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Senior Gift Supply Planner

Supply Chain | Support Office»Supply


Job Reference: 212836BR

Nottingham Support Office



We're looking for a Senior Gift Supply Planner to join our Gift Supply Chain Team to organise the assembly of Gifts from material ordering through to execution and delivery of the plan.

This newly created role will lead a sub-team of Gift Planners to deliver key brands of gifts to our customers.

This is a permanent role within the Gift Planning Team. Hybrid working between home and our head office in Nottingham.

Contract: Permanent

37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Closing date: 29th September

Recruitment Partner: Emily Russell

About the role

No7 Beauty Company is more than just one voice. In 2021 six brands - No7, Liz Earle, Soap & Glory, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin - joined forces and No7 Beauty Company was born. We believe in creating the best in beauty for everyone - we’re innovators with a passion for challenging perceptions with ground-breaking products, proven results and positive impact. We have built a reputation on scientific innovation, whilst being environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. No matter where you work in No7 Beauty Company, you’ll be empowered to bring your authentic self and we share a culture where diversity, equity and inclusion are at the centre of everything we do. Join us and together we can achieve more.

You will work within the Gift Team, reporting to the Gift Planning Manager. You will manage a small team to deliver key brands like S&G and No7.

Key responsibilities:

• Lead a sub-team of Gift Supply Planners and Gift Operations Assistants that will plan and deliver a range or ranges of the Gift programme within the No7 Beauty Company.

• Manage continuous improvement initiatives addressing process, systems and tools gaps

• Create plans for assembling gifts in line with Customer requirements.

• Order and manage materials required to meet the gift assembly plans ensuring high levels of inventory accuracy.

• Represent the Gift Planning function at project meetings and provide regular updates on the status of the programmes being manufactured to key stakeholders.

• Understand and manage inventory levels by taking action to reduce and clear Excess & Obsolete stocks.

• Develop relationships with Suppliers, collaborating & challenging vendor performance to drive availability.

We offer our Support Office team members a flexible, hybrid working approach based on empowerment, accountability, care and trust which includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working - this will be discussed with you as part of the application process.

Hybrid working:

We offer our Support Office team members a flexible, hybrid working approach based on empowerment, accountability, care and trust which includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working - this will be discussed with you as part of the application process.


· Experience in supply chain, ideally within a CPG environment

· A commitment to continuous improvement with an ability to drive new processes

· Ability to to ensure that key milestones are met and to deal with a variety of stakeholders

· Customer-centric in your approach, seeing service as a priority

· ‘Make it happen’ approach with operational excellence and agility to deliver results whilst controlling risk


· Knowledge of Supply Chain Planning

· Experience leading a team

· SAP experience

· Knowledge of Inventory Management and dealing with Suppliers

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
Flexible benefits scheme including discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes, holiday buying and much more.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots

We're always looking for people who care; people who change things for the better. You'll join a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better. To find out more about life and careers at Boots, click here.

What's next

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.

Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis.


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