Title: Surface Consumer Category Manager
Duration: ASAP - June 30th 2021 - Strong potential for extension
IFG is on the search for a Surface Consumer Category Manager to support our client’s team. Our client is a global triliion dollar tech company, at the forefront of cutting edge technology.
This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to grow professionally as well as contribute your skills within a dynamic team.
Demand Planning and Device POR
- Manage the Surface Sell-in business between our client and their retail partners (Best Buy, Amazon, Costco, Staples, etc) in Canada.
- Supply chain for Surface devices, Surface accessories, S&OP, Demand Planning, Sales, and Channel Marketing.
- Managing the forecast signal from Retail partners.
- Creating and managing the forecast for demand planning.
- Manage the Area Demand Plan (ADP) and the Consensus Demand Plan (CDP) process for Canada.
Supply and Inventory Management
- Manage and Create all Global and Regional letters for Canada; Volume Incentive Program, Student Incentive Program, MAP letters, etc.
- Analyze market data and provide actionable insights to help drive strategy in product management and channel marketing.
- Work closely with North American team to drive alignment across CA and US around supply
- Assess Channel and Disti inventory position to influence sell-thru activity
Operations & Launch Readiness
- Strategize and optimize current processes
- Deliver adhoc projects and initiatives to ensure we deliver on our commitments.
- Lead internal meetings
- Liaison with North American and Global Operations teams
- Manage POR communications to local Canadian field team
- Proven working experience in project management
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Bachelor's Degree in the appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
For consideration please email your resume in MS Word format to Talent@ifgpr.com with "Surface Consumer Category Manager"