauty Holdings, the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies. -We are inviting applications for our Vice President, Inventory Demand Planning & Allocation. SBH is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to lead our Planning & Allocation team while remaining dedicated to our mission and cultural values. -This position reports to the GVP of Merchandising Services and has significant interaction with leaders across the organization. - Develops, oversees, plans, and directs all aspects of an organization's inventory planning and allocation policies, objectives, and initiatives. Leads the newly formed forecast accuracy team to develop the required processes to achieve best-in-class demand forecast accuracy. - "At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. - Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. -You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us."
Responsibilities- Create a best in class demand forecasting function; setting out appropriate processes and procedures through JDA to maximize profitability. Able to flex between both business segments adapting where necessary. - - Develop, manage and coordinate SBH's strategic merchandise planning processes and inventory levels from vendors through the distribution channel to stores to drive sales and profitability targets. - Build and maintain cross-functional partnerships across Stores, Distribution, Logistics and Merchants. Liaises with vendor community. - Stand up a JDA Demand Forecasting Accuracy office, including development of required processes, KPIs, and team development to achieve best-in-class forecast accuracy. - Oversee the strategic line review process for all categories to facilitate execution of its assortment plans, financial plans, store space instructions and store allocation parameters. - Lead the merchant organization to research its consumer base in new and existing markets and incorporate insights into the assortment process. - Ensure effective fulfillment and reduction of out-of-stocks through standardization of replenishment and allocation methods and best practices. - Improve and empower merchant decision-making and inventory performance through merchant, planning and allocation reporting on key metrics such as sales, turns, in-stock, aging and network balance. - Act as key liaison with other merchant groups including merchandise financial planning, space planning, store operations and demand planning to ensure an alignment of goals and resources.
Qualifications- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience - 8 - 12 years of experience managing strategic merchandise planning partnerships and process in a supply chain, planning, forecasting or replenishment role - 10+ years of experience managing a team of high performing team members - B2B and B2C experience required - JDA (Blue Yonder) experience preferred - Thorough understanding of retail strategy, including consumer decision trees, assortment planning, financial planning, space planning, demand planning and price elasticity - Develops and manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function - Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. - Driver of change and gains followership to improve performance of a department or departments. - Strong passion for technology and solving customer problems - Proven leadership ability to articulate vision and drive adaptability and changes across departments - Change leadership - Strong focus on development of talent - Highly collaborative - We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take advantage of our -in house salon with complementary services and a varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also, featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great merchandise discount! - At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all our customers and associates and maintain the following COVID-19 Precautions: - Personal protective equipment provided or required - Social distancing guidelines in place - Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place - Remote interview process - Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. - #LI-SC1

Keywords: BSG Systems Group, Denton , Vice President, Inventory Demand Planning & Allocation, Professions , Denton, Texas

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