£100000 - £120000 per annum
An exclusive opportunity for an experienced supply chain professional to join a fast-paced organisation as a Head of Supply Chain. This role will be responsible for Logistics, Distribution & S&OP management, and will be required to lead and develop a high performing Supply Chain department.
Key Responsibilities of the Head of Supply Chain;
Manage and develop a motivated team to ensure that performance levels will achieve business objectives.
Coach, develop and motivate staff to maximise organisational and individual performance.
Manage optimal inventory planning to meet market demand at a reduced cost for all product categories.
Lead the S&OP processes for all product categories and own the KPI performance management.
Collect market intelligence for input into the demand planning process to deliver the best forecasts.
Align stock levels to comply with local strategies.
Ensure availability of goods in the right quantity and on time to maximize service and reduce inventory.
Develop and maintain the local Distribution strategy to improve the end-to-end supply chain.
Manage relationships with Logistic Service Providers and negotiate contractual terms.
Ensure distribution delivery is executed in a timely manner.
Manage Supply Chain risks and Business Continuity Plans.
Personal Specification of the Head of Supply Chain;
End to End Supply Chain Management experience.
In-depth understanding of S&OP, Logistics & Distribution.
Experience within a Retail or FMCG environment.
eCommerce experience would be an advantage.
Good working knowledge of SAP.
Strong Leadership skills.
Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.
Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Director, Head of Logistics, Head of Supply Planning, Logistics Director.