• Randburg, South Africa
  • 28th Feb 2019

Profile summary:

40-year-old South African male with 15 years’ experience in the broader Supply Chain function residing in the greater Randburg area. He has completed a BCom Logistics Management (RAU, 2003), BCom Honours Logistics Management (UNISA, 2011), MPhil Leadership (UJ, 2018) and have commenced with an MBA through Heriot-Watt University in Scotland (2019).

Experienced Supply Chain / Procurement specialist (executive level) with a strong track record of driving top and bottom line from a Supply Chain perspective (cost, quality and assured supply) and a passion for growing and developing people as they are key to the growth, profitability and sustainability of any organisation. His successes are built on his extensive experience in process / efficiency improvement, compliance improvement, cost (inflation mitigation and cost reduction) management, large project execution and company / department turnaround strategies. He has also been invited to participate as a speaker and panellist at Supply Chain conferences.

He is available immediately and looking for an exciting opportunity within the Supply Chain / Procurement / Commercial function (any industry) as a Supply Chain / Procurement / Operations / Commercial Director or Chief Supply Chain / Procurement Officer.

Summary of Experience:

He started his career in the Logistics Industry as a Regional Transport Planner (4PL) and moved his way up to Planning Manager, Regional Operations Manager and Supply Chain Analyst (Special Projects). He then moved onto the FMCG / Food & Beverage sector where he worked for industry giants in broader Supply Chain / Procurement roles with his last position being at executive level.

Core functional competencies include overall Supply Chain & Procurement management, demand forecasting and supply planning, manufacturing (3rd Party), distribution / logistics (internal and 3rd party), commercial management, financial (budgeting / CAPEX / OPEX) management, project management, stakeholder management and leadership & people management. He is also building strong in-depth supply chain experience in the foodservice industry.

A commercially driven candidate who is business minded and passionate about the Supply Chain / Procurement function, supporting the business from a top and bottom line perspective, managing and leading high-performance functions and teams and stakeholder relations. Over the past 15 years he has built a strong track record of process / efficiency improvement, cost management, large project execution and company and department turnaround strategies. While working in his previous role, he was invited to sit on the group’s Global Procurement Director’s Forum that focused on driving Supply Chain projects, improvements and innovation from a group perspective.

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Racial Classification
Job Title
Supply Chain / Procurement / Commercial Director with MBA
Master’s of Philosophy (MPhil) in Leadership, BCom Honours Logistics Management, BCom Logistics Management
Years of Experience
Industry Experience
Logistics, Retail, Food & Beverage
Salary bracket
R1.5 million pa.
Consultant Name
Jennifer Sutherland
Consultant Email
Consultant Phone Number
072 386 6865

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