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Head of Supply Chain

Silven Recruitment Limited
London (Central)
£70000 - £75000 per year
Closing date
17 Jul 2021

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Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Head of Supply Chain


C £70-75k

London based business (predominantly remote)


Job Reference: KG/9333


This is a fantastic opportunity to set and deliver the supply chain strategy for a very successful, growing branded FMCG SME. You will lead all Supply Chain activities, Procurement, Planning, Logistics and Quality


The key responsibilities in the role include:




  • To be a leader (not a manager) and figure head for all Supply Chain activities.
  • Work with all functions to communicate clear delivery strategy and tactical plan
  • Develop and implement a reporting structure for internal use defining appropriate KPI’s
  • Plan and implement logistical strategy, ensuring targets are met
  • Work on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process and analysing performance.
  • Lead S&OP function and manage inputs to this process and issue necessary reports
  • Implementation of new technologies and stay alert to new trends and developments in the sector.

The Candidate:


  • A degree in a Business Management, Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • 5+ years' post graduate experience in Supply Chain Management.
  • An analytical mind, with attention to detail and an ability to interpret data
  • Demonstrate ability to manage logistics of all aspects of supply chain, from product development to the shipment of finished items.
  • Demonstrate strong negotiation and communication skills that support decision and action while building lasting relationships.
  • Demonstrate experience in scale up of light manufacturing and distribution organisation.
  • Strong skills in IT and data handling.
  • An excellent communicator and influencer at all levels of an organisation.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a passion to succeed and challenge the status quo where adding value.


Next Steps


To apply for this role, please contact Keeley Grindrod at Silven on either 07399 935 170, 0161 832 7463 or quoting reference KG/9333 

Due to volume we can’t always respond to each application.  Should you not hear from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful.



The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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0845 0036872
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4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW
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