Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization :
Adidas Sr. Specialists are key to support the Strategy. Their role requires them to focus on operational delivery.
The Sr. Specialist Demand Planning (ODP) should support the Operational Demand Plan of the Business units (BUs) generating alignment across LAM countries and channels.
Key Responsibilities :
Support the Operational Demand Planning (ODP) process for LAM, ensuring the integrity and upload of the Rolling demand plan (RDP) into SAP - APO (at article and size level), across channels and LAM countries.
Align the Rolling Demand Plan (RDP) to the Go-to-Market guides of the Business Units (BUs).
Ensure SAP - APO integrity across LAM throughout the testing phases of new releases, developments and projects.
Develop a common language with Supply Chain teams, providing them the full visibility of the Rolling Demand Plan (RDP) in order to ensure the buy and reserve capacities with local and global factories.
Deploy the demand analysis and its co-relation with the sales plan (IBP).
Key Relationships :
Demand Planning Market, Country and Global Teams.
Supply Chain Market Teams (Purchasing, Inbound, Availability, etc.).
Knowledge Skills and Abilities :
Specialist in business or technical skills with expert knowledge in some areas of work or systems (business champ).
Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.
Experience with planning software / tools is preferred (SAP APO is a plus).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English advanced).
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Economics or Business-related discipline.
2 years experience.
Experience in the sports or footwear / apparel industry is a plus.