Calling all Head of Supply Chain candidates with multi-site and multi-product experience!
Vertical Advantage are delighted to be partnering with a market leading retailer to find a Head of Supply Chain for them. As the Head of Supply Chain you will have strong leadership skills and managing a relatively new team.
As the Head of Supply Chain you’ll be responsible for the E2E supply chain from supplier to shelf while delivering high availability in store and managing inventory and logistics costs.
The business is in ‘recovery’ phase after the pandemic and have made much head way getting back to pre-covid times, they are 80% of the way there but have a way to go. This is a challenge as the Head of Supply Chain you’ll be focused on to get to pre-covid levels and beyond through continuous improvement internally and working closely with suppliers.
You’ll have direct line management of a team of 4 as well as sitting on the senior leadership team and collaborating with the global teams. Strong stakeholder management skills are required to ensure reach to the global teams and negotiation.
The ideal candidate will have;
- A strong background in Retail Supply Chain Management
- Be results oriented
- Have experience with supply chain systems and Excel skills
- Strong communication and influencing skills
- Commercially minded
In return you’ll be joining a pacey retail outfit where you’ll have the autonomy to leader and shape the supply chain team. You’ll have the opportunity to work with senior management on improvement projects and good career trajectory.
All candidates must have a valid visa to work in the UK at time of application.
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