Supply Chain Account Manager (11 month contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number:200174746
This is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. At Apple, we craft products and experiences people once couldn't have imagined, and now can't imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, a career with Apple might be your dream job. We believe that collaboration is one of our key strengths, and every day we will connect you with your peers and colleagues, at one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world. As an individual, you'll add to to our continued success, and be a key player within the function. This team leads and owns the operational relationship with Apple Resellers across EMEIA. In this role, you will develop phenomenal relationships externally as well as internally, and be disciplined with strong analytical and influencing skills. You'll have exceptional communication and account management skills. If you love managing and influencing complex business relationships and want to be an active member of one of the best supply chains in the world, then this could be your ideal job. We'd love to hear from you!

Key Qualifications

  • You'll build and maintain working relationships with key customers, and use statistical & collaborative forecasting techniques to accurately forecast consumer demand
  • Prepare partner demand data, and conduct detailed analysis to minimise forecast error
  • Own and drive long-term forecasting of products, being responsible for the accuracy of those forecasts and talking and framing any differences
  • Acquire business knowledge and incorporate this information into your forecasts
  • Reporting and presentation of executive reviews
  • Forecasting a constrained supply environment to ensure supply is secured
  • Plan and execute New Product Introductions and Forecasts, together with seasonal strategies
  • Work on your own initiative, to capture and disseminate information needed to make decisions and drive the business
  • Ensure adherence of key customers' Contractual requirements
  • Understand the Partner’s supply chain model & market dynamics


2-4 years experience as a senior account executive or in a Supply Demand Analyst role You will need strong analytical abilities, and should be able to evaluate, analyse and present data to a broad audience Advanced numeracy skills and strong knowledge of Excel Solution oriented analytical planning skills Strong work ethic, perseverance and flexibility Excellent social, negotiation, commercial & organisational skill Meticulous attention to detail & ability to drive precise execution to tight deadlines Practical & focused approach to problem solving and process improvement Ability to manoeuvre through complex political situations Ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in sensitive situations Ability to build effective and influential relationships in a cross-functional team environment Some demand planning specific experience and a background in forecasting is essential Experience in leading cross functional projects Fluent English is essential, an additional European language is an advantage

Education & Experience

A relevant 3rd level degree essential, and a post-graduate qualification would be an advantage.

Additional Requirements