Supply Optimisation Manager

Bis Henderson
Eastleigh, UK
04 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Objectives:
  • Leadership: To create a team of high performing, engaged and motivated colleagues who consistently deliver results.
  • Governance: Assess and evaluate presented activity in the 'Clean Stock' forum to ensure compliance to agreed principles and process. Evaluate proposals, providing approval or recommendations to improve. Collaboratively working with cross functional experts agree action plans as required.
  • Plan: Validation of plans that covers all aspects of inventory management through the life cycle of products. To ensure there is one clear view on stock flows that is cross functionally agreed, Including Range Change, Promotions and Layflats, ensuring these adhere to process and principles set.
  • Tools: Developing business tools, processes and information to support Supply and Logistics decision making on stock flows, availability and cost management. Development of a resource for a single point of information for use by the wider Supply and Logistics function.
  • Collaboration: Manage the relationship between Supply and Logistics sharing the corporate plan, representing category teams and chairing appropriate forums.
  • Optimise: Identify risks and opportunities to stock flows in all channels and locations, availability, and the financial impact. Create solutions to mitigate issues and optimise efficiency.
  • Information: Create management summaries for weekly and monthly review, covering all aspects of stock, availability and financial measures including stock health and slow-moving provision. Includes channel and location, core offer, promotional and layflats, appropriate for audience from B&Q Board, Kingfisher, Logistics and Supply Colleagues.
  • Budgeting: Own and administer the input and output for the corporate stock budgeting process. Provide information to Finance, Supply Chain and Logistics for the purpose of future planning

Knowledge and Experience Required:
  • Bold and Brave in thinking and able to make decisions based on experience in successful omni channel planning environments.
  • A proven, professional retail leader who is able to deliver high performance from a team.
  • Effective communicator who can flex style to get the best results from those around them and build rapport across all levels in the organisation.
  • Balanced professional that can influence at board level.
  • Collaborative, engaging and able to build relationships with ease.
  • Emotional Resilient and self-aware. Understands themselves and others recognising the impact of emotions and is able to modify behaviour.
  • Supportive and encouraging in style, able to coach and develop the team, listening to individuals and provide effective feedback to improve performance.
  • Can challenge effectively and confidently, articulating own views clearly and constructively.
  • Recognises own development needs and is able to create a plan grow.
  • Able to analyse complex data efficiently & effectively. Identify root cause and best solution.
  • Good experience of forecasting and replenishment systems. SAP and advantage.
  • Capability to create & successfully implement plans to improve key performance measures.
  • A good understanding of Demand Planning and how best to optimise flows within a multi-channel Supply Chain.
  • Good level of commercial acumen and ability to make decision on both data and instinct.
  • Have high level of ownership and proactively delivers results.

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