Meta AR/VR Job | Demand Planner EMEA

Job(岗位): Demand Planner EMEA

Type(岗位类型): Analytics | Operations, Sales

Citys(岗位城市): London, UK

Date(发布日期): 2022-3-17


Reality Labs, the AR/VR business unit at Meta Platforms, is seeking an experienced, highly quantitative, driven and creative Demand Planner to focus on AR/VR hardware demand forecasting and strategic planning for one of our existing or future product families.

This position will require cross-functional coordination across several groups, with an emphasis on partnering with Sales Account and Category Managers, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Product Management. The successful candidate will combine strategic planning and decision making with deep data analytics and insights. The ideal candidate will be passionate about AR/VR and consumer hardware, have a demonstrated interest in data and technology, work well independently, be highly analytical and demonstrate the ability to clearly communicate highly complex topics to a broad audience. This role will challenge the candidate to understand and impact many facets of hardware business strategy, including sales planning, financial forecasting, strategic pricing, trade marketing, sales analytics and supply chain analytics.


BS or MS/MBA in business-related or quantitative field (Economics, Finance, Math, Engineering or similar discipline).

2+ years of experience of hardware or consumer products (including accessories) demand forecasting.

7+ years of experience in business strategy, finance, analytics or sales planning experience with Excel and PowerPoint.

Advanced knowledge of Excel.

Communication and problem solving skills.


Drive regional 3P Retail Demand Planning. Develop a deep understanding of our 3P Retail distribution channels across multiple product categories.

Partner with sales account managers, category managers, data analysts and business unit marketing teams to drive accurate demand planning and identify growth initiatives based on robust forecast models.

Forecast and track weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly sales performance of hardware products and related accessories in AR/VR.

Own the actuals vs forecast and goal performance analysis, drive identification of root causes and plan mitigation measures for gaps in performance.

Share forecast assumptions and impact of strategic activities to forecast outcomes to broader organization and various stakeholders.

Drive implementation of tools and techniques for continuous forecast accuracy improvement by analyzing large datasets, identifying trends, dependencies, correlations, and creating future outlooks based on that.

Partner with supply chain teams to impact production and launch decisions.

Partner with marketing and finance teams to impact and evaluate pricing and promotion strategy across the entire portfolio of products and assess new markets for business growth.

Present outcomes at reviews with business leaders across Meta and Reality Labs.

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Experience with forecasting tools (e.g. Anaplan, Algo, e2open, Logility etc.).

Experience in shifting priorities, while maintaining organization and control.

Experience of statistical forecasting methods and forecast accuracy metrics.

Experience in SQL/Tableau/Power BI/visualization tools.

Experience in strategic planning in tech company, investment banking or strategy consulting with a focus on technology.