Are you an experienced academic familiar with demand and supply challenges?

Are you looking for an opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of a global IBP process?

Are you located in The Netherlands, or are you willing to relocate?

Fraser Dove International is partnering exclusively with a world-leading speciality chemicals company.

Our client is seeking an experienced and ambitious individual to play a pivotal role in the development and embedding of a global Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process.

Discover more about our Interim Supply Chain Planning Global Lead opportunity; its objectives, duties/responsibilities and the skills, experience and competencies needed to succeed.

Your objectives:

As the Interim Supply Chain Planning Global Lead, you will be measured against the following objectives:

1) Leading the day-to-day IBP process in coordination with the Head of Global IBP.
2) Managing the global Demand team and inventory analysis team.
3) Providing process improvements and long-term IBP strategy improvements.

What you will do:

As the Interim Supply Chain Planning Global Lead, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating IBP leadership meetings and proactive resolution of escalating issues.
  • Presenting qualitative mid-term plan scenarios and showing the best strategic and financial outcomes.
  • Owning and driving the global excellence agenda for integrated business planning.
  • Converting inventory optimisation concepts into comprehensible trends and proposed solutions.
  • Leading the end-to-end planning processes and solutions to drive business performance.
  • Identifying business risks and opportunities and including these in business plan scenarios.
  • Taking responsibility for initiating course corrective actions to reach the inventory target when needed.
  • Enabling a positive dynamic between Demand and Supply Planning teams and fostering a culture of transparency.
  • Developing and mentoring the relatively young and inexperienced IBP team.

What you will bring:

These are the skills and experience you will need to succeed as the Interim Supply Chain Planning Global Lead:

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate with people from all levels of the organisation.
  • Proven ability to synthesise complex data into simple and compelling arguments for action and change.
  • Strong relationship building and leadership skills.
  • Possession of Change Management skills.
  • A track record in IBP and familiarity with IBP tools.
  • 10-15 years of previous experience in Demand and Supply Chain Planning.
  • Master’s degree in Technical Supply Chain Management or equivalent.

What you will get:

The perks and benefits you will receive:

  • Highly competitive day rate
Got what it takes?

To apply for the Interim Supply Chain Planning Global Lead, click the ‘Apply’ button below or contact the Executive Search Consultant – Liam Wallis – on +44 (0)203 355 7050.

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