About The GM Supply Chain Role
Reporting to the regional office, you will be responsible for overseeing and directing all aspects of the company’s unique supply chain organisation, focusing on: strategic procurement, materials/production planning, inventory management and distribution/logistics.
Work closely with internal and external partners including sales/marketing, regulatory, finance, API suppliers, 3PLs/distributors, etc. to ensure precise inventory levels are maintained, demand is met and pricing is optimised as per market conditions
Develop strong relationships with key suppliers with the goal of negotiating contracts, pricing and terms with all vendors and suppliers
Act as key member of the S&OP team to ensure inventory and production meet market demands
Manage, train and direct all supply chain personnel within the organisation
To succeed in this GM Supply Chain role, it’s important to have knowledge of raw materials, distribution of goods and manufacturing processes, as well as as understanding of business and management principles, leadership strategies and strategic planning.
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or a related field plus eight years’ relevant work experience
15 years’ experience with minimum of five years’ experience in planning and/or supply chain management functions
Retail/wholesale/FMCG background preferred
Familiarity with the principles of transportation
Progressive experience managing retail supply chain operations or closely related field
Experience creating and driving retail supply chain strategy
Cross-functional project management experience
The ability to manage people, build teams and communicate effectively
You will be part of a growing team in a position to influence senior stakeholders of one of the largest FMCG companies globally. The culture is demanding, but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude, the potential rewards are significant.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting GM Supply Chain position.
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