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Partnerships Supply Chain Manager - 6 Month FTC

Job reference: 004479

Closing date: 15/12/2021

Salary: up to £50,000 pro rata

Department: Logistics Operations

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Here at N Brown, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Partnerships Supply Chain Manager to join our renowned Logistics function on a 6 month fixed term contract. As Partnerships Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for developing relationships with key supply chain players, freight forwarders, refurbishers, local within the UK where specific partnership requirements dictate a bespoke process, differentiated from processes related to core N Brown product flow.

The Role:

This role holder must understand the Partnership business requirements, on a case-by-case basis, and translate these into effective, efficient, economical, and robust processes and solutions, to support compliant and hassle-free engagement with the contracted partners. The role is required to advise on the most effective solutions to complex and often unique requirements, which require excellent interface management between the role holder and the Partnership team, N Brown teams - Imports, Buying & Merchandising, Logistics Operations, and Transport, as well as contacts including carriers, freight forwarders, and 3PL's offering warehousing and fulfilment solutions. The role is needed to facilitate the profitable growth of N Brown partnerships and to bring expertise, insight, and opportunities to the core N Brown supply chain.

What Are We Looking For?

  • Strong team leadership is essential for managing, coaching, and guiding the Operational Team.
  • An experienced Supply Chain professional, with a track record in delivering supply chain efficiency through innovative and bespoke solutions.
  • The individual must have excellent knowledge of all modes of importing from around the globe, and understand the end-to-end supply chain process, including buying and merchandising, and logistics, warehousing and distribution.
  • They must have strong networking and people skills, the ability to negotiate, and communicate effectively, and influence at all levels, both internally and externally with key suppliers.
  • They must have relevant demonstrable experience in the end-to-end movement of goods, QC, refurb and staging in the supply chain pathway.
  • They must be able to advise and recommend efficient and effective solutions for the movement of core business product and share best practice with the core Imports team.

What You Will Need:

  • To be an accomplished leader, manager and coach, with experience of running an effective team across several disciplines.
  • A proven track record of achievement in Supply Chain management
  • Knowledge of the supply chain landscape, understanding the customer’s requirements. Detailed knowledge of freight movement efficiencies, and the capabilities to identify consolidation and ordering and flow efficiency opportunities considering the streaming of core stock to prevent any ill effects and create consolidation advantages
  • A proven track record in leadership, management and commercial negotiating skills would also lend itself to the role.
  • This role ideally requires a minimum of 10 years previous experience of working within the supply chain environment and will have a depth of Knowledge on the market conditions.
  • They will have had an involvement with process design, mapping, improvement and risk awareness.
  • Communication skills proven by interaction and networking with cross-functional peers and external customers and suppliers are paramount.
  • There is also a requirement to influence people and where appropriate challenge decisions and processes.
  • They must be capable of demonstrating negotiation, leadership, and commercial awareness.

What’s On Offer?

As Partnerships Supply Chain Manager at N Brown you will receive a highly competitive salary per annum plus bonus, pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!

We are proud to be N Brown.


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