Senior Supply Chain Consultant

Ref: NM70
Salary: £60,000 -  £60,000
Location: [London] London

Job Description

Would you like the opportunity to combine your Supply Chain expertise, knowledge of the food and groceries industry and your ability to analyse new trends in Supply Chain Strategy? Then this is the role for you! We are seeking senior Supply Chain professionals with considerable Food. Drink or Groceries industry experrience, either from a manufacturing, retail or consultancy background to take on this challenging role with encompasses researching new methodologies, acting as a spokesperson and conferences as well as taking on ad-hoc client projects!

Our client is based in Hertfordshire and is recruiting a commercially focused Senior Supply Chain Consultant to join its existing team of focusing on analysing Supply Chain Strategy and Trends within the industry.

The role:

The position is very much client facing and delivers strategic analysis on the latest industry trends.

The successful candidate will manage and develop projects from concept to delivery including working closely with a network of industry contacts to secure first-hand insight, adding value through insightful analysis and identifying best practice. This information is then provided to the company's international customers and assists them in the development of best practise and adopt best in class supply chain initiatives.

The role also involves undertaking bespoke commissioned projects and training for specific companies. These projects will be varied and may include researching a specific issue or delivering a series of briefings for a client.

You will also be presenting information and acting as a spokesperson at conferences, discussion forums and wider industry events.

Skills / Experience required

- Solid experience in and understanding of the FMCG Supply Chain; across supply chain development, customer logistics or process improvement
- Preferably in FMCG supply chain related roles across retail (manufacturing, retailing, logistics services or consultancy)
- Knowledge across a number of supply chain issues relevant to the food and grocery sector (demand planning, supply chain development, on shelf availability, distribution operations etc)
- Strong analytical skills with an ability to conclude and forecast
- Sound project and stakeholder management experience
- Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate at a senior level
- Presentation skills
- Able to work under pressure and with a flexible approach for changing priorities
- An ability to travel overseas
- Educated to degree level
- Knowledge of European languages useful but not essential, i.e. French, German etc

The Package

A salary of up to £65,000 basic is available for the right candidate in addition to a car, bonus, pension and healthcare.

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