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Director of Supply Chain Strategy

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Location: UK Salary: Up to £140,000
Sector: Retail / Consumer Goods / Dot com Specialism: Operations / Change / Transformation, Strategy
Type: Permanent Contact: Lotti Strongman
COMPANY:

Our client is a FTSE listed company operating in the beverage sector, producing some of the most well-known brands in the world.

ROLE:

This is a newly created role and has been highlighted as a significant leadership role offering senior stakeholder engagement, reporting into the Chief Supply Chain Officer. There is a substantial emphasis on leadership capabilities and future development potential, as this role is seen as a catalyst for future business leaders.

Accountable for ensuring that the supply chain has clear strategic vision, the position encompasses a wide-range of responsibilities that include Manufacturing, Logistics, Demand and Supply Planning, Technical, R&D and Engineering.

Working closely with the leadership team to formulate strategic plans for international markets, the role requires the ability to influence and drive the Supply Chain strategies and performance. 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • FMCG/consultancy experience in Supply Chain and strong total business understanding
  • Demonstrable experience of developing effective and efficient strategic plans for complex Supply Chains using experience/ data analysis
  • Highly intelligent, numerate and analytical skills 
  • Knowledge of wider relevant business practices (e.g. Marketing briefing process, manufacturing processes etc.)  and best practice techniques in the FMCG Supply Chain world     
  • Extensive leadership and management experience 
  • Ability to deliver long term strategies to achieve breakthrough working with multi-functional teams
  • Strong process orientation with excellent project management skills 
  • Excellent relationship management skills, strong influencing skills and negotiation skills
  • End to end supply chain expert (experience of Manufacturing, Logistics and Demand and Supply Planning)
  • Able to establish and lead wider cross disciplinary teams, set clear direction and provide enthusiastic inspirational leadership to all groups impacted by this role   
  • Financial acumen – responsibility for Multi £million-pound capital and revenue programmes