Supply Chain Director

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities :

Our client, a market leader in the Supply Chain sector is seeking a Supply Chain Director, based in Durban

The successful candidate will report to the CEO

Purpose of the role:

To drive the achievement of the Business’s Supply Chain strategies
To direct the overall Supply Chain Intelligence function including supply chain strategy, supply chain optimization, data analytics, business intelligence and innovation
Direct the Supply Chain Planning and Coordination function including Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and International Planning (imports and exports facilitation)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategy Execution
Supply Chain Intelligence
Supply Chain Planning
Financial Management
People Leadership

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

Appropriate undergraduate Degree or equivalent Tertiary qualification
Min 15 years’ experience with 5 years at Senior Management / Executive level within the FMCG / Supply Chain sector – including planning and distribution functions
Experience in client and stakeholder engagement and Supply Chain Strategy advantageous


Supply Chain principles, practices, and tools
Demand and Supply Planning principles and tools
Warehouse and Transport network optimization principles
Multiple key performance indicators, inter-relationships, and bottom-line sensitivity
Statistical modeling
Information Technology applications, standards and principles, methodologies, and procedures
Industry standards and statutory and regulatory requirements associated with SHEQ


Verbal and written communication
Report writing & Presentation skills
Negotiation & Networking skills
Interpersonal skills
Abe to synthesize information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced, and actionable analysis
Able to read, understand and develop design documents, hardware specifications and data flow diagrams

Desired Experience & Qualification :

“Supply Chain Director”, Transport, Operations, FMCG, Logistics