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Demand Planning Lead
Sydney City & East
Permanent Full Time

This year Lion embarked on a journey of transformation – focused on how we build the next chapter of a proud Lion legacy by embracing a challenger mindset and by being curious, courageous, and acting with conviction. We want to make doing business with us as easy as possible.  To do this, we take time to get to know our customers, building genuine relationships that become trusted partnerships.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Demand Planning Lead to join our Demand Planning team. This is a permanent position, reporting to our Business Planning Director. This role is available on a full-time basis out of our York Street Office with flexible working arrangements available.


In this role you will lead a dedicated team to facilitate sales in building robust longer term Demand Plans.

A day in the life…

  • Deep operational and day to day business partnering, leveraging expert understanding of Demand planning to ensure high quality Demand plans are built and executed
  • Drive best in class metrics for Demand Forecasting accuracy & bias to support IBP maturity progression
  • Apply deep understanding of marketplace, consumer and customer drivers and work with key stakeholders to gather data and insights to build a statistical baseline for sales and marketing on how we will deliver the strategic plan
  • Manage demand planning delivery ensuring timely, accurate and concise reporting as per IBP calendar and mitigation of risks
  • Support the Demand Optimisation Lead in the simplification of systems and processes


What you will need from day one…

  • Extensive experience in Demand Planning & Integrated Business Planning will set you up for success in this role
  • Demonstrated experience in utilising data and insights to influence decisions
  • Proven ability to build relationships, business partner and influence peers and stakeholders at all levels
  • Energetic and engaging people leadership skills with the ability to demonstrate thought leadership engaging the team in a vision for the future
  • Experienced in communicating/presenting complex information in a simple format


At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all of the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore  your unique skill set and the value you could add to one of our teams.


What to expect from us:

We're proud of our diverse workforce, acknowledging our people for the unique individuals they are. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working program, LionFlex enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

This is a rare opportunity to play a critical part in the business and make a tangible impact. Even more, you’ll enjoy a culture focused on personal development, sociability and wellbeing.


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