Supply Chain Director


This a fantastic senior opportunity to further your career in Supply Chain and be responsible for the operational performance levels of the Supply Chain for one of the world’s largest air services providers.

  • Permanent position
  • Hybrid working
  • Negotiable Salary
  • Bonus Opportunities

Main duties/role and responsibilities

  • To work with the Director for Procurement & Supply Chain in developing and implementing a clear Supply Chain strategy to deliver the company’s requirements, aligned with the global strategy
  • To lead the Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Fulfilment teams, as well as Contracts Management and Supply Chain Data Analysis in the delivery of required levels of service and cost-effectiveness
  • Dotted line management responsibility for Supply Chain Operations in Regional locations where appropriate, working closely with Regional management to implement common best practices globally
  • Drive collaboration between the Planning teams and other key functions (Sales/ Finance / NPD / Creative) to ensure effective, robust planning and delivery
  • Collaborate closely with the Heads of specific customer business units to deliver required levels of performance and facilitate any required performance reporting and initiative tracking. Ensure all required inputs are received from these business units to allow Planning teams to fulfil their tasks effectively
  • Ensure strong operational performance with regard to the delivery of products on time and in full
  • Drive Supply Chain teams in the development and implementation of various policies designed to deliver optimal stock holdings at each point in the Supply Chain, to balance availability, wastage, working capital, cost to serve etc.
  • Implementing, measuring and report on KPI targets for all relevant metrics, reporting performance to the Procurement & Supply Chain Director and broader business on a regular basis
  • Identify, implement and track opportunities to improve operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, reporting on progress to Procurement & Supply Chain Director on a regular basis
  • Maintain strong relationships with 3PL’s and suppliers, ensuring forecasts are shared appropriately and that their performance is measured, communicated and improved to required levels
  • Work closely with the Procurement & Supply Chain Director to develop and implement the Supply Chain network design to meet the evolving needs of the global business as it continues to grow

Attributes/ Experience required

  • Demonstrable Leadership skills
  • Strong Supply Chain experience in multiple environments, knows what good looks like
  • End to End Supply Chain Operations professional, experience with suppliers, warehousing, logistics, planning
  • Proven ability in International Operations and Supply Chain
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of managing and developing technical Supply Chain experts
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and develop remote teams
  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Educated to Degree Level preferred
  • Professional Supply Chain qualification / accreditation preferred