Commutable from Swindon, Oxford, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Banbury, Chippenham
A rapidly growing multi-channel retailer embarking a period of change has a new role for a Head of Supply Chain who will support their business strategy to improve their online propositions and deliver a true multichannel experience for their customers.
Within this role the Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for managing all third-party suppliers, with a focus on Logistics and Supply Chain providers.
Manage, maintain and transition the customer delivery proposition, including management of deliveries from both company warehouses and Direct Despatch partnersAim to reduce costs and develop an approach where suppliers can select their own carriersProject lead the implementation of new business software to help grow an extended rangeWork with the Buying and Merchandising teams to drive vendors performance on all our key SLA’sOwn Supply Chain planning, forecasting, budgeting and reporting processes, producing reports with updates on all areas of supply Chain including SLA reporting, cost analysis, project reviews and opportunity analysis
The ideal candidate:
Exposure to a multi brand, multi-channel transactional business is preferred but not essential.Retail background is required.Driven individual with experience/understanding of supply chainMust be able to manage multiple stakeholders effectively.Understanding of carrier managementCustomer centric in approach