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Supply Chain Manager

  • Ad Placed : 15 Nov 2019 06:32:06 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
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  • Region : Western Cape
  • Company : Time Personnel

Are you ready for a new challenge using your experience in planning, managing, and coordinating resources within a Fashion environment? Our International Client is requiring your expertise to fulfill the demands of their business’s high growth stock and supply chain function. They require analytical and quantitative methods to enhance their supply chain processes.


Matric and relevant qualification

Min 5 years proven track record in a demanding service-orientated & operational role

Sound commercial acumen, strong negotiation and business judgement

Results driven, ability to multitask demonstrate initiative & effectively work under pressure

Proactive with enthusiastic interpersonal skills

Outstanding organisational and problem-solving skills

Ability to develop, nurture and manage positive working relationships with clients

Manage & prioritise a range of projects effectively with proven ability to problem solve

Accuracy, attention to detail and excellent process organisational skills essential



Manage supply chain function within budgets, focussing on minimising costs with international deliveries

Comprehensive understanding of the import/export procedures

Liaison with internal stakeholders ensuring stock management from factories to warehouse

Understanding vertical retail ops & the support required by an agile supply chain function

Undertake analysis of purchasing, transportation, production, forecasting & replenishment

Develop and analyse various network and logistics models

Keep inventory levels to a minimum through forecasting, planning, and facilitating reviews

Ensure that appropriate systems are in place to monitor and record all product returns

Coordinate any product recalls or withdrawals including facilitating investigations

Oversee, monitor & reporting of sustainability performance data for supply chain

Assessment of the shipping delivery framework to account for seasonality volumes

Manage deliveries into warehouse, local transport provider/s

Liaison with DC manager ensuring tasks are completed in line with business agreements

Work with 3PL processing consumable stock takes, hangers stock takes & chasing counts

Responsible for developing key performance indicators to monitor supply chain activities

Monthly review inventory forecasts with the Country Manager and Planning teams

Monitor performance of key suppliers to ensure compliance with contractual agreements

Delivery of supply chain function within budget minimising costs and lead time

Negotiate terms / pricing with suppliers, manage carrier/contract negotiations & compliance

Management of external and internal service providers for “on time” product delivery

Manage carrier/ contract negotiations and compliance

Pre-empting need for process & system review based on the business strategic direction

Comply with the Company’s WHS policies and procedures participating in H&S activities

Negotiation of rates and service agreements and renewal of existing contracts / tenders

Negotiation and maintaining contracts with 3PL suppliers

Strategic forward planning to ensure that the business is prepared for future growth

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