GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.
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Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.
Developing Careers & Potential
Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.
With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.
Global S&OP Planner, Amsterdam Area.
This role presents a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing and highly successful business. GrandVision has grown predominantly through inorganic acquisitions over the past two decades to become the largest global optical retailer.
Global S&OP Manager
Main purpose of the role
The vacant role is a highly visible supply chain position that will lead and implement one large, or several small, transformation projects which will contribute to bring the above building blocks alive. Close corporation with the GV Operating Companies is fundamental for the success of this role. One specific large global transformation project is for the design and implementation of S&OP process & tooling, linked to building number 3 in the above overview. aiming the delivery of the Product Value Chain (PVC) strategy and achievement of departmental and business objectives. You possess a leading-edge knowledge and competency in S&OP and disseminate the knowledge and best practices across the global S&OP community.
The core responsibility of the S&OP Planner on process & tooling will be:
Required qualifications/level of education
Key skills, knowledge and experience
Collaboration with local & group members is paramount to be successful in this role. And therefore, next to forecasting and S&OP knowledge, it is critical that a candidate can show an adequate maturity level of people influence and communication techniques within a multicultural environment.
Additional comment: In this role 25% travel is required.