Head of Operations

B C T Resourcing
London (South)
£65,000 - £70,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Position: Head of Operations Location: London Salary: 65000 - 70000 per annum Benefits Job Type: Full time The company client is a fast growing beauty business who are actively looking to recruit a tenacious and dynamic Head of Operations for their vibrant team office based in London. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the end to end supply chain including purchasing, supply chain, demand planning, S&OP, shipping and 3PL management. The purpose of this role is to manage 5 direct reports to ensure OTIF delivery to the internal warehouse and customers warehouses using SAP. This is an exciting opportunity for career progression. Major responsibilities for this role will involve: Managing the end-to-end supply chain from planning and purchasing through to OTIF delivery and in the UK Leading and managing the supply chain team Responsible for the continuing operations and growth from the London HQ. Responsibility for office management and operations Demand planning and forecasting using SAP Increase OTIF levels and optimise inventory across the network Lead the S&OP strategy Collaboration with suppliers - developing and maintaining excellent supplier relationships. Interface with NPD and Sales Other duties: Helping to set strategic direction for distribution across the UK, and delivering business plan. Interfacing with the manufacturing, 3PL and Warehouses Setting the best practice in supply chain in the region Continuous improvement regarding systems and potential systems implementation Delivering financial P&L and inventory results in line with company objectives, including freight cost savings, delivery and installation savings Liaise with factories in the Far East, Europe, and UK Qualifications and background required: Degree Educated or equivalent A strong understanding of Beauty/Fashion supply chains with at least 5 years experience Line management experience of direct teams and distributors SAP experience is desirable Highly computer literate - advanced excel Customer focused - experience of working collaboratively with key retail customers Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively Strong team player Highly organised and motivated Keywords: Beauty, FMCG, Supply Chain, Operations, SAP If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66875728