DFS Group

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Systems

DFS Group
Full Time
Central
Non-specified
Senior (6-10 years)
Master
English

Job Description

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Systems

Location: PRC - Hong Kong-Hong Kong-Asia North Division Office (Chinachem)-77 Mody Road, 6/F Chinachem Golden Plaza, Tsimshatsui East, Hong Kong

From the DFS corporate office in Hong Kong, represent the Singapore-based Supply Chain Systems team and in certain cases, directly lead projects and initiatives which enable DFS supply chain business strategy.  
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage projects to deliver new or enhanced functions to the supply chain application landscape that are aligned with DFS business strategy and objectives
  • Seek to identify new processes and procedures to better exploit the technology portfolio to deliver enhanced value to DFS
  • Undertake business analysis to understand new business requirements and develop ideas to enhance existing systems to meet those requirements
  • Regularly review existing product performance with DFS business stakeholders as well as within Global Technology to ensure technology products meet expectations in terms of quality, availability and functionality
  • Collaborate with business colleagues to develop and implement processes to improve governance of supply chain related data throughout the product portfolio
  • Enforce strong governance processes to manage enhancement demand, ensuring that DFS technology resources are deployed to deliver the best value to DFS
  • Manage, develop and motivate a small team of business analysts
 
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
  • Full-lifecycle project delivery experience within some or all of the following functions:
    • Merchandise Planning & Allocation (Retail Planning)
    • Product Information Management (PIM) / Master Data Management (MDM)
    • ERP (SAP)
    • Digital / eCommerce systems (for supply chain or related areas)
    • Warehouse management systems
  • Retail supply chain industry experience is essential (Global retailer, retail consulting, CPG, or FMCG experience preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in managing and deploying technology solutions
  • At least 5 years people management experience
  • Degree in engineering, computer science or IT-focused business degree is preferred
 
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
As a senior management role in the technology organization, with the potential for advancement, management competencies are essential, with the following being particularly important:
  • Communication (Listening, written, verbal, visual)
Fundamentally, the role is about people - understanding views and being understood – being able to communicate effectively across all mediums and all levels is essential
  • Critical Thinking
This competency is all about planning, organization, decision making, initiative and judgement. These attributes are central to successfully manage daily activities.
  • Emotional Intelligence
The role requires an individual who can lead, collaborate and influence with sensitivity, objectivity and humor in a constantly changing environment
  • Diversity Awareness
DFS is a global organization with a diverse workforce and partner network. Understanding diversity in the workplace is essential to managing successfully at DFS.

Qualification


Technical Skills

  • e-commerce
  • FMCG
  • Merchandising
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Team Management