Head of Supply Chain Jobs in Saudi Arabia at Common Concept

Title: Head of Supply Chain

Company: Common Concept

Location: Saudi Arabia


The job holder will be responsible for managing smooth logistics operations across KSA and providing strategic inputs on routing strategy, transportation planning, mode of transportation and warehouse setup.

DO — Key Responsibilities


Logistics Planning, Budgeting and Optimization

Assess the business requirement in line with the business plan and forecast Logistics Infrastructure & Planning requirements for the following year
Provide critical operational inputs to the Group Head Supply Chain Operations – Fashion Division in order to support formulation of corporate level annual distribution & logistics budgetary guidelines
Develop and implement the Logistics Infrastructure & planning guidelines and cascade it across levels
Seek inputs from varied sources such as other function owners, competitor information etc. to help optimize the logistics costs
Provide upward feedback on the performance of the existing processes
Evaluate strategic tie ups with logistics service providers for support on parts of the logistics value chain that are outsourced
Provide inputs and business cases for engaging outsourced vendors
Drive the process for identification and selection of appropriate partners
Ensure cross-pollination of supply chain practices across concepts
Ensure risk management across all Sites
Strengthen the logistics function to prepare the organization to meet next level of growth
Build the expertise within the function to enable seamless integration with other aspects of overall business operations


Logistics Infrastructure Setup

Identify distribution centre location to ensure smooth and cost effective flow of inventory from DC’s to the stores
Identify locations for storage of goods at different points of the supply chain
Develop transportation plans – routing and alternate mode of transport to ensure network optimization in KSA


Logistics Operations

Ensure logistics processes are well implemented under company policy without any breaches
Handle Management Information system and productivity reports
Identify/report exceptions to policy and procedure and prepare action plan
Monitor all critical SLA’s & Inventory hygiene.
Follow up on damages and investigate the reason for the damaged goods and submit a report
Support various business improvement projects .
Ensure optimal utilization of transportation space and utilizing truck space by 100% and ensuring FTL (or Full Truck Loads)
Monitor and manage smooth logistics operations across DC’s.
Provide guidance and support to DC’s logistics teams


People Management

Manage and support recruitment
Monitor team development and facilitate complaint resolution
Set KRA’s for direct reports and conduct performance appraisal
Oversee staff deployment and drive motivation levels of the direct reportees



Basic Qualification / Education / Vocational Training

Graduate degree in Engineering


Qualification / Certification / Specialist Training

Post-graduate degree in Operations Management or Inventory Management essential


Minimum Experience

10 years of experience in supply chain management capacity

Specific / Relevant Experience


Skills and Capabilities

Advanced knowledge of Logistics processes and metrics
Advanced knowledge of Resource planning
Analytical skills
Attention to detail
Strategic planning and execution abilities
Commitment to excellence


Primary Location: Saudi Arabia

Job: Supply Chain

Organization: Common Concept

Schedule label /الجدول الزمني: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time
Day Job

Job Posting/نشر تسمية الوظيفة: Dec 8, 2022, 6:26:13 AM

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