Our client is a rapidly expanding FMCG manufacturer, distributor and retailer with a strong presence in the MENA region and we are recruiting a senior level supply chain professional based in Sharjah to build and implement a robust supply chain infrastructure for their manufacturing, distribution, retail and e-commerce divisions focusing on systems, processes, technology and ERP, demand planning, .product management, vendor relationship management, last mile delivery and 3PL contracts.
Develop and execute a supply chain management strategy to increase supply and inventory efficiency and optimization more cost-effectively to improve profits focusing on sourcing, inventory management, demand planning and management, replenishment planning, distribution and 3PL logistics.
Build a high-performance supply chain department and establish performance targets.
Essential Skills & Experience Required
12+ years supply chain management with demonstratable experience in designing and building a supply chain department, team, processes and systems with a focus on S&OP, 3PL logistics, transportation and distribution and supply and demand planning and management in a world-class FMCG or retail organisation in the Middle East.
Project managing the implementation of a Oracle ERP and supply chain technology platform.
Strong commercial and financial acumen with P&L responsibility.
Bachelor s Degree is mandatory.
CSCP is mandatory.
LEAN operational excellence or Black Belt Sigma certification are an advantage.
Currently living in the Gulf region.
Fluency in English must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.