Supply Chain Solutions Manager

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Logistics & Supply Chain
Expertise:Supply Chain & Logistics
Job published:5/30/2023
Job ID:V-39396-1
Our client is a global logistics service provider with more than 31,000 employees around the world. We are looking for a Supply Chain Solutions Manager to support the company’s Contract Logistics, Air / Ocean Freight, and Transport divisions by expertly managing complex global supply chains.

This position will provide the successful candidate with all the tools needed to advance your career in Supply Chain / Logistics. Flat hierarchies, fast-track decision-making, and a friendly work environment make this management role a highly sought-after position. 

Responsibilities :
  • Research, analyse, and develop strategies that use technology to optimise supply chain performance. Provide recommendations to relevant internal teams, and gain consensus on resources and solutions from stakeholders
  • Facilitate and participate in strategy sessions with internal & external clients to identify and evaluate the client’s objectives and technological requirements
  • Manage and coordinate resources and activities to ensure smooth implementation of solutions. Identify and engage appropriate resources to deliver results; identify root causes and corrective actions when problems occur; motivate stakeholders
  • Balance multiple projects and deployment schedules simultaneously
  • Maintain clear, consistent, and concise internal communication across multiple teams. Manage stakeholder expectations to gain buy-in for major decisions. Identify, communicate, and solve any problems that can impact the projects’ success
  • Coordinate and guide the configuration, integration, and implementation of assigned projects from start to finish; ensure all tasks are completed on time, within budget, and meet client expectations
  • Train and coach stakeholders and key personnel
Requirements :
  • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to find optimal solutions under pressure
  • Passion for problem-solving, with a positive attitude
  • Strong leadership and presentation skills with the ability to communicate, build relationships, negotiate, implement changes, and motivate others
  • Ability to assess business needs and break them down into smaller components to prioritise where efforts should be focused
  • Thorough understanding of the business that enables the creation of solutions designed to fit current and future client needs
  • Ability to apply technological advancements to supply chain operations
  • Fluent in English
  • Proven track record in Supply Chain Management & Optimisation, Analytical Problem Solving, Project & Resource Management