Regional Supply Chain Manager - Alshaya Enterprises

Date Posted: 05-Mar-2020
Country: Kuwait
Job ID: 400156

The Regional Supply Chain Manager establishes the tools to measure inventory across the chain, develop, oversee and execute a variety of supply chain initiatives and strategies to enhance the end-to-end supply chain, drive targeted supply chain improvements and collaborate with other Corporate and Field functions across the supply chain.
 
Job duties include and are not limited to:

Lead and manage inventory control, forecasting, warehousing, transportation across GCC.
Develop analytics, systems and data management capabilities, including metrics & reports
Direct the hiring, training, supervision, mentoring, and performance evaluations of staffs
Direct and review the work of individuals engaged in supply chain related duties
Manage & coordinate with the sales and procurement the planning process including supply / demand forecasting, inventory management and on time delivery
Implement and adhere to transaction management best practices
Monitor and analyze current trends in the marketplace
Direct and manage corporate governance and regulatory compliance
Establish key performance indicators, monitor ongoing performance, and improve performance against set goals
Develop and implement new systems, best practices, inventory control, demand planning, and other optimizations in order to grow the business
Lead all aspects of Supply Chain including the development of the strategic plan and its execution through local warehousing, logistics and customs clearance teams
Drive integrated processes among Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, Logistics, to execute a planning replenishment process that meet the requirements of the business
Establish key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to inventory planning and productivity; measure actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to senior management
Analyze all aspects of existing supply chain practices and re-engineer to improve overall inventory management, resource utilization and transport efficiency
Develop and execute strategies to monitor and manage inventory investment and productivity at a number of levels, including department, store, and category
Identify new solutions and or value-added services that address the company’s inventory opportunities
Implement and maintain logistics best practices, including technology advances, and policies and procedures
Implement continuous improvement initiatives, along with comprehensive internal training
Develop and implement an infrastructure plan to support long-term growth of the company
Collaborate with other departments and divisions to integrate logistics with business systems and processes, such as customer sales, order management, accounting, and shipping
Create policies and procedures for supply chain activities in terms of warehouse, shipping, freight, delivery, etc.
Maintain constructive relationships with freight agencies that capitalize on potential achievement scenarios and ensure market competitive freight rates
Coordinate with customs authorities, freight and insurance agencies for shipment discrepancies and financial recoveries for late, damaged or lost goods
Maintain a loss prevention action plan through systems audits and physical inspection in order to minimize the risk of disruption or financial loss
Ensure team development takes place and a succession plan in place for all key positions
Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-03-05
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
Company Industry: Heavy Industry & Metallurgy
Preferred Candidate
Career Level: Management

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