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Smartbox – Demand Planner

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The position

The Demand Planner will be responsible for forecasting and replenishment planning associated with sales and products across the distribution channels of the Smartbox Group. 
Key responsibilities:

  • Develop demand forecasts and supply plans for multiple channels.
  • Provide key inputs to build up annual Supply Chain budgeting process.
  • Drive performance improvements through the Supply Chain.
  • Ensure optimized product availability across multiple channels in order to achieve the business plan.
  • Partner with Logistics to ensure effective execution of the functional plan.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results. Refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with Sales, Marketing, and Finance to understand demand forecast drivers and commercial insights through the Sales and Operational Planning (S&OP) process / reviews for countries.
  • Responsible for inventory levels and action plans to resolve shortages and excesses (obsolescence).
  • Control and reduce obsolescence by risk analysis and correct forecasting.
  • Provide input to the Manufacturing organization by developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
  • Closely coordinate and communicate sales action plans with Manufacturing.


Supply tracks numerous KPIs to drive performance, the Supply Planner will have direct and indirect influence on these KPIs. As such, the Supply Planner will have targets to achieve as well as taking the lead on improvement initiatives.


Your background

You have a relevant theoretical education together with some years of experience from a similar position and experience in leading Supply/Demand process and activities across country / countries and with high seasonal peaks. Your academic foundation is solid including the following qualifications:

  • Excellent system skills, Excel essential, Experience with sales Forecasting tools (Relex) and packages and ERP (AX) a distinct advantage.
  • Good communications, influencing and collaborative skills to drive consensus in a cross-functional team.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to gather data and use statistics for analysis
  • Experience in participating in or conducting supply and demand planning meetings.
  • Strong in developing and maintaining relevant reports pertaining to planning process
  • Fluent in English
You are professionally proud and take pride in being in control of your tasks. You are proactive and structured in your approach to your tasks. You are outgoing and a good communicator. You are a flexible, helpful and team oriented colleague with a positive approach.


You are welcome to contact Partner Lars Halsboe at +45 2425 8808 to inquire about the position and obtain further information. All inquiries are treated confidentially. If this position should be of interest to you, please apply by clicking the ”Apply” button. CV and application in English.

About the company

Smartbox Group is the leading company in the gift experience market and is active in 11 countries under the brands Smartbox, Bongo, Buyagift, La Vida Es Bella, Cadeaubox, Dakotabox and Emozione3. Smartbox Group products can be purchased via the Internet and in retail outlets across Europe.

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07 / 2019