Vacancy Buying & Demand Planner Amsterdam

Saskia Stuve
Are you fluent in English, do you have several years experience in wholesale planning? And are you an accurate and analytical administrator? Please keep reading!

Over de functie

For one of our clients, an international fashion & lifestyle brand, we are looking for a Buying & Demand Planner with excellent administrative skills and capable to work on very tight deadlines. This position will start as a temporary position with the intention of becoming permanent after +/- 6 months should it work out from both sides.

In this role, you are responsible for ensuring optimum seasonal planning. This will be from the range plan handover to the official purchase order creation, within the Buying & Demand Planning department.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Buying Reporting and ad-hoc analysis;
  • Communication and planning with buying offices, onshore, offshore;
  • Stakeholder Management;
  • Develop buy plans, based on sales deadlines, requested delivery dates of stock in stores, warehouse inbounding capacity and information obtained from vendors regarding lead times, Minimal Order Quantities and possible upcharges;
  • Manage Sales versus Orders throughout the sell-in period to revise buys and bookings where necessary;
  • Negotiate additional production costs and delivery dates with vendors and buying offices based on actuals vs. buy plan analysis;
  • Assess lead times and merchandise forecast quantities, and place pre-buys when early buy is required;
  • Confirm buys, delivery dates and any additional costing with vendors in collaboration with a senior;
  • Create and distribute sales reporting on weekly and monthly basis to Sales, Merchandising, and International Markets.


  • A completed Business degree and approximately 2 - 3 years' of experience in wholesale planning;
  • An analytical mindset and strong communication skills;
  • Used to working under pressure with deadlines;
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excel expert incuding using Pivot tables and V-Look up

Over het bedrijf

The European headoffice of this international fashion & lifestyle brand is based in Amsterdam. The company's style is classic American with a twist. Dynamic, international, and open-minded describes the company's culture at best.


Please note that we agreed with our clients to only introduce them to candidates who already live in or near Amsterdam. Although we understand that you are willing to relocate or commute, we have agreed with our clients not to accept this as an adequate option.

Are you interested in the position and do you have the required skills and experience. Please send us your CV with a short letter of motivation. You will receive an answer from us within 5 working days. For more information please check our website or call us at 020-5738383. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Over deze vacature:

Aantal uren per week: 40
Salaris: €3240,- to €3317,- gross per month excl. 8% holiday allowance
Opleidingsniveau: MBOHBO
Dienstverband: Vast, Tijdelijk6 mnd mogelijk langer/vast
Standplaats: Amsterdam
Vacaturenummer: 18120