UK Customer Supply Chain Manager
Mondelēz International
Birmingham, England, GB
4d ago

Description

What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business.

The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people’s faces.

We’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team.

Purpose of the role

The Customer Supply Chain Manager is critical to managing and ensuring the highest levels of service are delivered to our customers.

Leading a customer team, in close alignment to the sales team, the structure enables the progression of an agenda focused on delivering operational excellence, optimizing joint costs and in developing improved processes and initiatives to enable business growth.

The role is pivotal to our customer engagement, to understand and translate customer requirements through the building of trusted partnerships, and to work as a member of virtual teams within CS&L / MSC / MEU / Commercial functions to shape and deliver the agenda.

  • Creation of an agreed customer collaborative agenda with internal & external stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of the order to delivery process and deliver agreed KPIs, and a Joint Supply Plan measured through Customer Scorecards to support our Growth agenda.
  • Creation and evolution of a focused, motivated and high performing Customer Collaboration team. Working as part of the Customer Order to Cash Leadership Team to fully align and optimize ways of working as a virtual team.
  • Leading the service agenda and championing the voice of the customer, working across CS&L to maximise OTIF performance and working as part of the Sales virtual team to ensure a coherent and fully integrated customer agenda.
  • Strong stakeholder management and the building of a strong network of relationships is critical both internally and externally- Customer, CS&L, Commercial, MSC, MEU Customer Tower, MBS OTC, external bodies and within the wider business to ensure an efficient flow of information for customer-specific topics It is critical that the job holder is able develop strategy and to frame & communicate information effectively with stakeholders at senior levels.
  • Main responsibilities

  • Leads a Customer Team of direct and indirect reports.
  • Role modelling and developing a people strategy to optimize the team capabilities, providing a talent pool for development within the business and attract and retain talent from within and outside of OTC to build a high performing team.
  • Active participation in People Forums & Initiatives as part of the NE CS&L ELT.
  • Driving the operational engagement which includes leading the customer collaboration teams that focus on delivering 98.
  • 5% service to them through :

  • Operational excellence and continuous improvement to identify and resolve processes or issues which impact service.
  • Promotional Forecasting through Implants and 30 : 60 : 90 planning processes.
  • Seasonal Intent Management.
  • Leading the MBS back office Customer service teams to deliver CS order entry target of
  • Leads an aligned agenda as the MSC business partner.
  • Leading an agenda to deliver service and cost efficiencies to the business.
  • Supports the delivery of the Customer Innovation agenda to deliver $500K - $1M per annum in productivity (each) for their customer portfolio.
  • Leads the customer performance of the Customer Trade Terms Governance, makes decisions based on analytical insights and utilizes, in line with the customer JSP to deliver improvements and efficiencies.
  • The role requires the job holder to build a strong network of relationships across CS&L and Commercial, as well as externally with customers and industry bodies.
  • It also works across the immediate Country team.

    Qualifications

    Candidate requirements

  • Degree calibre.
  • Extensive customer supply chain or commercial experience (preferably Sales).
  • Experience of leading people and building teams.
  • Customer-facing experience (major retailers).
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills at senior levels (internal and external).
  • Strong Customer Relationship Management & stakeholder influencing skills.
  • Analytical understanding of Service Drivers.
  • Systems literate SAP, Microsoft Office (PPT, Excel).
  • Fluent English (verbal and written).
  • Project Management.
  • We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.

    In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.

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