Project & 3PL Value Creation Manager

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project & 3PL Value Creation Manager
Ref: req39018

Position: Project & 3PL Value Creation Manager
Location: Southampton
Customer: British American Tobacco
Salary: £45,00 Plus Package
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 19th April 2017

As a Project & 3PL Value Creation Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that you are Implementing projects and supply chain solutions for BAT and possibly other LLP accounts
Managing the implementation of strategic and tactical LLP supply chain optimization projects.
Supporting the growth of the LLP product within BAT and Europe, and working closely with; customer, LLP management, sector and regional business development teams from concept to operation.
Leveraging your operational experience to identify new savings and service improvement initiatives, and supporting the LLP operations team in the continuous improvement and growth of existing business
Managing complex, multi-projects and co-ordinate and drive through an LLP Programme Management service for the area of responsibility

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Support the business development for BAT LLP, presenting approach, tools and benefits to key decision makers within the customer organization.
To maintain awareness of developments, techniques and applications within DHL Supply Chain, other BU's and the wider marketplace. To ensure that relevant technical skills are kept up to date, and we constantly present best practise and knowledge management back to our key customers.
To adequately manage the risk of change associated with complex implementations
Develop tools to support the implementation of unique supply chain solutions, inc reporting, baseline monitoring etc
To Implement agreed proposals on time, within budget
BAT LLP management team, wider BD and KAM teams (sector / country / GCS / BU's) in the pursuit of new business supporting the sales process by designing robust implementation plans, to give customers faith in the innovative and competitive solutions.
Wider solutions design & Implementation teams (sectors / country based / BU's / GCS) for approach, tools, knowledge sharing and joint project work. To cross-fertilize know-how of supply chain concepts between sectors, and focus on specific LLP expertise
Operations teams within the countries for the validation and seamless transfer of new LLP business. Design specification, implementation support and handover to RFQ teams and /or operations
Global Dedicated Customer Teams to communicate and monitor a common approach to implementation and post implementation support.
IT teams to communicate appropriate high level systems implementation requirements for new or revised solutions..
Finance teams for the validation of costs for proposed LLP Implementations and the provision of commercial information to ensure that projects satisfy financial hurdles.

Innovation Centre - for the development and delivery of presentable content (innovative methodologies, tools and solutions) to support customer engagement activities in line with a consultative LLP selling approach
Other groups: DHL Envirosolutions - for the collaboration in 'Go Green' strategy and supporting with carbon modeling.
Client teams - in the translation, validation and communication of their requirements into innovative and competitive supply chain solutions
External 3PL / resources - supervision of external resources & 3PL's used to support BAT Logistics - e.g. other DHL resources (sector/country) / external IT providers

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

A good degree of computer literacy, with knowledge of CAPS, Cast, Depict (or similar), Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Ability to demonstrate analytical and logical thinking; translating many different real life solutions into valid implementation plans.
Able to assess existing operations (internal DHL / customer) and identify areas for improvement
Good Project & Program Management Skills, with relevant experience
Ability to quickly identify and asses key impacting risks and subsequent development of appropriate mitigation plans.
Good written and spoken English is essential and other European languages desirable
Good communication skills; good listener and effective in communicating ideas. Frequently required to present to customer's senior management teams in technical and non-technical terms.
People management skills, including objective setting, resource allocation and performance review
Extensive logistics and operational experience with vast varied experience in a solutions design or Implementation role
Experience in several sectors (especially tobacco or taxable products) is desirable but not essential
Able to demonstrate successfully implemented solutions
Proven track record in managing supply chain design projects
Commercial awareness and understanding of key costs and cost drivers within the supply chain environment
International business experience with ability to demonstrate good cultural awareness. Ideally in more than one country (other than home country).

Please note extensive travel is required for this role

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.