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Supply Chain Director16/05/2018
  • SectorFashion
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationLondon

Our client, a global Music Merchandise & Brand Management company is looking for a Supply Chain Director to join the team.

Duties of the role:

  • Liaise with sales, customers and suppliers re delivery dates and accurate product costings
  • Particular focus on the commercial side of the business, working with the Sales Director to deliver strong and profitable results
  • Manage special projects across the business including Pop Up stores and high-end retail installations
  • Oversee deliveries, bookings and direct deliveries for all major retail partners
  • Work closely with partners across Europe to ensure support across all areas of Supply Chain Management
  • Collaboration with other European offices supply chains to drive a centralised platform
  • Work with Supply Chain team in US offices to deliver good global controls across global/International projects
  • Oversee Order Desk role to ensure deliveries and delivery notes are supplied in a timely manner
  • Keep Sales Director and Head of Finance informed of any month to month financial movements
  • Highlight supplier issues/ late deliveries to Sales Director
  • Monitor the cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods
  • Co-ordinate and control the order cycle and associated information systems
  • Manage stock control of generic components
  • Monitor and analyse supplier performance
  • Analyse logistical problems and producing new solutions
  • Line management responsibilities - oversee all aspects of their work to ensure correct process is carried out, provide feedback on performance via regular 1-2-1 meetings, identify and organise staff training, motivate team, attend management training, carry out appraisals etc.
The successful candidate must
  • Have previous logistic experience within retail or brand environment
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have technical understanding of fabrics, specs, dying, washing, and printing from sample to bulk
  • Have sourcing capabilities to work and drive an effective vendor matrix which reaches current and prospective retail distributions
  • Have product and cost engineering proficiency to determine alternative options to cost effectively meet design needs
  • Be able to work within a dynamic and fast-paced business whilst being true to the Brands and Artists
  • Be able to multi task and have a high attention to detail
  • Have a fair and transparent management style
  • Be a clear thinker with ability to solve problems whilst highlighting any potential problems
  • Have a passion for and experience in music merchandise

Please send all applications to jenny@themusicmarket.co.uk. Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact your consultant directly.

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