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Supply Chain Manager - Saudi Arabia

£250 per-day + Free Accommodation + Medical + Recreation Facilities - Commercial
Ref: 74 Date Posted: Monday 22 Apr 2019
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Supply Chain Manager

Middle East

£250 per day + Tax Free + Accommodation + Medical + Recreation Facilities

About the Job

We are conducting a retained search for a Supply Chain Manager to be appointed with our high-profile client in the defence sector based in the Middle East.  The primary purpose of the role will be to support the expanding team to support customer requirements.

About the Employer

Our client has a well-established presence in the Middle East and internationally where they have developed a reputation for working closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology to add value and capability within its supply chain.

About the Job

Your primary responsibilities as Supply Chain Manager will be to contribute to be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring our overall supply chain strategy, in order to maximise efficiency and productivity.  As Supply Chain Manager, you will plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy, determine key supply chain KPI’s and suggest solutions for process improvements.  Given the nature of the position, you will also be expected to identify process bottlenecks and recommend solutions which ensure good relationships are maintained with the customer and vendors.

To be successful in this role you don’t need to have previous experience working overseas, though it would be a distinct advantage but, it will be essential that you have operated in a similar level position and demonstrated continued progression in your career to date.

About the Person

To succeed in this position, you will most certainly need to possess a sense of adventure and, be able to demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and pragmatism.  Whilst it isn’t essential, you will most likely have a relevant degree in business or Supply Chain Management, Finance, or a similar field.  In addition, it will be very helpful if you have a previous background with supply chain software such as SAP MM, AP Modules, or SAP Plant Maintenance or similar.  Ideally, you will have previous experience in physical logistics, inventory optimisation, data analysis and demand management.

Above all, you will be expected to demonstrate effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as having great interpersonal skills, communication and negotiation capability with a Senior Management Team, often up to VP level, whilst building effective working relationships.

The Reward

The salary for the Supply Chain Manager role is expected to be circa £250 per day tax-free with high-quality accommodation also provided at no cost, first-class primary care medical facilities as well as a range of excellent recreation facilities on a secure compound.  This is a unique opportunity with an excellent reward package with a well-established and successful organisation.

If you would like to apply for this position and feel that you are ready for an overseas career move, then please send your CV with a brief covering note to Eddie Finnigan at  Alternatively, if you prefer an initial, informal and confidential discussion please contact Eddie on 0141 375 0541.