Forecast Analyst



About Us Forecast Analyst At Woolworths, spreading the joy of food to our customers is the reason we do what we do. We live it, we breathe it. Woolworths offers real opportunities for career development, for those who love food and putting a smile on a customer’s face.

So if you’re someone who leads by example and strives to be better every day, then we would love to hear from you. About the Role An opportunity exists for a Forecast Analysts to join the Replenishment team. If you are looking to expand your career horizons and join a forward-looking team of like minded professionals this is for you Bella Vista Location Support a broad range of portfolios As a Forecast Analyst, you would be responsible for ensuring that store sales forecasts accurately predict the purchasing behaviours of customers.

You would proactively manage sales forecasts to ensure that all future events and seasonality impacts are accounted for, making certain that forecasting methodologies are expertly applied. The Forecast Analyst plays a key part in influencing sales and operational outcomes for Australia. A summary of responsibilities will include, however not be limited to: Accurately maintain weekly forecasts on products at a store level, across multiple divisions, using forecasting methodologies.

Using available data, provide and action insights within the forecasting systems, for major events, promotions and seasonality. Support stores and customers, by investigating unavailability of stock at store level. Provide detailed and clear insights to assist queries from various stakeholders within the business.

About You We want to see a passion and a genuine interest in Forecasting as a career Additionally, the key to success in this role will include the following skills and experience: Excellent communication skills and an ability to work with and manage a wide variety of stakeholders Experience working with various software systems such as SAP & JDA products along with technical systems skills (e.g. SQL coding language, or other coding languages, experience working with algorithms) or capability to learn some of these Intermediate to Advanced Excel Retail / Store experience Demonstrated success or a keen interest and ability in data analysis that drives insights and recommendations.

Forecasting experience is a bonus, not essential Someone who has an understanding of customer behaviour & retail, supply chain or FMCG or has a very keen interest or aptitude to learn. We are driving Inclusion and Diversity as Ways of Working. If you meet a number of the requirements of a role you are interested in (but not all) we encourage you to submit your application.

Want to hear more? Apply via

au or alternatively connect with Anthony Mallinger on Linkedin for further information. Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers. to discover more LI.

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18 Sep 2019


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