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Supply Chain consultant - Essex, United Kingdom,

Supply Chain consultant, Interim Head of Supply Chain, Supply Chain Director

An exciting new opportunity working for this hugely successful business based in North Essex. Initially offered on the basis of a 12 month Fixed Term Contract, this hugely important position will report to the Board and be responsible for identifying and setting up a Manufacturing and Supply Chain facility overseas. The remit will encompass: evaluating countries for investment; making recommendations on optimum location; Develop & deliver an agreed project plan to agreed timescales; build strong working relationships with government bodies, suppliers & manufacturing partners; develop financial models to support recommendations; manage the set up of the new company in the chosen country; and help deliver new factories that are both fully operational and profitable.

To succeed in this challenging role will require extensive experience in international Supply Chain and manufacturing with a track-record of delivery in a similar role. With strong commercial and financial acumen, you will possess outstanding negotiating and problem-solving skills and be able to work autonomously. Excellent communication skills are essential with high levels of credibility and gravitas to operate at a senior level a pre-requisite.

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