Head - Supply Chain Management

Head - Supply Chain Management
Malabar Head Quarters
Role Objective

The SCM Head will be responsible for developing the strategy for the SCM function at MGD in
alignment with overall business strategy and organizational priorities. The SCM Head will oversee
the functioning of the SCM function viz. supply planning, order, stock & vendor management

Primary Responsibilities
Strategy & Planning
• Develop the Supply Chain Management strategy in partnership with GED & Head –
Manufacturing & SCM in line with MGD business strategy
• Advice the GED & Head – Manufacturing & SCM with respect to budget proposals for
SCM units across India business
• Oversee inventory forecasts and supply plans to estimate and fulfil the product demands
by collecting relevant inputs from stakeholders (Retail, marketing, merchandising etc.)
• Monitor Planned vs Actual inventory and supply chain costs across all SCM units
• Spearhead the development and deployment of Policies, Guidelines and Standard
Operating Procedures across SCM operations (including vendor mang)
• Liaison with the supply planning head and regional SCM heads to identify and drive
standardization in SCM operations across regions
• Continuously monitor key SCM metrics (such as costs, timely dispatch and delivery, timely
procurement etc.) to maintain smooth business operations
• Actively look out for opportunities to optimize production, inventory and procedures in
order to improve efficiency
• Monitor overall processes and efficiencies associated with SCM processes, to determine
the profitability of operations
• Select logistics partners and other third-party service providers to maintain a high quality
service at manageable cost
• Define vendor management processes and monitor adherence to the same so that quality
and cost are balanced
• Build and maintain relationships with key vendors to develop mutually benefiting working
• Keep track of industry best practices and stay up to date on available technologies to use
them when appropriate in order to improve efficiency
• Monitor historic inventory data and analyse available data with the help of the analytics
dashboard to improve on inventory norms
• Review and sign off on special projects that are within the allocated budget to improve the
SCM units
• Resolve any escalations from stores or regions to maintain smooth operations
• Define SOPs and conduct periodic reviews to monitor compliance to the same
• Monitor compliance to all statutory requirements such as applying and update of licenses
• Oversee the preventive and predictive maintenance of all machines across SCMs
• Review and sign off on AMCs and insurance deals with vendors across all SCM units
• Manage dead stock and monitor the aged stock across all SCMs to reduce any costs such
as inventory carrying costs
Team Development:
• Review and sign off on manpower needs across SCM units
• Communicate job expectations to the team; plan, monitor, appraise and review job
contributions in a regular manner
• Confer with team members to discuss issues, coordinate activities or resolve problems to
facilitate execution excellence
• Monitor team performance on a continuous basis to identify and develop high performers
so as to motivate them, and coach low performers
• Contribute towards development of talent for the department by providing direct reports
with adequate exposure and growth opportunities
Operations( All Others)
PG/UG/MBA/PGDBM<br />A minimum of 15 years of work experience in SCM, preferably in the Gems & Jewelry industry
40 above
14 to 18 Years
As per industry standards