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Manager Operations Planning & Forecasting (m/f/d)

Munich

Vacancy opened 29-06-2020

Description

The Westwing mission is to inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our almost 1 million customers in 11 countries. In only 9 years on the market, we have grown to more than 267 million Euros in annual revenue. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,500 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future.Do you think this could be you? To pursue our ambitious growth strategy, we are looking for a Manager Operations Planning & Forecasting (m/f/d). In this position, you will buils up an operations planning & forecasting function from scratch centrally serving our warehouses across Europe.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Build up an operations planning & forecasting function from scratch, centrally serving our warehouses across Europe
  • Develop, implement and manage volume planning processes, interfacing warehouse operations and multiple different business units; closely align short and medium-term forecast changes between business units and operations
  • Model volume forecasts and derive implications for inbound and outbound warehouse operations based on business performance; deep dive in performance metrics in order to continuously improve forecast accuracy
  • Develop and maintain extensive knowledge of business conditions as well as sales and marketing activities in order to proactively identify volume shifts early on
  • Initially build-up of the function as individual contributor; in a second step build-up of a team to scale the competence

You come with:

  • Entrepreneurial personality who has a lot of ideas, knows how to sell them and how to make them happen
  • 2-4 years of professional experience with proven track record in analytical roles at consulting, high growth, or blue chip companies
  • Very strong analytics with a quantitative background in engineering, science, economics or similar
  • Strong, proactive communication skills across all hierarchy levels
  • Drive for results, pragmatic can-do attitude, passion for making an impact
  • Fluency in English

We offer:

  • A high-impact role in an incredibly fast-paced growth environment
  • Insight into the inner workings of a fast-growing eCommerce company with exposure to a wide variety of different functions
  • Taking responsibility early-on for a growing organization
  • A highly talented, dynamic, and international team

Location: Munichcontact person: Anja Neusser

Interested? Looking forward to your full application (cv, cover letter, work & education references) under specification of your possible starting date and salary expectation.

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Benefits

Discounts for employees, friends and relatives
Discounts for employees, friends and relatives
Birthday Gift
Birthday Gift
Training and language courses
Training and language courses
Performance review program
Performance review program
Team Building Events
Team Building Events
Gym and shops conventions
Gym and shops conventions
Free drinks and coffee
Free drinks and coffee
Monthly Rooftop Aperitif
Monthly Rooftop Aperitif