Job Summary: This position is responsible to lead and manage the supply chain and logistics operations, service delivery and supporting multiple products and countries. In this role, he/she will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement and transformation, building capabilities and support the implementation of the organization’s objectives and strategies.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for heading a 160+ strong SCM team supporting global business operations covering Order Management, Customer Support, Logistics and Trade Finance Documentation, Indirect Procurement and Warehouse Management.
  • Accountable for service delivery and compliance (includes SLA and KPIs). Establish key performance metrics to improve business outcomes
  • Works closely with senior business stakeholders to deliver on ‘common goals’: cost, turnaround time and quality
  • Contributes to the creation and implementation of SCM & Logistics vision (based on Industry best practices), processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  • Deliver solutions to operational problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements
  • Drives continuous improvement and transformation initiatives constantly identifying inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities using the right mix of people, processes, tools, and technologies
  • Leverage tools and technologies to improve agility and effectiveness of operations and service delivery
  • Maintain insights on improvements in the SCM space that will benefit the organization in the market place
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing and motivated team(s), building the culture of continuous improvement that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results.
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review/assess the ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Invests and contributes to developing the supply chain and logistics capabilities within the organization through L&D initiatives
  • Showcase the organization delivery capabilities and transformational abilities at all opportune moments to the larger organization which improves adoption of the organization by different businesses and countries
  • Effectively collaborates and maintains excellent relationships with other work streams and functions

Profile Description:

  • Postgraduation (preferably MBA’s) in any operations streams/Engineering with a minimum of 16 years of proven experience, with at least 8-10 years of experience as a head of supply chain, logistics,
  • Procurement business in a GIC/GBS environment or in similar level/roles in leading Global AgriManufacturing/FMCG/Consumer industries
  • Expert domain knowledge of Logistics and Documentation (including international trade documentation), Order Management, Customer Support, and Warehouse Management with a fair knowledge of Indirect Procurement
  • Exposure in dealing with international supply chain operations and experience in working for global liners/freight forwarders is preferred
  • Understanding of the company's business, technicalities of documentation and process flow
  • Prior experience working in different geographies would be an added advantage
  • Should have played strategic roles and managed large teams doing global delivery
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a fair understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost and customer satisfaction
  • Strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent stakeholder management skills, people development & strong communication skills (both written and verbal), strong leadership &general management skills
  • Should be a go-getter with self-initiative and a process-driven professional with an outcome focus