Head of Supply
My Client a Private Equity owned energy platform business, are currently looking for a Head of Supply. The Head of Supply will report to the CFO and be accountable for maintaining and improving the existing Supplier relationships. This includes ensuring on-time delivery across the supply base ensuring prices remain competitive and coverage is extensive across the UK.
This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to work with a leading organisation that they can really have a hand on shaping and developing. The role will be based remotely, with travel to suppliers.
In this role, you will…
- Be a member of the management team, leading the Supply team and shaping the Supply strategy.
- Build strong working relationships with both suppliers across the UK and colleagues across the business; understand their priorities and help them understand yours.
- Build, lead, manage and mentor a Supply team encompassing Account Management, Supply Operations and Resolutions (dealing with Supply issues impartially and resolving them to the satisfaction of both client and the supplier).
- Refine & improve the clients offering to customers & contractual relationship with suppliers.
- Ensure the right supply KPIs are in place and are managed effectively.
- Work with the Operations Team to make sure that the clients gets the right balance between supply and Operations, and processes are clear between both departments.
- Ensure that Supply roadmap is well communicated and understood across the wider team. Improve the level of Supply and process understanding across the business.
- Great commercial ability, communication, and relationship management. Comfortable working and negotiating with people from national businesses down to sole suppliers
- Curiosity and a love of process and optimisation. You can always see a better way to do things and get excited about the opportunity to create new processes and experiment with existing ones.
- Passion for leading teams and at least 5 years’ experience in a Supply Chain role, ideally in a business that uses technology and data. You know that delivering high-quality service depends on having a great team in place and skilful leadership and management of them.
- A data-driven and analytical mind-set. You know how to ask the right questions to get to actionable outcomes, how to design processes and use KPIs to measure their effectiveness.
- Good judgement and the ability to stay calm under pressure. You have superb organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks.
For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info @langleysearch .com quoting MB/7724.
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