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Manager Demand Planning Global HQ (They/She/He)

Glovo

Glovo

Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Manager Demand Planning Global HQ (They/She/He)

Q-Commerce, Barcelona, Spain (Hybrid)

If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for an exciting ride.

A ride that will fuel up your ambitions to take on a new challenge and stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone.

We’ll deliver a non-vanilla culture built on talent, where we work to amplify the impact on millions of people, paving the way forward together.

Not your usual app. We are the fastest-growing multi-category app connecting millions of users with businesses, and couriers, offering on-demand services from more than 170,000 local restaurants, grocers and supermarkets, and high street retail stores. We operate in more than 1500 cities across 25 countries.

Together we revolutionize the way people connect with their everyday needs, from delivering essentials to connecting our ecosystem of users through innovative solutions powered by technology. For us, every day is filled with purpose.

What makes our ride unique?

🤝 Our culture and strong values.

💪 Our career development philosophy.

🤝 Our commitment to being a force for good.

We have a vision: To give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. And this is where your ride starts.

YOUR MISSION

The Demand Planning Manager will lead a diverse and international team to ensure optimal product availability and minimize food waste across multiple countries. This role requires the development and implementation of scalable processes tailored to each market’s unique demands. The ideal candidate will maintain a healthy working capital, manage the Days on Hand (DOH) inventory, and work closely with Q-commerce leaders and Delivery Hero to drive efficiency and innovation in demand planning processes.

THE JOURNEY

Reporting directly to the Global Head of Category Management, you will:

  • Lead and develop an international team of demand planning professionals, fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment that encourages continuous learning and improvement.
  • Liaise with Q-commerce leaders across countries to understand local market needs and challenge to support growth and achievement of local targets through accurate planning.
  • Coordinate cross-collaboration between local and global operational teams and category management teams to ensure a seamless supply chain.
  • Design, implement, and standardize scalable demand planning processes that accommodate the unique needs of each country while ensuring consistency and allowing flexibility for local market adaptations.
  • Ensure optimal product availability across all markets by balancing supply with demand to minimize food waste, while monitoring working capital and DOH to ensure financial health and efficiency.
  • Act as the primary point of contact with the Delivery Hero’s Supply Chain team, advocating for tools and developments to enhance process efficiency.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices to identify opportunities for process improvements and implement innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE RIDE

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Mathematics or a Supply Chain / Operations discipline.
  • Proven experience in demand planning, inventory management, or a related field, preferably in a managerial role.
  • Must possess excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common-sense approach to getting things done.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and make data-driven decisions.

Individuals representing diverse profiles, and abilities, encompassing various genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds, are less likely to apply for this role if they do not possess solid experience in 100% of these areas. Even if it seems you don't meet our musts don't let it stop you, we are all about finding the best talent out there! Skills can be learned, and embracing diversity is invaluable.

We believe driven talent deserves:

  • 🌟 An enticing equity plan that lets you own a piece of the action.
  • 💪 Top-notch private health insurance to keep you at your peak.
  • 🍔 Monthly Glovo credit to satisfy your cravings!
  • 💳 Cobee discounts on transportation, food, and even kindergarten expenses.
  • 🏊 Discounted gym memberships to keep you energized.
  • 🏖️ Extra time off, the freedom to work from home two days a week, and the opportunity to work from anywhere for up to three weeks a year!
  • 👪 Enhanced parental leave, and office-based nursery.
  • 🧠 Online therapy and wellbeing benefits to ensure your mental well-being.

Here at Glovo, we thrive on diversity, we believe it enhances our teams, products, and culture. We know that the best ideas come from a mashup of brilliant diverse minds. This is why we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds - all genders, racial/diverse backgrounds, abilities, ages, sexual orientations and all other unique characteristics that make you YOU. We will encourage you to bring your authentic self to work, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels heard.

Feel free to note your pronouns in your application (e.g., she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

So, ready to take the wheel and make this the ride of your life?

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