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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £130000 - £150000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14245/001_1626109780

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am super-excited to partner exclusively with this fast-growing & well-established consumer good business that manufacturers unique & exciting lifestyle products across the globe. They are continuing to grow extremely quickly & are on the lookout for a Senior leader to step in and take their team & planning processes to the next level in the EMEA market.

They have successfully expanded into B2C & B2B channels and are looking to build & scale a Direct-to-consumer planning channel & capability throughout the EMEA region, as it is already set up in their US market. You will also manage the end-to-end planning function & process, as well as lead, transform & develop the IBP function that will be supported trough an Oracle Cloud based system that is currently undergoing implementation.

You will have an entrepreneurial spirit just like the culture of the business, come with a strategic & forward-thinking approach, as well as have strong & confident communication & stakeholder management skills.

Day to day bits:

  • Improve, develop & lead Integrated Business Planning function that will be supported through a new Oracle Cloud based system implementation

  • Build & scale a D2C channel & capability throughout the EMEA region while collaborating with US Direct-to-consumer channel to provide the best e-commerce platform

  • Support the B2C & B2B function within planning in collaboration with the leadership team

  • Align & implement better planning practices, as well as improve current processes & approaches within end-to-end planning

  • Coach, develop & lead the planning team that is newly established & will need a great support

Things that you will bring:

  • High SKU background is a MUST - Fast Fashion, FMCG, Retail

  • Blue Chip company background - high calibre business

  • VP level of experience in Supply Chain Planning (Supply, Demand, S&OP/IBP) - a MUST

  • Strong S&OP/ IBP (Integrated Business Planning) experience - implementation & improvement

  • Omni-channel experience (B2B, B2C, D2C, Retail)

  • Commercially aware & driven, customer facing experience - close relationship with Sales & Commercial Directors

  • System-savvy, technical, analytical approach

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.