🌟 Elevate Your Career with a Leading Retail Powerhouse! 🌟

Are you ready to steer the logistics engine behind a thriving retail empire? Join our client, a highly successful and well-established retailer with a nationwide presence, and play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless deliveries across their extensive retail estate.

🛍️ About Us:
Our client boasts a vast network of stores across the UK, making them a household name in retail. With a majority of our goods imported and dispatched from a central hub, logistics is the lifeblood of our operation. We’re seeking a Supply Chain Manager to lead the charge in optimizing our supply chain and enhancing our competitive edge.

💼 The Role:
As a Supply Chain Manager, you will be the driving force behind our supply chain strategy. Your responsibilities include forging strong stakeholder relationships, overseeing supply planning and stock management, forecasting stock requirements, and maintaining our replenishment systems. You’ll also take the helm in supplier management and lead our dedicated supply chain team.

🚀 What We Offer:

A unique opportunity to become an integral part of the retailer’s management team.
A chance to make a real impact and influence the success of our retail operation.
🎯 Key Performance Indicators:

Meeting and exceeding availability targets.
Effective management of stock budgets.
Optimizing stock turnover.
Proactive management of discontinued stock and overstocks.
Positive feedback from key stakeholders, including Retail, Logistics, and Commercial teams.
🔍 Qualifications and Skills:
We’re looking for candidates with:

Exceptional planning, organizational, and prioritization skills.
Proficiency in Excel (Advanced level preferred).
Strong analytical and negotiation abilities.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Outstanding communication skills.
A degree in a relevant field.
🌐 Experience and Knowledge:
Candidates should possess:

Expertise in merchandising/Supply Chain processes.
Proficiency in financial management related to profit and cost levers.
Proven people management skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a supply chain team.
Retail background preferred.
Familiarity with merchandising/ERP systems, with SAP experience being a plus.
Demonstrated experience in merchandise or supply chain management, including critical path management, financial planning & control (WSSI and OTB), and supply chain operations.
🌟 Desired Profile:
We’re seeking a customer-focused, experienced manager with at least 5 years of supply chain management expertise. You should be adept at leading and motivating a team in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Collaboration and negotiation with senior supplier contacts are essential, so commercial awareness is key. A background in retail or consumer goods is highly desirable.

If you’re a self-starter, detail-oriented, and tenacious, ready to deliver exceptional service to our customers and dive deep into the operational aspects when necessary, this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

📩 How to Apply:
Join us in shaping the future of retail. Apply now via the link below or contact Ian Gerstein at 01628 600781 for more information.

This is your chance to become a driving force in a thriving retail giant. Seize it! 🚀

Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply online below or alternatively call us on +44 (0)1628 600770 to discuss your suitability.

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