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|Posted Date||about 1 month ago|
|Location||United Arab Emirates|
|Discipline||Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain|
10 months contract
Our client is looking for a Supply Chain Project Lead that can set-up the project and coordinate the work between the different teams involved: SAP Teams (B2R, O2C, D2B, P2P, ECR, EA, Master Data, etc.), Supply Chain and 3PL to be ready by July 2022, including hyper care till Sep 2022 The Supply Chain Project Lead role will manage a warehouse solution implementation project This role requires an individual with excellent project management skills, to be able to deal with many different stakeholders internally and externally, detail-minded, and strong commitment to complete the project on time. Experience in implementing automated warehouse in B2C retail industry is preferred.
Key Business responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Planning and scheduling:
Lead the planning and implementation of 3PL warehouse integration
Facilitate the definition of DC operating processes, goals, and deliverables
Define project tasks, project milestones and resource requirements
Develop a full scale and comprehensive project plan (including budget and resource)
Manage and coordinate project resource; both internal ELC’s businesses and functional processes owners, and external 3rd party logistics service partner(s) in both distribution and Logistics.
Assemble and coordinate project members including the management of and collaboration with 3rd party logistics service partner(s) in both distribution and Logistics
Plan and schedule project timelines
Ensure project tasks are executed and reviewed within scope
Stakeholder engagement and leadership:
Manage project expectations with external and internal stakeholders
Run project status meetings and retrospective meetings
Liaise and negotiate with vendors and service providers
Act as the main contact for project activities
Reporting and project reviews:
Coordinate and monitor projects through the entire project lifecycle
Report and escalate issues when necessary
Manage and measure project performance with appropriate KPIs
Continuously follow up on the progress, risks, and opportunities of the project
Make recommendations for project improvements
Risk Management and Assessment
Manage project expenditures and tracking against approved project budget
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Provide direction and support to project team members
Implement and manage project changes and interventions, where necessary, to achieve consistently and promptly with defined scope of work, commitment, and project goals
Quality assurance, health, and safety management
Constantly monitor and regularly report on project progression and status to all business and functional process stakeholders
Prepare and present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions, and project risks
Excellent negotiation and communication skillset.
Strong commitment to drive the project and complete it on time as per planned budget.
The ability to work under high pressure
To work with and maintain relationships with many different stakeholders from different functions. An undergraduate bachelor’s degree or postgraduate master’s degree in project management.
An undergraduate bachelor’s degree or postgraduate master’s degree in Supply chain/Logistics
An understanding of Warehouse Management systems
Previous experience working with an implementation project - with strict regulations.