Global Director for Merchandising & Supply Chain Systems – Luxury Retail
About the Client a top tier Luxury Retail Group, due to their current rapid growth in the region and the expansion of their latest business, they are currently looking for an experienced Merchandising & Supply Chain Systems Manager who has strong background in SupplyChain, Logistic and Merchandsing systems with solid experience in both Software vendor and in-house experience.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:Reporting to the Director of Merchandising & Supply Chain Systems you will be working in the IT team based in the UAE and take care of Merchant, Planning, Replenishment, Logistics, Warehouse and Master Data systems for the global store and distribution center network as well as all digital channels You will be working with business and IT partners to develop and execute their domain technology roadmap.Other Roles & Responsibilities: Engage with Logistics and Supply Chain teams to jointly determine strategic direction, roadmap for technology, and tactical implementation of advanced capabilities in warehouse management and other global supply chain solutions.Lead the implementation of Warehouse Management system and integration with SAP ECC Retail to all relevant global locations.Drive 3PL, 4PL integration design and development for existing and new business operationsWork with business leaders to define options, risks, costs, benefits, and impacts on products, processes, and strategy.Facilitate solutions, define deliverables, and conduct structured design reviews with technical development teams to ensure consistent, well-integrated solutions.Analyze business needs, define detailed requirements, and validate potential solutions with the business, following IT standards and methodologies.Develop and maintain excellent relationships with business leaders and teams from across the organization.Engage with IT team to operated distribution centers’ business priorities and ensure effective deployment, support and maintenance of new capabilities and enhancements.Partner with product owners, tech leads, technology partners and cross-functional teams to implement solutions that meet the needs of the enterprise.Engage with external partners to leverage their expertise and resources to maintain and advance systems and technologies.Contribute to the development of technical or business process expertise across the organization by sharing information with teammates and business partners.
You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline with at least 5-7 years of experience in application analysis, development, configuration, implementation, and support of Logistics and Supply Chain systems. 2-4 years of functional experience with design, configuration, implementation, and support of WMS, supply chain logistics and inventory control processes that support a global distribution center network. Strong understanding of Supply Chain processes (i.e., order management, logistics, manufacturing, supply/demand planning, and procurement) ERP (e.g., SAP ECC, S4 HANA). What to ExpectOur client offers the benefits of a work environment that is stimulating, challenging and balanced. You will be working in a Corporate Environment for an Established and Large Organization; and being a part of an Employee & Customer Centric Business that provides a large degree of autonomy to their management team and encourages creativity and development of new ideas