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Head of Supply Chain

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: DLON - Supply Head
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 02/05/2018
Head of Supply Chain 

An exciting new start-up with one of the most innovative products/services in the world is currently looking to develop a new Supply Chain function in United Kingdom, London. This role is leading a team of professionals and will be building out a new greenfield team within the business. Recruitment and growth is a key part of this position as well as implementation of new strategic systems & processes.

Company Overview

This unique start-up is at the forefront of sustainability and innovation, with a primary purpose – to end world hunger. They specialize in delivering innovative solutions are designed to enable people to be self-sufficient in their food production. By starting with key retailers, they hope to move their innovations into the home and all over the world – providing healthy and high-quality products, with a reduced environmental impact. 

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Global COO
  • Responsible for the end to end supply chain
  • Managing a team of 5+ professionals
  • Global Supply Chain Management 
  • Inventory, Logistics & Planning focus
  • Developing a Greenfield team and expanding the procurement function
  • Developing relationships with new and old suppliers to ensure that the organisation has a smooth purchasing process.
Skills and Experience Required
  • 4+ years experience
  • Manufacturing / Production background preferred  
  • Management experience 
  • Business degree or equivalent 
  • Strong contract negotiation experience.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience 
  • Inventory & Planning experience minimum 
  • Fluent in German Essential
We are looking for someone with strong strategic capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural team player in a high performing environment.

What this Job Offers You
  • Natural Progression: Global Supply Chain Director
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Share scheme
  • Start-up company (a real opportunity to shape and develop)
  • Individual training for growth opportunities
  • Project-based working, allowing you to develop your skills in key areas
  • Multiple progression opportunities within the business
  • Leading & Driving projects within the business
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact me directly on: +44 203 7588962
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