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Supply Chain Director UK & Ireland

Job Name

Supply Chain Director UK & Ireland

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

Winchester

Function:

Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

Supply Chain Director Western - Western Europe, Australia & New Zealand

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Claire Jenkins

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
As Supply Chain Director you will lead a team of 12  specialists to deliver a comprehensive product  supply plan designed to support significant company  growth in UK & Ireland. You will be a key member of  the leadership team in the cluster and interact and  collaborate closely with the commercial team to  deliver the best possible service to our customers.

We offer a hybrid working model, three days office based/two days home based.

ABOUT YOU
To be successful in this role you’ll be a collaborative business partner who is able to work seamlessly within a lean, matrix organisation. You have an analytical and curious mindset with an  innate drive to continuously learn. You’re always  looking for opportunities to process improve or build  efficiencies as you have a Fearless and Founders mindset. You will enjoy leading a team and building a Family culture, supporting and inspiring the team to always deliver their best work and continually improve

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES - WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART, YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE TO:
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive product (Finished goods, Value Added Pack and POS) supply strategic plan in conjunction with regional supply chain director designed to support country growth 
  • Be an active part of the UK leadership team; ensure strong supply chain representation and collaboration. 
  • Identify and execute the balance between customer requirements, inventory optimisation, manufacturing efficiencies, including capacity planning, SKU rationalization, planning and execution 
  • Manage the UK Distribution budget and deliver a pipeline of cost related projects to beat inflation over time 
  • Own the Sales and Operations Planning process to ensure business KPIs are met including availability 
  • Ensure that logistic service/warehouse providers adhere to agreed standards and KPIs; conduct performance reviews and mitigate risks 
  • Establish policies, procedures, performance metrics, and resource requirements to ensure reliability, speed, convenience and best value to customers 
  • Respect the regulations associated with the Supply Chain activities (customs duty, excise, VAT, Strip Stamps etc) 
  • Manage the Demand and Supply Planning processes to ensure product availability 
  • Identify and execute the balance between customer requirements, inventory optimisation, manufacturing efficiencies, including capacity planning, SKU rationalization, planning and execution 
  • Establish and maintain effective cooperation with key stakeholders 
  • Share best practice and cooperate closely with Supply Chain teams across WEUR, ANZ 
  • Develop team by ensuring core functional competencies are met, conducting regular Let’s Talk sessions and performance reviews, coaching to ensure successor is identified.

Skills and Experience


SKILLS - THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY:
  • Broad Supply Chain experience, ideally focused on the customer side rather than production/manufacturing .
  • Experience in successful leadership of a team, with the ability to inspire and develop high performance 
  • Fluent English language skills 
  • High learning agility, adaptability and track record of exceptional results 
  • Results oriented change agent with analytical skills 
  • Determination to succeed in a new environment whilst building sustainable relations with own team and customers
  • Experience in other departments such as Sales or Finance are most welcome

PERSONAL QUALITIES- SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Mental Agility: You can think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.