Supply Chain/Operations Manager

  • SALARY: Competitive
  • Location : London
Job Description
Supply Chain / Operations Manager 
Location: London / Surrey 
Pod is partnering with a high end brand and retailer that has recently seen new leaders join the business and bring their expertise within the industry to inject a new lease of life into an already exciting organisation. 
I am seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager to lead and upskill the team, and help drive strategy across the international operation, to deliver excellent improvement across key KPI’s. This role is critical in ensuring the successful performance and growth of a company that are going through an exciting period of development. 
Key responsibilities:
• Overall responsibility of the Supply Chain and Operations to support the short, mid and long term strategy of the business 
• Responsibility for forecasting and planning of stock as well as setting an inventory strategy across key lines to improve lead times 
• Development and maintenance of key KPI’s including OTIF, Safety and Quality of Delivery, and Refund Percentages 
• Use proactive leadership techniques to motivate and develop direct and indirect reports 
• Lead and deliver ad-hoc projects to ensure continuous improvement across the operation and to facilitate continued business growth
• Maintain and develop strong working relationships with all 3rd party suppliers, and with internal key stakeholders 
Key skills/experience:
• Ideally you will have experience managing the operation of a small – medium sized business within a low volume consumer / retail company  
• Direct to consumer / multi-channel experience is highly advantageous 
• Experience managing 3rd party suppliers within a complex supply chain, as well as managing inventory and forecasting of new and existing products 
• Prior experience of developing and implementing new supply chain processes and strategies 
• Experienced manager with a passion for developing people. Multi-site management experience highly advantageous
• Ability to communicate at all levels, from entry level to board level
• Ability to maintain focus within a highly pressurised environment
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