Supply Chain & Operations Management Consulting Associate Director – Food and Agribusiness

Job Title: Supply Chain & Operations Management Consulting Associate Director – Food and Agribusiness
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD15,000-SGD20,000
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
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Job Published: September 01, 2021 11:42

Job Description

About our client

Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. They combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across a multitude of industries, providing solutions to clients in more than 100 countries. This organization brings continuous innovation to help their clients improve their performance and create lasting value.


About the role

This role requires the selected professional to enable the deployment of Business led solutions for our clients with a value led proposition translating to Opportunities across all Service Groups including, Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operation.

Supply Chain Consulting Leaders formulate supply chain strategies that go beyond company boundaries and functional areas through an understanding of the effects of manipulating supply chain levers at the operating model level. They design and implement process and change interventions across the value chain to enable Transformations that creates value for clients.

The person selected to lead this area will have the opportunity to own this growth area with the opportunity to grow within the organization with a clear succession plan.


Your responsibilities

  • With the aim of positioning our services profitably on the market, you will establish and intensify your relationships with clients in the Food and Agribusiness sector.

  • Take on a leading role in the team and be very active in making your vision of the Food and Agribusiness of the future come true, working in partnership with the Client Account Lead(s).

  • Lead a regional team who offer and deliver various services, in partnership with the industry leader of the Food and Agribusiness and the Client Account Lead(s).

  • Be responsible for leading projects and delivery teams to formulate and execute customer-centric strategies.

  • Drive Business led transformations in line with client’s business challenges.

  • Analyze and model Business data to support large scale top line growth initiatives.

  • Analyze and model financial data to support large scale cost reduction programs, using functional and cost category benchmarks, process definitions and enterprise value targeting tools.

  • Help clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics.

  • Help clients harness Supply Chain digital and emerging technology solutions.

  • Establish and strengthen client relationships with the CSCO, as well as COO, CFO, CIO, CPO, and Operations executives.

  • Lead business development opportunities and prepare sales proposals.

  • Build and manage highly effective teams of Consultants to help shape and execute client engagements, with a strong capability to develop the skills and capabilities of the broader team.

  • Contribute to global thought-leadership and leverage the skills of others throughout the practice to enable cohesive delivery of strategic and transformative solutions.


You will have

  • 10+ years consulting and/or project delivery experience in Food and Agribusiness including delivery to agreed scope, time scales and budgets.

  • Functional experience should include some of the following: distributed order management, inventory management, demand planning, supply planning, distribution and logistics, transport sourcing, global trade management.

  • Supply chain technology and digital disruptor awareness, including but not limited to SAP, S4/IBP, Kinaxis, intelligent automation, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and analytics, etc.; other specific systems / applications relevant from previous experience.


Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Commercial mindset with the ability to develop a team and build a practice.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.