Supply Chain Project Lead

Posted Date about 1 month ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Discipline Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
Job Reference 30301
Salary 0.0

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.

  • Detail minded

  • Organized

  • 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.