Demand & Deployment Analyst

  • L Brands
  • $106,240.00 - 127,920.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time
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The Demand and Deployment (D&D) Analyst develops and executes various analyses to support, inform, and influence demand forecasting and inventory deployment strategies. This role will strategically assess the business' demand and inventory position across the Victoria's Secret Beauty business with the intent of aligning financial and operational plans.


* Formulate an inventory deployment plan, and suggested order quantities to support it, based on the approved consensus demand plan

* Track and analyze the performance of inventory plans, making recommendations on potential areas for improvement

* Propose revised orders and deployment of inventory, taking into account updated demand plans; manage solutions to exceptions that occur in the deployment process

* Identify system inputs from cross-functional teams impacting inventory fulfillment that require further updates to optimize flow

* Prepare, report, and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management on a weekly and period basis (forecast accuracy, inventory plans vs. targets)

* Fully complete analysis projects from initial business question/challenge through recommended action with little direction

* Leverage an understanding of the concepts of inventory micro-management

* Assess level of information needed and most efficient method to synthesize data to appropriately answer business question/problem

* Present analysis clearly in both written and verbal formats

* Champion change, taking risks as needed and demonstrating flexibility



* Bachelor's degree in business management, operations research, statistics or business-related discipline

* 3-5 years of experience in analytical positions and/or inventory deployment, demand forecasting, merchandise planning, finance, or logistics, preferably in retail or consumer products serving high-volume, fast-paced and seasonal businesses

* Technically proficient in relevant planning, allocation, replenishment, analytical, data management, and financial systems, such as Manugistics, EDW, JDA Enterprise Planning, SAP, Microstrategy, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Access

* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and customer types/levels

* Excellent communication, prioritizing and problem-solving skills

* Ability to foster and maintain strong cross-functional relationships

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.