Head of Operations

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West End, London | Ref: BBBH22026

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

Head of Operations
Central London
£50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, an established FMCG business based in Central London, are looking for an experienced Operations professional, ideally coming from a fast paced and demanding background. The successful candidate should have strong experiences managing 3PL performance and customer service.
Key responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and operational planning and support
  • Manage demand and forecasting cycle
  • Lead and develop and coach direct reports within supply chain
  • Liaising with 3PL to ensure an uninterrupted supply chain
  • Managing distribution budget
  • Identifying supply chain improvements to performance and process
  • Developing relationships with suppliers, 3rd party contracts and key stake holders
  • Manage on-boarding of new customers
  • Manage internal communications across all levels

Skills and Experience

  • Strong background within Supply Chain
  • Previous experience managing 3PL partners
  • Strategic background
  • Background within fast paced demanding supply chain
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Proven supervisory / coaching skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Experienced within ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong influencer
  • Proven Track record
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Passionate about people management and development
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate, influence and manage others
  • Ability to maintain an objective approach when faced with competing priorities
  • Proactive, 'can do' attitude
  • Ability to understand and maximise the benefits of supply chain systems

Client information
Our client is a FMCG business.

£50,000 - £55,000 DOE + Benefits

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