Supply Planning Analyst

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Job Description

The role

What We're Looking For:

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an experienced Supply Planning Analyst who will be responsible for:

Analysis / Root Cause Analysis
Long term planning
Employee Lifecycle planning
Forecasting resource availability
Schedules & Shrinkage management
Continuous Improvement

What You’ll be Doing:

Translating annual budgets and agreed strategies into our environments as an achievable first plan across all channels
Designing and delivering an effective recruitment plan across all areas, considering budgets, recruitment pipelines, training resource, Speed to Competence, site capacity and shift requirements
Delivering an effective intraday (where appropriate) operational forecast across all channels to support the first cut of the plan, factoring the drivers built into budget, latest trends, weather forecasts and mailing plans
Working with operational change teams to ensure plans are built reflecting the latest initiatives and appropriate time for change activity
Working with relevant teams to deliver an effective, flexible shrinkage plan (including Holiday allocations) across the year accounting for all known project deliveries
Sharing accountability across Supply, Workflow Delivery and Performance Driver analysts to produce a single view of pre/post-event analysis detailing the end-to-end story of the plan, utilising central data sets with identification of key drivers of performance
Feedback trends/opportunities to Strategy Planning team to ensure solutions created for future events
Owning strong relationship management with all stakeholders to ensure demand and resource forecasts are informed with the latest inputs

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.