Head of Demand and Inventory Planning

Contract type

Permanent

Category

Procurement Supply Chain and Logistics

Location

Dunstable

Ensuring business plans are translated into strategy, roadmaps and appropriate interventions to ensure an efficient and effective end-to-end value chain. You will incorporate innovative thinking and ...

You may have heard a whisper that we will soon be operating as a stand-alone business! Yes it’s true and we are so very excited about the next stage in Costa Coffee and the opportunities its creating. 

 

At Costa, you’re part of a genuine and warm team that shares a passion for our coffee, and a desire to deliver great experiences to our customers, our communities and to our people.  An environment of trust enables us to be bold in our aspiration and courageous in our actions to grow ourselves and our business. We pour our hearts into serving an awesome Costa Coffee experience to our customers and teams. Our values are not froth; they're what bring richness to all our actions. We‘re grounded, bold, and committed, but don’t take ourselves too seriously. We care about our communities and our environment, where we empower people to help create a more sustainable world.

 

Head of Demand & Inventory Planning– Costa Supply Chain 

 

Role Details: 

Ensuring business plans are translated into strategy, roadmaps and appropriate interventions to ensure an efficient and effective end-to-end value chain.  You will incorporate innovative thinking and technology options that support business growth, efficiency and reduce cost 

 

 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Build our strategy, structure, resource and implementation plan to develop an effective operating model to include – Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Network planning & Optimisation and Centralised ordering  

  • Own the blue print for Supply Chain ways of working and the associated polices and processes 

  • Run all BAU inventory activities, ensuring all product and menu changes are planned and executed efficiently 

  • Accountable for all stock availability across the entire estate 

  • Identify current and emerging risks to supply and ensure robust controls are in place 

  • Communicate risk planning and escalate as appropriate 

 

Skills and experience will include; 

 

  • Detailed strategic knowledge of Supply Chain Demand & Inventory planning 

  • Strategy development & Programme delivery 

  • Proven ability to deliver complex change across  

  • Deep Supply Chain & Distribution experience 

  • Can articulate the complicated clearly and take stakeholders with them. 

  • Development of high performing teams 

  • High energy, driven and focused 

 We are dedicated and inspired to bring a great coffee experience to the world.  Our coffee is great, but it’s our warmth that makes the experience awesome at Costa. Our team’s genuine and welcoming nature permeates Costa Coffee. Genuine empowerment is what makes us who we are. We’re valued for what we bring and trusted in what we do. Here at Costa we don’t settle for average; we're committed to growing both the business and our people. We see our cups at half-full, and we’re always filling it with opportunity. Give us a shot!

Job ref:

615849

Advertised:

26 Nov 2018

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