The HarperCollins Inventory team is looking for a Senior Manager OR Associate Director to manage the daily inventory replenishment function for the Trade Division. The position will act as the primary liaison between the operations area and the Trade Publishing Division. This role is key part of the company’s overall Supply Chain operational structure and requires strong analytical and communication skills.
•Assists in the direction of the Trade Inventory Management Department focusing on achieving the goals set forth by the Publishing House.
•Meets fill-rate goals and budgeted inventory levels for all titles of two or more imprints within the Trade Division. This includes preparing and presenting frontlist title reports for review with senior publishing personnel.
•Is responsible for weekly frontlist and backlist title replenishment for multiple imprints.
•Acts as the primary liaison for the Inventory Department with all HarperCollins personnel responsible for the divisions noted above.
•Trains and manages two or more employees within the Inventory Management Department.
•Focuses on all Supply Chain initiatives and develop new procedures in order to meet these initiatives.
•Identifies overstock titles and compile remainder/hurt lists.
•Acts as the Inventory Management Vice President's primary employee to address, resolve and work with other members of the group in order to conduct the daily business of the department.
•College degree or equivalent work experience
•Minimum of 5 years of Publishing Inventory experience preferred
•Significant management level experience in inventory management within book publishing dealing with varied distribution channels
•Strong management, relationship building and negotiation skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
•Must be self-reliant, detail oriented, efficient, and flexible
•Ability to excel in a high volume/pressured environment is vital
•Proficient knowledge of MS Office
HarperCollins Publishers, one of the largest English-language publishers in the world, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NNC, NNCLV). Headquartered in New York, HarperCollins has publishing groups around the world in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India. HarperCollins is a broad-based publisher with strengths in literary and commercial fiction, business books, children's books, cookbooks, narrative nonfiction, mystery, romance, reference, pop culture, design, health, wellness, and religious and spiritual books. With nearly 200 years of history, HarperCollins has published some of the world's foremost authors, including winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery Medal, and the Caldecott Medal. HarperCollins is consistently at the forefront of innovation, using digital technology to create unique reading experiences and expand the reach of its authors. You can visit HarperCollins Publishers online at: http://www.harpercollins.com.
HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.