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Supply Chain Specialist

  • Salary: CHF300 - CHF350 per day
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Geneva
  • Sector: ERP / SAP / CRM
  • Date posted: 16/05/2017
  • Job reference: J357912AJAR-081116
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Supply Chain Specialist

Are you a highly qualified Supply Chain specialist with at least 5 years operational experience within a mutinational and muticultural environment and looking for an exciting new opportunity within an NGO ? If so, please have a look at the following details:

Experis IT Switzerland is currently on the search for a Supply Chain specialist to join one of their clients, an NGO, based in Geneva.

Your role:

Under the oversight of the Senior Supply Chain Project Manager, the Supply Chain Specialist will

  • identify in-country Supply Chain strengthening opportunities;
  • propose, design and support implementation and transition of Supply Chain improvements and innovations;
  • provide advice and tactical support to Country Teams, especially the Health Products Management (HPM) Specialist and Fund Portfolio Managers (FPMs);
  • address functional and operational logistics and supply chain issues with a focus on health products during grant making and implementation;
  • Coordinate both Client and in-country resources.

Your responsibilities:

The Supply Chain Specialist will:

  • Identify operational issues as and when allocated to specific Country Teams.
  • Provide advice on specific Supply Chain technical areas, techniques and cross-cutting initiatives, using knowledge and applicability of internal and external leading practices commensurate with country's operating environments.
  • Identify critical decisions to be made and potential consequences in cost and Supply Chain performance to all the relevant stakeholders.
  • Propose, design and support implementation and transition of Supply Chain improvements and innovations with in-country resources and Country Teams.
  • Obtain, aggregate and analyse supply chain data and processes to identify, quantify and support potential Supply Chain strengthening investments and related initiatives. Identify trends and issues. Communicate conclusions to colleagues in Supply Chain Strategy Department, Sourcing Department and elsewhere.
  • As necessary, undertake operational research activities in support of Supply Chain initiatives being pursued by the Senior Supply Chain Project Managers.
  • Deploy industry standards, trends, or practices in specialist areas to identify developments in supply chain management with implications for the Client.
  • Work in a complementary fashion across the pool of Senior Supply Chain Specialists and Supply Chain Specialists

To deliver the required results, it's necessary that you have:

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience of end-to-end Supply Chain principles, practices and processes, including at least 5 years operational Supply Chain experience - for example with a private sector organization, a functional role within an international industrial corporation, within a leading consulting organization, or a credible provider of technical assistance
  • In-depth knowledge and credible expert experience of one or more elements of Supply Chain Management including:
    • Demand management and forecasting
    • Inventory control and replenishment management
    • Distribution network design
    • Transport modes and operations. Vehicle and resource scheduling
    • Logistics Management Information Systems (LMIS)
    • Performance management, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    • Outsourcing and the management of logistics service providers (3 and 4 PLs) and/or PPP-type arrangements
    • Economic and supply chain cost/benefit analysis for example around make/buy decisions
    • Warehousing methods including Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Experience of Supply Chains (systems, stakeholders and networks) in developing countries,

If you are a dynamic and motivated Supply Chain specialist currently looking for a challenging new position that applies to your skills, then we look forward to receiving your application!

Don't hesitate and send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Jane Archer on +41 22 818 8782.

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