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Supply Chain Manager - Cape Town

Location:  Cape Town
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  16 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1422392

Manager - Supply Chain and Operations

 

Job purpose 

 

As Performance Improvement Manager - Supply Chain & Operations, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With guidance from partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young. By drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

 

You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on Supply Chain & Operations projects and internal initiatives. In line with Ernst & Young's commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of high quality. Your role in leading teams - or parts of teams - on engagements will depend on the size of engagement. When working on engagements, you'll report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate.

 

As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

 

Client responsibilities

  • Participate in Supply Chain & Operations engagements
  • Help manage the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Participate in business development initiatives
  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization

People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
  • Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Supply Chain & Operations professionals
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Technical skills requirements

 

You'll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

  • Rapid supply chain assessment
  • Supply chain transformation
  • Supply chain process efficiency
  • Procurement transformation
  • Tax effective supply chain
  • Inventory management
  • Global trade effectiveness
  • Low carbon and sustainable supply chain
  • Operational performance improvement and core business review
  • Operational cost reduction
  • Operating model design
  • Field force effectiveness

You'll have knowledge and experience in one or more of Ernst & Young's priority industry sectors:

  • Government & Public Sector
  • Utilities
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Products
  • Technology
  • Communications & Entertainment
  • Healthcare

Additional skills requirements

  • Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or a blue chip organization
  • Strong academic record including a degree

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Supply Chain?

 

To effectively compete in the global market and maximize profitability, businesses need efficient supply chains that meet the complex needs of their operations As a supply chain professional you'll work with business leaders to provide insights into supply chain transformation, sourcing, procurement, inbound logistics, engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and product service and delivery. Through formal and on the job training, and experience of working with a range of global organizations, we'll help you achieve your potential.

 

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