Operations and Planning Analyst

Operations and Planning Analyst

Division: Finance

Position Classification: Full Time

Location: Darlinghurst, NSW (not available as remote role)

Reports to: Head Of Finance and Operations

Position Objective

Newly created opportunity for an Operations and Planning Analyst to work as a key member of our Finance and Operations team to drive the business through a period of significant growth. This is a dynamic role in a fast-moving culture.

The role is multidisciplinary working across operations/logistics, demand planning, finance and business intelligence ensuring no day will be the same. The role will work closely with the Head of Finance and Operations to leverage data to plan our Australian and International demand and then execute on that plan. The role requires a blend of strong analytical skills, an understanding of international logistics mixed with a passion for driving great operational outcomes. 

We’re definitely no longer a startup, but we’re also not large enough to let red tape and office politics get in the way of our expectation of the huge impact every team member can have. We don’t have room for passengers, so if you’re looking for a driven culture of collaboration, growth and real accountability, then we’d love to talk to you.

About Boody

At Boody, we create superbly soft, sustainable basics for men, women and babies. Started in Sydney in 2013, our business spans health-focused independent retailers throughout Australia, as well as direct to consumer through boody.com.au, a number of select online marketplaces, and internationally through our distribution partners (we're now up to 10 countries)... and we're just getting started.

About the Role

Boody is made up of dedicated, passionate individuals working together to achieve great things in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. We run our business like a family, and in families, there is a level of trust, transparency, and permission not found in most organisations. This is a hands-on role alongside members of the Leadership team, with opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of the business.

The Operations and Planning Analyst will play a pivotal role within the Finance and Operations team blending demand planning, logistics, data analytics, business intelligence and operations.

The role requires you to be able to quickly establish and maintain strong relationships, within our team and beyond, to identify needs, solve for opportunities and seek a full range of business recommendations and solutions to strategically and operationally enhance the function and performance of Boody. 

Responsibilities

Global demand planning

  • Forecast international sales across multiple channels
  • Deliver inventory demand plans the drive supply chain decisions/ordering
Data strategy and systems management
  • Support the development and delivery of an organisational data strategy
  • Execution of the data strategy including cloud warehousing and visualisation tools
  • Stewardship of data integrity across Boody systems
  • Support the roll out of information systems across the organisation
International freight and logistics management
  • Approve freight bookings
  • Report out any delays or changes to the leadership team
  • Update internal systems as orders are placed and delivery dates are confirmed and/or adjusted
  • Manage check in of shipment at 3PL
  • Update internal systems after stock is checked in
  • Arrange ad hoc freight payments (concerning air freight)
Forecasting and analytics
  • Support budget and forecast requirements
  • Ad-hoc analysis to support decision making
  • International payments and supplier management
  • Invoicing of international partners for stock and royalties
  • Payment of global inventory suppliers
  • Create + Invoice out International Partner emergency stock orders
  • Arrange freight of International Partner emergency stock orders

About You

We’re searching for that rare person that demonstrates integrity, dependability, accuracy, results focus and operational/financial/systems acumen. You’re growing your career and are ready to take that leap of faith to enable you to have real impact on something you’re passionate about.

You’re a specialist-generalist… someone who thrives with the numbers but has the ability to step out of the data and identify opportunities, communicate them and work with the wider team to execute. 

You flourish in a dynamic and agile environment, where things change and you’re kept on your toes. You may have come from a corporate environment, which has taught you the skills and structure you can use to have significantly more impact (and fun). You’re hungry and driven and crave an environment with greater challenges and more whitespace opportunity. 

You’re data-driven and detail-oriented and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems. You are not only familiar with, but thrive utilising technology to drive efficiency and inform your decision-making. You understand the need for data driven insights, have a strong passion for what you do and are constantly refining and adding to your toolkit to better your skills. 

Most importantly, you match our core values, so it is critical that you fit these to a tee (see what we did there?).

  • High Spirited: we’re light-hearted, positive and always see the glass as half full. Above all, we strive to make Boody a great place to work.
  • Caring: Our intrinsic caring nature means that we are forever looking out for one another, our community and the wider world.
  • Driven: We’re motivated to be our best at all times. We take a dynamic, approach to all aspects of our business, always pushing innovation and growth.
  • Considered: We are considered and diligent in our approach. We think before we act. We listen. 

So in summary, if you can check these boxes as well as meet the qualification requirements listed below, you should definitely apply for this role.
  • Passionate
  • Accountable
  • Have a growth mindset
  • Adaptable
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Positive and inspiring
  • Values-driven
  • Demonstrate grit, and 
  • Coachable

Qualification Requirements

  • Degree qualified in a data related discipline
  • At least 3+ years professional experience in data or analytical roles
  • Exposure to international logistics preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Power BI/Tableau or other data visualisation experience
  • Experience in SQL 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess a high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation

What You Can Expect?

  • Attractive remuneration package 
  • Great office in Darlinghurst, within walking distance to the city and public transport hubs 
  • High-spirited, supportive and highly experienced team with a fantastic work culture. 
  • Work directly with the founders in a role that will directly impact the future of our brand in its most exciting growth stage.
  • We give back to our community - Boody partner with 1% for the Planet to donate 1% of all online revenue to environmental non-profits. We also commit our team's time to help philanthropic causes.

The Fine Print

  • This role is full time and you are required to work from Boody HQ most days (if you're aligned with our values, you'll love being here). 
  • We require you to have full residency or a permanent Visa in Australia. 
  • No agencies please (we have this one covered!)

 

 

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