The Luxury skincare house where audacious innovation has cultivated a pioneering approach to beauty. 
A place where heritage and creativity are infused with the values of care, passion, entrepreneurship and excellence.
A place where dedicated and diverse professionals each contribute to an inspiring and unique environment. 
A place for careers to grow and flourish and where our sustainable foundation nourishes talents and futures.


Global Demand and S&OP Manager


Zurich, CH, 8008

Contract Type:  Permanent - full-time

In this role, you are responsible for developing state of the art demand planning and process capabilities, in alignment with the E2E SC Planning Strategy. This role will also develop innovative, forward-looking process capabilities, while being accountable for process performance KPIs that support business metrics (Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias).



How you will create a beautiful impact:

  • Prepare data and material for monthly S&OP meetings that will facilitate decisions around equipment, labor and all other resources needed to support demand over the S&OP planning horizon.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the monthly S&OP meetings to achieve the demand plan consensus including strategic, product, sales, and marketing activities as well as supply plan balance and constraints/gaps.
  • Understand the linkages between distribution requirements planning and other supply chain processes such as supply planning, inventory planning, production scheduling, MRP, and transportation management.
  • Utilize business knowledge to creatively evaluate situations and adopt a "big picture" approach when implementing solutions.
  • Conduct historical sales trend analysis at the regional brand level to establish key demand drivers for the SKUs/brands/market (leverage brand & consumer insights, category mix, sell-in & sell-through trends, external category/market trends) and collaborate with Affiliates to adjust the forecast to ensure we deliver an unbiased forecast for the entire planning horizon.
  • Become the valued business partner for the Affiliate teams.
  • Work closely with Affiliate in Asia on planning/executing the activation and ramp-up for new products as well planning/managing other product-life-cycle phases.


What you need to have to be our next audacious and creative talent:


  • University degree in Engineering, Marketing or BA, or similar.
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in a global/regional demand planning position.
  • Strong experience with S&OP processes.
  • Experience working in an international environment within the consumer goods industry, ideally luxury.
  • Leadership skills with ability to nurture networks with peer groups to bring new and fresh ideas to the Global E2E planning organisation.
  • Being analytical with deep understanding of performance metrics.
  • Exceptional communication to influence business outcomes.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.



Start date:






Why your journey with us will be unique:

  • We care of our employees well-being: we contribute to the cost of your health insurance
  • On top of your 25 working days holidays, overtime is compensated with 8.5 additional days off
  • Every Tuesday our HQ factory shop is open exclusively for you to access our amazing products with a discounted price and with the advice of a Beauty Advisor
  • We recognize the importance of flexible work: you can work from home on a weekly basis
  • Fantastic office location in the centre of Zurich



The world of La Prairie is just a few steps away:

  1. Application with CV + Cover Letter (recommended!)
  2. 1st online interview with HR and/or Hiring manager
  3. Additional interviews onsite with the Hiring Manager and other from the business.


To all recruitment agencies:

La Prairie does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs portal, We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.




At La Prairie we work on creating a diverse & inclusive culture by having a balanced population and an open, safe, trusting and accepting culture. We believe that diversity in our talents is the strength of our house and we are supporting professional equality for everyone. We welcome applicants with and from diverse background.