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Supply Chain Director - Dubai, UAE

  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-463326

About Our Client:

Our client is world's largest and most luxurious French luxury fashion house, with offices in the Middle East region - Dubai, UAE.

Responsibilities:

·Provide regional sales forecasts of basic items for the 12 rolling months and focus especially on the 3 firsts.

·Prior to the On-Counter Date (OCD), provide sales forecasts of new products for the 3 first months of the launch by working closely with Merchandising, Marketing, Commercial and Finance teams in order to have the best sales forecasts accuracy.

·Replenishment of basic items through the DRP process to ensure the correct placement of orders by analysing the current level of stock on hand & in transit, the logistic strategy (stock parameters such as safety stock and lot size) and the sales forecasts.

·Optimize inbound freight charges by reducing the Air-Sea ratio and complying with prepack carton/pallet ordering.

·Supervision of the relation between Logistics and its two main outsourced services, Warehousing and Traffic, in terms of lead-time, quality and costs.

Qualifications:

*A Bachelor or Master's degree in Logistics, and a successful professional experience of at least 5 years in Logistics management, Supply Planning Management and/or Demand Management is mandatory.

*Previous experiences in the Middle East and/or in the cosmetics / luxury industry is a strong advantage.

*Must be fluent in English. French and Arabic are a plus.