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  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £120,000 + package

  • Contact:

    Lisa Starkey

  • Contact email:

    lisas@mvp-search.com

  • Job ref:

    59268LS

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lisa Starkey

Head of Programme – Supply Chain Flow

London based with flex

Up to £120,000 + car allowance / benefits package

 

MVP’s retail client is currently looking to appoint an experienced Programme Manager to work with them, as part of an ongoing transformation plan.  As Head of Programme, you will lead change initiatives in their Food Supply Chain, focusing on optimising the flow of goods through the supply chain, reducing costs and improving effectiveness.  The business is prioritising modernisation of its end to end supply chain and this will be a high-profile role, with subsequent onward opportunities for the successful candidate.

 

Key accountabilities and measures:

 

  • Identify improvement opportunities, develop business cases and build support across the business
  • Structure and lead the programme including development, implementation and review phases
  • Maintain programme controls and governance such as risk / issue logs and periodic reporting
  • Engage and align stakeholder areas
  • Deliver business case benefits
  • Provide leadership and coaching to Project Managers and other programme team members
  • Provide expertise and input to other Supply Chain Transformation programmes as required

 

Key Skills & Experience:

 

  • In-depth Logistics/Supply Chain knowledge, ideally gained in the food retail sector
  • Programme management experience
  • Strong change leader
  • Well-developed communication skills, including written
  • Strategic and analytical capabilities
  • Structured and organised approach
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to resolve complex issues
  • Stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence others
  • Gravitas and leadership capabilities