Supply Chain Director for GTR & TR EMEA

United Kingdom
29 Sep 2018
27 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
1.Formulation and monitoring of the Global Travel Retail Supply Chain roadmap - Together with key stakeholders, develop a value-enhancing Supply Chain vision for GTR. - Build and deliver an implementation roadmap for this vision. - Work closely with GTR Regions to identify improvement opportunities as well as to develop and prioritize local supply chain initiatives. - Oversee the implementation and delivery of Global initiatives for delivery of OPEX projects. Key GTR contact with HQ Supply Chain and Brand Co. Supply Chain teams. - Overall responsibility for setting targets, reviewing performance, and reporting results related to Cash Budget, SC KPI's (SFA, CFR, OTIF, DFC, Inventory Value), and Cost to Serve reports. - Participate and contribute in the overall supply chain strategy for Group, and establish a close working relationship with HQ Supply Chain. - Focus on improving the overall Supply Chain talent in GTR by coordinating PR University Accenture Academy and training teams on supply chain aspects during Regional visits. 2.Enabling operational excellence in supply chain - Reinforce and enhance Supply Chain capabilities in GTR to create competitive advantage both internally and externally with customers. - Define the standards of operational excellence in Supply Chain function, setting benchmarks for customer service, replenishment, demand planning, and inventory management. - Ensure stock fulfilment practices from our brand owner companies are in line with set inventory management policies. - Drive effective implementation & management of the S&OP cycle across GTR regions. - Establish credible relationships with customers in order to understand key business drivers and to identify supply chain solutions that drive value for both parties. - Work in collaboration with regional GTR teams to share insights and work through relevant business solutions to further drive customer engagement. 3.Overseeing Supply Chain function for Global Travel Retail - Provide leadership on the overall direction and functional management for regional Supply Chain teams, and help shape the current team structure and operating model. - Provide expert advice to address operational issues across GTR regions. - Review and enhance existing policies, systems and procedures to ensure day-to-day operations are performed efficiently and effectively. - Incubate and implement Supply Chain best practices to improve efficiency and productivity. - Responsibility for overseeing the relationship between GTR and 3rd party service providers. - Ensure effective execution meets or exceeds agreed service levels at agreed cost. - Manage working capital projects to agreed timescales, budgets and agreed objectives - Ensure order to cash processes are robust and competitive. - Oversee management of customer complaints, product compliance, and crisis management on behalf of GTR. 4.Regional leadership responsibilities - Lead the London-based TR EMEA Operations team, managing all resources, project deliverables, and performance. - Drive Operations best practice across TR EMEA, ensuring an optimal balance of cost, quality and service while supporting the region's Commercial objectives. - Represent Supply Chain interests as member of TR EMEA leadership team. 5.Team and people management - Provide coaching to team for professional and personal development as well as motivating a high preforming team. - Develop management capabilities and foster operational excellence mind-set. - Manage team resources and identify team capacity building opportunities. - Lead and motivate the Supply Chain team to deliver KPI's and cost objectives. Bachelor degree in supply chain, logistics or other related discipline - Significant experience in Supply Chain Management with regional exposure - Track record of taking ownership within the Supply Chain function of significant projects and strategy implementation. - Developing and leading winning teams. - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work internally across all teams as well as externally with partners and vendors. - 3rd party logistics, warehousing and transport management including contract development and management. - Negotiation and procurement - Customer complaint management - Crisis and business continuity management - Strong problem-solving skills and ability to act as a change agent Desirable Qualification and Experience: - MBA - Business experience in FMCG/alcoholic beverage industry - Understanding of Pernod Ricard Group - Previous experience leading teams across different countries

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