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Supply Chain Management Consultant

Job Title: Supply Chain Management Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
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Salary: SGD15,000-SGD20,000
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
Contact Email: mark.ellwood@ellwoodconsulting.com.my
Job Published: October 17, 2019 11:30

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a leading global management consulting firm with offices across the globe consulting the world's leading organizations to optimize their business and advising on their critical issues and opportunities through their deep functional and industry expertise.

 

About the role

Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting.  Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often require travel.

Supply Chain 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 that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Identify, assess and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Closely follow the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.

  • Interact with senior management at a client on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.

  • Has some latitude in decision-making.  Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.

  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client.

  • Relationships – strong operational relationships with existing and potential future clients

  • Subject matter advisor – you will have a clear point of view on Supply Chain issues in Singapore, ASEAN and APAC markets to discuss with our client and originate ideas that will turn into sold work and tangible business outcomes for their clients

  • Client relationship management - lead and support projects, including team management providing specialist operational knowledge and insights

  • Project management – lead assessment, process definition and transformational programs within their Supply Chain customers across ASEAN

  • Providing estimating, forecasting and work planning assistance

 

You will have 

  • 10+ years of relevant experience for Senior Managers (preferably in Consulting).

  • 7+ years of relevant experience for Managers (preferably in Consulting).

  • 3+ years of strong industry operational experience in global Supply Chain for Consultants (preferably in Consulting).

  • Strong projects experience in in multiple dimensions of Supply Chain that may include strategy, network planning, inventory optimization, control tower management, visibility projects, optimized process design and tax efficient supply chains.

  • Experienced in handling large scale programs is highly regarded within a consulting environment or industry.

  • Working level experience leveraging best of breed technologies to delivery optimized supply chains and improved visibility (E.g. SAP, Oracle, Manugistics, JDA).

  • Process improvement experience with a practical and ‘can do’ attitude to lead projects by example, coaching and mentoring your team.

  • Able to travel within region as applicable.

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.

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment.

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

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.