Assistant Demand Planning Manager
Basingstoke, UK
33d ago


Internal applications will be given priority, closing date 25th June 2018

We are GAME.

We're all about building the most valuable community for gamers, bringing them latest games, exclusive editions, and hottest consoles to the UK.

We're the UK's No.1 high-street videogames retailer for a reason - and we're looking for someone special to join us.

Think you're up for the challenge?

What you'll be doing

We're looking for an Assistant Demand Planning Manager to join our team in Basingstoke. Working alongside the Senior Stock and Demand Planning Manager you will ensure the right stock is in the right place and at the right time.

To maximise revenue and margin within stock and cash targets by maintaining agreed levels of availability. Provide appropriate cover for Senior Demand Planning Manager, whilst managing some of the team.

Your key responsibilities will include :

  • Manage the Licensed Merch Demand Planner, and Assistant Demand Planner
  • TXT maintenance and development
  • Management of ranged lines to agreed levels of availability.
  • Produce store allocations for new release titles.
  • Manages promotional activity within TXT to support commercial activity.
  • Use the weekly recall process to help optimise inventory.
  • Works within OTB and Stock target parameters to maintain availability
  • Your EXP

  • Experience within a similar role in a multi-channel retailer.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excel - Intermediate level.
  • Able to analyse data to use as support for decision-making.
  • Strong team player, able to work with, support and learn from others.
  • Must be able to develop and enhance relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Needs to be adaptable to an ever-changing environment to ensure continuous change with business requirements.
  • Continually strives to improve departmental and personal goals.
  • Can plan, organise and manage key KPI's in a fast paced and pressuredenvironment which is very reactive to the market place.
  • Bonus points for :

    Knowing your stuff. Genuinely passionate and excited about what you do, you're a team player with an interest in gaming and experience in a similar field.

    We've got a lot to offer

    What's in it for you? Plenty. We offer our team a pretty nice package of perks (even if we do say so ourselves), including :

  • Fantastic opportunities for development and promotion
  • Awesome staff discounts on the latest games, consoles, tech, and more
  • Matched pension contributions
  • A generous benefits package
  • and much, much more!
  • Basecamp

    You'll be joining our Supply Chain team in Basingstoke. With a cool chillout zone featuring some of the hottest console games, awesome tournaments, clubs and competitions -

    from football and foosball to bake-offs - there's plenty to get involved with. Our on-site Bistro offers special themed days throughout the year.

    We've even been known to have beer o' clock Fridays, free pizza lunches, and enough sweets to keep the whole office buzzing.

    It all adds up to one amazing, vibrant place to work with one of the most exciting company cultures you'll ever experience.

    Sounds amazing, right?

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