Job Purpose :
Vendor, Technology or Business Unit, Profit & Loss (P&L), commercial and operational ownership by collaborating with all relevant business functions to deliver best in class systems, tools, processes, financial data integrity and reporting
Coordinate all operation activities of the Apple BU ensuring the respect of deadlines, and an excellent quality of execution.
understand in deep the the Business unit strategy, our strengths and weakness and risk and opportunities in order to address all the necessary actions and priority in according to that.
Collect the sell trough forecast from sales, analyse and elaborate it in order to translate in a correct sell in forecast to transmit to Apple.
Verify the consistency of the data coming from : sales forecast, historical sell-out, vendor forecast, supply chain, PO and SO and highlight any significant deviation
Manage the relationship with Apple (Italy and ADI) as far as the planning, PO, SIF File, marketing activities and funds, market share analysis,...
Keep under control the quality of inventory with a careful purchasing strategy, paying high attention in identifying the slow movers and stimulating the sales in understating actions to solve inventory risks before that become a real problem.
Ownership for full product and vendor lifecycle management, including system accuracy, product adoption & creation and contract management
Manage the relationship with other TD department like : logistics, finance, planning, customer care, competitive intelligence, marketing,.
Identification of commercial & operational process improvements
Ensure ongoing use of RMT, CRM and other TD tools to achieve a solid and structure
Support development of direct reports and / or development of divisional assistant category managers (ACM’s)d way of working.
Knowledge Skills and Experience
Strong sense of ownership and accountability
Time management & prioritisation skills
Ability in estabilsh great relationship with all key players
Deal with ambiguity
Patience and determination to address results in medium long term
Strong communication skills.
Excellent analytical skills
Strong Microsoft office skills
Experience of working within a matrix structure
Proven ability multi task in a fast paced environment
Business planning experience with strong operational cadence
Cultural Competency Requirements :