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Head of Supply Chain - FMCG

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-4514

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Our client, a leading FMCG organisation is looking to hire a Head of Supply Chain head up their newly established warehousing and distribution business and ensure that all supply chain business synergies are integrated with effective planning & distribution from the receiving of Products, to the Warehouses, and delivery of finished goods to the customer.

Client Details
The role is with a leading FMCG distribution company based in KSA

The role of Head of Supply Chain will include, but not limited to the following:

Key Responsibilities

* Ensure the effective implementation of MRP II with the S&OP processes including forecasting, planning, material planning & training plans to supply all market requirements
* Implement demand planning systems to drive forecast accuracy ensuring that OOSs at all depots and onsite are managed
* Drive effective and efficient planning throughout the supply chain to maintain minimum stock levels in all stores
* Ensure that efficient transport DIFOT and performance ratios to all customers are maintained to build reliable contracts and relationships
* Effective management of all KSA storage spaces while maintaining agreed finished goods minimum stock levels, and planning the on time delivery of distribution in a safe manner, with best practice FIFO
* Build an effective team through innovative training and development with clear SMART performance targets and measures ensuring the progression of all individuals
* Prepare, maintain, & control all budgets to ensure that expenditure is in line with the business plan Build an effective team through best practice interview, assessment


For the role of Head of Supply Chain the ideal candidate must have the following:

* Atleast 10+ years experience of operating at a senior management level within a Multinational FMCG organization
* Experience of managing and leading 3PL Logistic & Distribution department/ business within the last 5 years of your career
* Demonstrate a track record of managing a team based across multiple countries
* Experience in setting up supply chain and distribution process and network from scratch
* Education in Supply Chain or Logistics Management

Job Offer
SAR 35,000 - SAR 40,000 + Benefits

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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