Job description / Role
Develop & drive implementation of sourcing and distribution strategy for Fruit & Vegetables, in line with retail business vision, with desired level of fill rate, quality and margins. The utilization of systems and information to evaluate business performance, control costs and manage risks. Additionally, there is a need to ensure training of various stakeholders across the retail business to maximize efficiencies.
Job Context & Major Challenges
What are the specific aspects of the job that provide a challenge to the jobholder in the context of the Unit/Zone?
Fruits and Vegetables business in Fathima Retail is a core business as it is directly linked to retail vision. Also, as F&V is highly unorganised in the region, it becomes more difficult to manage F&V supply chain.
The major challenges in this job are:
- Managing Volatility - Price Tracking
- Controlling Perishability - Cost effective model development
- Lack of supply chain infrastructure
- Price discovery
- Quality variability with respect to harvest, crop cycle and environmental effect
- Multiple suppliers – direct from Farmers, vendors, strategic suppliers etc.
- Daily & consistent supply
- Varied & changing consumer expectation/perception
About the Company
Spectrum Talent Management is a Global Recruitment firm with strong capabilities in Executive Search, Global Migrations, Contract Staffing and managing complete talent supply chains.
Founded in 2008, we are a growing, yet mature service firm specializing in staffing requirements of global organizations. Our leadership and high acceptance in the market is evident by the phenomenal growth that we have demonstrated in just few years of our inception. From permanent hiring to flexi staffing, payroll management to RPO, the orbit of the value add that we provide our customers with, has always evolved and diversified from time to time, thereby letting us with all the more reasons to be on the preferred choice of our customers for their most crucial talent related requirements.