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Head of Supply Chain

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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + stock options

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14090/001_1619596595

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am delighted to partner up with a very fast-paced ever-expanding SME business that is absolutely booming in the specialised healthcare industry. They have grown 4 times the size in the last 12 months & planning to do the same thing in the next year. They are in need of a hands-on ambitious Head of Supply Chain to help them scale up the team, develop current processes & implement new ones including S&OP & bringing new systems on-board.

It is an end-to-end role that will manage supply & demand planning, forecasting management, logistics, warehousing & procurement piece. You will come from a D2C or B2C fast growth Supply Chain or would have had experience in this type of companies. You will be a driven & strategic supply chain leader who has experience scaling up team & implementing processes & comes with a hard-working and driven attitude.

Day to day bits:

  • Managing a full end-to-end supply chain including planning, logistics, warehousing, systems & procurement

  • Supporting company's growth plans including process-development, people mentoring/managing & systems implementation

  • Reviewing the supply chain structure & ensuring the appropriate scale-up with the right tools & processes in place for the next few years

  • Leading & setting up the negotiations for SLAs & managing relationships with key suppliers & stakeholders

  • Improving & developing current process in Supply Planning, Forecasting & S&OP

  • Managing & growing the team as the business rapidly expands

We are looking for:

  • 6 years+ Supply Chain Management experience in a fast-pace & high-growth businesses (D2C or B2C)

  • Experience in driving change within Supply Chain, including S&OP & system implementation

  • Strong management experience & background in developing/coaching/mentoring the team

  • Food & Drink, Cosmetics or Healthcare experience is desirable

  • Experience in a fast-pace supply chain is a MUST

  • Excelletn communications skills - able to influence stakeholders at all levels across the business internally & externally

  • Tech savvy - advanced Excel skills & other system knowledge, as well as its implementation

  • 2:1 Bachelor's Degree as a minimum

  • Innovative thinker with a hands-on approach & ability of thriving under pressure

If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on sasha@pod-talent.com!

Please note you need to have full right to work in the UK to apply for this role. We aim to reply to everyone who gets in touch, but volumes are high so if you do not hear from us within a week, your application has probably been unsuccessful.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.