Global Director Supply Chain Management

London (East), London (Greater)
14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

We are the leading global company in the expanding online recipe kit delivery market. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable and challenging experience at a rapidly growing startup. Responsibility is given from day one to use your initiative and creativity to help us grow our business. We are fast-paced and love the food world.

About the job:

  • You work in our Global Supply Chain Team and support developing industry-leading best practices and blue prints for everything we do along our entire value chain (recipe creation, purchasing, production and B2C logistics)
  • You are involved in a broad range of projects on an international level transforming our operations in 7 markets
  • Management and continuous improvement of purchasing strategies and operations, just-in-time production processes and last-mile delivery solutions
  • You have a very high level of exposure to leading senior industry experts and local senior management
  • Improving utilization of our fleet and insourced outbound shipping operations
  • Implementing new technologies (creating and implementing logistics configurator; finalizing API integration project with all carriers etc.)
  • Transfer innovation projects already implemented in the US to the UK (i.e. live tracking systems and technologies, advanced distributed delivery network systems etc.
  • Recruiting from most prominent business schools for Ops roles within the company

Who we're looking for:

  • You have an MBA Degree from a top tier University
  • You have a MSc in Accounting, Corporate Finance or equivalent from a top tier University
  • You have a BSc in Business Administration from a top tier University
  • You have 3+ years of relevant work experience in a strategic capacity (consulting, banking, operations, manufacturing)
  • You have a minimum of 3 years working experience in management within a start up
  • You have experience within the food industry, preferably within a food tech business
  • You have worked for a large global B2C brand
  • You have a robust analytical framework, yet true hands-on mentality
  • Your level of process orientation is very high
  • You are an excellent team player
  • You have fluent English skills (German / Dutch / Swedish a plus) and being at ease with working in a truly international environment
  • You have the willingness to frequently travel our international offices and production facilities to support driving continuous improvement in close collaboration with the local teams
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You are a true self-starter and creator instead of administrator

What we're offering:

  • The opportunity to get into one of the most intellectually demanding roles at one of the largest technology companies to come out of Europe
  • Working in a young and extremely dynamic environment
  • Direct, high impact on our future operations setup from day 1
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Great international exposure and team atmosphere
  • Work in a modern, spacious office in the heart of Berlin or London with excellent transport links and employee perks

Closing date for applications: 12th of December 2016

Required education:

  • Bsc, Master's and MBA

Required language:

  • Ideally Swedish/Dutch/German