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Why Superdrug

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

A Superdrug and Unilever Collaboration!

You will be responsible for managing the end-to-end Supply Chain of a major FCMG supplier’s portfolio within Superdrug. By working closely alongside operations, retail, commercial and supply chain teams across both businesses, the Collaboration Manager will be best placed to align existing processes, drive continuous improvement, and deliver the best possible on shelf availability for our customers. The role reports to the Supply Chain Manager.


A typical day in this role includes:

•Harmonising Supply Chain and Commercial teams across both Superdrug and the supplier to deliver smooth promotional and NPD launches as well as strong and continuous on shelf availability.
•Interacting with a variety of stakeholders: Supplier, Commercial, Distribution, Savers Supply Chain, Retail Operations
•Direct ownership of an end to end supply chain: delivering availability and stock budget KPIs, building cross functional relationships within both businesses
•Ensuring Superdrug’s inventory is in the right place at the right time.
•Interrogate end to end processes and deadlines across both businesses to identify opportunities for business improvements and efficiencies for flow of stock, reducing central cost across all channels and businesses
•Placing stock orders to deliver superb store availability within stock budget targets, delivering on commercial agreements and striving to improving supplier fulfilment
•Provide insightful stock and availability updates to leadership teams, tailoring to audience as appropriate.

This job is a good fit for you if:
•You understand how to develop and maintain cross functional relationships. 
•You are inquisitive, enjoy problem solving and driving change.
•You enjoy working with and challenging external stakeholders to improve their performance.
•You are a natural and engaging communicator.
•You enjoy detailed data analysis, to highlight areas of opportunity and to support decision making. 
•You are inquisitive and enjoy solving problems.
•You understand the value of driving customer experience in store.
•You can effectively use a blend of data and great initiative to make decisions.
•You get satisfaction through delivering KPIs and service targets.

What you’ll need
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•You will need to have an in depth understanding of end-to-end supply chain management and the associated complexities
•You will need to manage and influence multiple stakeholders, negotiating the most beneficial outcome
•You need to have a working knowledge of general retail commercial processes.
•You need to understand the core principles of a distribution operation and inventory management.
•You’ll be a team player, proactive, enjoy problem solving, and root cause analysis.
•You need to be a free thinker who is happy to work independently and within a team
•You will be resilient and willing to embrace change 
•You will be willing to continuously learn and develop.
•You need to have the confidence to make decisions in a complex environment.

Here’s what’s in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.
We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
We are growing!
Hours: 37.5 a week | 9.00am - 5.30pm
Location: East Croydon


 

Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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