Initiative Planning Manager

Function:  Supply Chain

Warsaw, MZ, PL

Work Arrangement:  Hybrid


As Initiative Planning Manager for OPI you will be responsible for management of OPI initiative planning team and will have accountability for the results of the team . The person owns development/execution of OPI IP strategy, long term and short term plans and also contributes significantly to the execution of OPI supply strategy (Vision/Goals/Priorities). The person is a role model for representing Wella values and is the champion of supply chain improvements.  She/He is responsible for driving mastery within the team. She/He is accountable for delivering results in initiative delivery, including customer service, right cost and inventory through execution of action plans and standard work processes.

Supply Chain Planning Team you will be joining plays a critical role in product delivery to Wella customers. We collaborate cross-functionally and influence optimal decisions on service, cost, cash and innovation. We continuously evolve and elevate work process standards and daily operate in a multi-cultural context.



  • Be a role-model of company values and culture.
  • Lead a team of project coordinators (experts and senior planners), providing required support and driving supply chain constraints resolution to guarantee delivery of new products on time, in full and within expected cost/cash.
  • Act as project leader for global high-complexity initiatives.
  • Represent the Planning Hub to the global multi-functional project team.  
  • Own regular Daily/Weekly/Monthly Supply Planning interface with other functions and leadership team, driving discipline in the defined supply network(s) of the Project.
  • Leverage the Planning Hub multi-functional teams and Key Users / Business Experts to improve initiative planning/delivery process and tools.
  • Optimize internal and external business processes and tools, growing capability of direct team and Planning Hub multi-functional teams.



  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills and experience participating on and/or in leading cross-functional teams. 
  • Ownership, autonomy, and accountability for results within the given scope
  • Priority-setting skills and efficient work organization in a dynamic business environment
  • Growth mindset, with focus on solutions, improvements, and constant learning
  • Resilience to frequent changes in the supply chain
  • Good interpersonal skills to influence peers and stakeholders at different organizational levels
  • Ability to define gaps and drive x-functional action plans for issue resolution, risk mitigation and business improvements
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills (clear, concise and timely).
  • Basic understanding of Manufacturing, Planning, QA, R&D and Commercial/Go to Market planning.
  • Strong competency in the areas of Initiative and Project Management, MS Project
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Mastery of MS Office tools


We care about growth, health, and wellbeing of our employees; therefore, our offer includes:

  • Luxmed medical insurance: Employee basic package is covered by Wella, you can upgrade the package or extend it to your spouse or partner and kids
  • Life insurance: basic option is paid by Wella, you can upgrade the package for you and your family
  • Lunch card
  • Multisport card
  • Public transportation refund
  • One additional day off to celebrate each full year of employment (capped at five days) 
  • Birthday as a holiday: celebrate with your loved ones!
  • End-of-the-year gift, spring celebrations
  • Bonus for life-time occasions (e.g., giving birth to a child, marriage)
  • Attractive referral bonus for recommending talents to work at Wella
  • State-of-the-art workspace, collaborative areas, cool events, and gatherings
  • Occasional samples of our products to enjoy
  • Access to discounts on our products in Wella and ghd online shops



Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

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