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Program Mgr Non Tech

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Responsible for managing all operational facets of relationships with retailers and distributors. This role is pivotal to helping the Company and its retail partners achieve optimal business results by ensuring the right product, gets to the right places at the right times with maximum efficiency. The COM is the bridge between all supply chain functions, sales and marketing, and retailers collaboratively managing execution and driving shared initiatives.

To be successful you'll need to demonstrate proven skills in managing internal and external relationships for results, operations business/performance management and demonstrate deep experience in running an end to end supply chain for one or more accounts. Strong communication, leadership and analytical thinking skills are also necessary to have right level of impact and influence.

Further responsibilities are outlined below:

Responsibilities:
• Drive optimal retail in-stock and inventory week of supply to maximize revenue opportunities and control inventory exposure for both Company and its resell partners
• Drive collaborative forecasting and inventory management with the Retail Partner thru all life-stages of the products: launch, replenishment, and end-of-life.
• Develop and create regular communication, and reporting to consolidate the interface between Company operations and our Retailer Partners.
• Be highly effective in building mutually beneficial partnerships and networks with Vendor Partners, Retailers, Sales, Marketing and other functional teams.
• Lead order-to-cash fulfillment execution across teams, ensuring flawless execution of product launch and delivery of products to market
• Manage IPQ (Initial Purchase Quantity) from resellers, ship plan, and Street Date/Ship Date for new products to achieve revenue and marketing objectives
• Drive inventory management through virtual team to improve in-stock, reduce excess and obsolete and improve
• Manage products transition to maximize sell-through of end of life inventory and minimize return
• Execute marketing initiatives: pricing, promotions, assortment resets, etc.
• Collaborate, impact, influence and execute Sales & Marketing assortment plans and programs.
• Drive joint retailer / strategy and scorecard accountability (collaboration, alignment and execution)
• Produce monthly/weekly Executive reports and analysis on Retail Partner performance.
• Conduct analytic studies, which result in focused, strategic guidance of assortment to pipeline management.
• Engage with Finance and Forecasting teams to ensure understanding of variances to plan, underlying trends, impact to business, and corrective actions, which result in budget efficiencies
• Deliver programs according to scope and within budgets, and led initiatives, which resulted in exceeding planned cost savings
• Work with subsidiaries to ensure global alignment of processes, systems and Retailer Programs.
• Collaborate on Contract negotiations and ensure compliance to agreed Terms and Conditions.
• Leverage cost data, and drive efficiency in supply chain by eliminating waste.
• Drive simplicity and standardization of processes to ensure execution per agreed SLA’s.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years retail inventory management experience with a national retail chain, or with a supplier providing products to national retail chains
• 5+ years in operational and/or supply chain experience preferably in retail planning (demand/supply) and inventory management roles
• A proven track record improving inventory productivity and revenue opportunities in different stages of product lifecycle
• Strong understanding of end to end supply chain and value drivers
• Strong communication skills and organizational skills
• Effective cross-functional collaboration
• Demonstrated leadership and the ability to lead cross-functional team
• Organized and detail oriented
• Strong analytical skills and computer skills
• Self motivated, strategic while hands on
• Bachelor’s degree

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