Vice President - Supply Planning & Operations

Location Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kammy Ng
Email email Kammy
Reference APJA-240160_1626668735

A leading global footwear retail group is looking to add a senior leader to their fast growing business in their Hong Kong sourcing office. The VP of supply planning & operations will be responsible for all operations between demand and supply planning and operations, including capacity and production, operation excellence, forecasting and scheduling, allocation and long term planning.

Reporting to the senior VP of sourcing & supply chain, your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of end to end supply chain planning on a global scale for all brands under the group
  • Design and implement the organizational structure and SOP of the supply chain network
  • Manage operational improvement all the way from demand/supply planning, supply chain network design, production and sourcing operations and logistics management
  • Build and create platform to achieve business goals and targets from a productivity and cost saving viewpoint, help reduce complexity within the supply chain and improve speed to market
  • Manage the supply network planning operation, directly responsible for such operations in Asia
  • Build SOP to improve and maximise efficiency in sales and operation planning, forecasting accuracy
  • Work closely with key counterparts within the business such as the sourcing, QA, production teams along with manufacturing partners and suppliers
  • Standardise planning and best practices operations across different divisions of the business
  • Manage capacity and allocation of global supply lines
  • Use detailed analytics across the business to drive lead-time management, on-time performance, forecasting and order management
  • Lead, develop and maintain the team by education and training


Requirements

  • Minimum of 15 years in supply planning positions or related, with over 5 years as senior director or vice president level for large sized sourcing companies
  • Bachelor degree or above in business management, MBA, finance, Supply chain or related discipline
  • APICS Certification preferred
  • Experience working in fashion and apparel, footwear and accessories is a must
  • Strong with trading systems such as SAP
  • Strong analytical and financial background with excellent data and numbers awareness
  • Candidates based in Hong Kong / China currently are preferred
  • Frequent travel required (up to 50%)


Interested parties please send your CV to Vincent.chow@connectedgroup.com