• Head, Supply Chain at Health Plus Limited

  • Posted on: 8 July, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Our organisation, HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria's 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa.

    Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed - CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.

    Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture.

    Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

    As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for amazing and smart people who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success, people who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

    Head, Supply Chain

     

    • Report to the CEO
    • Develop a supply chain strategy for the business in conjunction with both the business and group requirements
    • Drive and deliver that strategy
    • Support the leaders of the business in developing supply chain strategies which underpin the individual business unit strategies in order to support delivery of contracts through competitive commercial terms, efficient service delivery, strong supplier relationships, risk mitigation and added value through whole life costing 
    • Develop and provide leadership to supply chain teams to support in the delivery of effective procurement and good governance and management of the supply chain, to include-service delivery, pricing, growth opportunities, reduction of supplier volumes
    • Identify and implement best in class logistics and distribution systems and infrastructures, along with the enforceable disciplines required to maintain a seamless supply chain operation
    • Maintain an optimized supply chain model for all locations.  Key focus includes vendor and supplier management, inventory management/warehousing and logistics, quality, customer service and profitability
    • Identify and exploit supply chain synergies across the business unit
    • Collaborate with retail outlets, business development and marketing on new business opportunities and managing the sourcing and/or logistics quotations
    • Collaborate with other functional areas to maximize schedule flexibility, quality, safety and on time deliveries while maintaining performance to cost targets
    • Manage all vendor and supplier relationships. Regularly evaluate supplier performance for cost, deliverables and quality standards
    • Implement and execute a continuous improvement program for supply chain functions
    • Ensure that all supply chain processes are properly documented and that quality procedures are followed
    • Conduct regular department meetings and participate in weekly business and periodic staff meetings
    • Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • A good degree in business, supply chain management or a related field with 10 years minimum experience in a structured organisation, and significant management experience
    • Experience in a retail organization is preferred
    • An MBA is an advantage
    • Strong business and analytical skills; understands the drivers behind retail metrics and cares about details
    • Dynamic; motivates others to achieve success
    • Believes in people; good mentor/coach
    • Passionate about the industry
    • Creative thinker
    • Effective communicator
      • Engages in open dialogue with manager, peers, and employees
      • Speaks clearly and concisely with candor and confidence
      • Shows ability to actively listen and be responsive to feedback
    • Self-starter
    • Organized
      • Strong time-management skills
      • Capable of effectively working on multiple projects
    • Strong relationship building skills
    • Strong leader/manager
      • Team builder
      • Visible and approachable
      • Fair, but firm
      • Brings a sense of humility but is highly self-confident
    • Knows how to set boundaries
    • Holds self/others accountable
    • Problem solver
    • Sound interpersonal skills; ability to manage diverse personalities/vocal  group
    • Personable; empathetic
    • Business driver; wants to help drive company to the next level
    • Strong work ethic; has strong value systems, character, and integrity
    • Adopt a “customer is always right” mentality
    • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.

    Method of Application

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