Supply Chain Account Manager (Perm)

Full Time
Posted 3 years ago

Changing the world is all in a day’s work at Apple. If you love innovation, here’s your chance to make a career of it. You’ll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we build products and experiences people once couldn’t have envisioned – and now can’t imagine living without.

Are you excited by the idea of making a real impact? Are you prepared to dream big? Then a career with Apple might be your dream job.

In this role, you will ensure that anyone can walk into any of our Reseller Partner stores & can always find the Mac, iPod, iPhone or accessory they want while meeting Apple’s premier inventory goals. This team is responsible for maintaining relationships with key reseller partners across EMEIA. The position entails Collaboration, Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR) activities. The team identifies and analyses demand trends, and works with internal teams (such as Sales, Supply Planning, Finance & Logistics) to lead the replenishment process for our Partners. This person will be the single point of contact for all operational queries.

This role is based in our EMEIA HQ in Cork, Ireland.

Key Qualifications:
•2-5 years experience as a senior account executive or in a Supply Demand Analyst role
•You will need strong analytical abilities, and should be able to evaluate, analyse and present data to a broad audience
•Solution oriented analytical planning skills
•Strong work ethic, perseverance and flexibility
•Excellent social, negotiation, commercial & organisational skill
•Meticulous attention to detail & ability to drive precise execution to tight deadlines
•Practical & focused approach to problem solving and process improvement
•Ability to manoeuvre through complex political situations
•Ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in sensitive situations
•Ability to build effective and influential relationships in a cross-functional team environment
•Some demand planning specific experience and a financial /other background in forecasting would be applicable
•Fluent English essential
•Additional European languages an advantage
•Advanced numeracy skills and strong knowledge of Excel

In this role, you will build and maintain effective working relationships with key customers, and use statistical & collaborative forecasting techniques to accurately forecast consumer demand
You will prepare partner demand data, and conduct detailed analysis to minimise forecast error
Long term quarterly and weekly forecasting of products
Responsible for the accuracy of those forecasts and talking and framing any differences
Acquire business knowledge and incorporate this information into your forecasts
Reporting and presentation of executive reviews
Forecasting a changing and constrained supply environment to ensure supply is secured
Plan and execute New Product Introductions and Forecasts
Plan and execute seasonal strategies
Work on own initiative, to capture and disseminate information needed to make decisions and drive the business
Ensure adherence of the Partner’s Contractual requirements Experience in leading cross functional projects
Understand the Partner’s supply chain model & market dynamics

A relevant 3rd level degree essential, and a post-graduate qualification would be an advantage.

Additional Requirements:
Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicant.

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