HOD – Supply Chain Manager (Business Management)

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  • Posted 2 years ago

Ref: 943514

Nationality: French
Total years experience: 30 Years

Qualifications: Masters Mechanical Engineering, MBA; Industry in: Oil and Gas (9 years), Construction (2 years), Maintenance (3 years), Railway manufacturer (3 years), Aircraft manufacturer (10 years), Years of experience range: More than 30 years (In 3 countries: France, Algeria, Nigeria), annual package range: Over and above R2.5 mil. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: French.

I have been working at Functional Manager / Director level for more than 13 years and was appointed in my first Supply Chain Manager role in 1993.

I believe I have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and I like to be in the frontline; I promote “Enterprise First Behaviour” and I’m a decision maker with a high standard of integrity.
I am not industry-specific for a new position, rather it must offer new experiences, challenges and growth potential in international and multicultural environments.

I’m ready to travel more than 50% of time.

Candidate location: 
Nigeria

Home & other languages: French, English, Spanish,

Designation: Supply Chain Director

Highest qualification type: Masters

University: Other / International Institution

Company size: ‘1001 – 5000

Division: General and Operations Management

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head


Gender:                                    
Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              French

Highest Formal Qualification:  Business management

Current / most recent job title?

HOD – Supply Chain Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Engaged in order to implement the Supply Chain, and to increase the maturity of the function
Drive change of the procurement process through the whole company; implement the procurement function, and the tools necessary to its development,
Organization and Management of the SCM disciplines for Purchasing, Subcontracting, Expediting, Materials Management and Logistics in Nigeria.
Provide leadership, training & guidance to the SCM Management team.
Responsible for Win & Execute supporting the bid process by advising SCM strategy and review and endorse SCM element of bid proposal (Win); delivering effective SCM support Operations (Execute).
Single authority for final decision to award and signing of Contracts.
Ensure SCM Team is focused on cost savings, risk mitigation, innovation, being commercially astute, and performance driven in support of Company profitability.
Develop and drive SCM strategy (short & long-term) to support operational and performance targets.
Manage department budget to ensure financial targets are achieved.
Responsible for recruitment, retention and performance management of direct reports and support of recruitment of senior indirect reports.
Assure compliance with established corporate/local policies and procedures.
Contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture.
Successfully managed the implementation of SAP and the roll-out of harmonised SCM processes and procedures.

Actively involved in supporting Group SCM in the development of new SCM procedures & forms.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Responsibilities and achievements:
Annual purchasing turnover: 400 million USD, 550 active suppliers, 4000 purchase orders yearly, 100 active contracts and frame agreements; purchasing of services and subcontracting, industrial equipment, technical components, non-strategic raw materials, international multimodal transport, utilities, energy;
4 Locations: Lagos, Lagos Snake Island, Port Harcourt, Warri.
4 major projects on going: Responsible for purchasing function and process; Report to the Country Vice President; Define and put in place the purchasing strategy; 43 Staff report to me.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I believe I have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and I like to be in the frontline; I promote “Enterprise First Behaviour” and I’m a decision maker with a high standard of integrity.
I am not industry-specific for a new position, rather it must offer new experiences, challenges and growth potential in international and multicultural environments.

Ideal business title: 

– Supply Chain Director (country or regional)
– Country Manager
– General Manager / MD

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Business management / budget holder
Project and/or function management

Skill area of competence:

Ø Head of Procurement: 20 years’ experience in purchasing management; organization and team building, international sourcing, change management. Annual procurement budget up to 400 million USD.
Ø Contract Manager: management of EPC contract over 110 million EUR, elaboration of contractual standards, negotiation of major contracts.
Ø Project Manager: management of Procurement Project for the plant shutdown (budget 60 million EUR), cross management of major projects.
Ø CEO – BU Head: 6 years’ experience as CEO; strategy, operational management.

Ideal company (culture and values):

International company with multicultural environment

What do you absolutely love doing?

Negotiation
Business development
Help people to grow / team building

Motivation to move (please select): End of contract

Location Preference: I am open to positions internationally.

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