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17/01 Rakesh
Lead - HR Business Partner at Lead School

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LEAD School - Head - Supply Chain Management (15-18 yrs) Premium

Mumbai Job Code: 1207744

Purpose of the Job:

The Supply Chain Head leads the supply chain management strategy to meet the product delivery needs of the students, teachers, parents and school owners of affordable private schools.

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage the Planning function to ensure that it delivers against agreed objectives, respecting current Good Manufacturing Practice, Good Distribution Practice, quality considerations, budgets, manufacturing and shipping constraints and market requirements.

- Ability to visualize supply chain for larger scale; build & execute supply chain strategy for future. Develop and innovate LEAD School's pan-India supply chain to drive cost, risk management and excellent customer satisfaction.

- Manage LEAD School Supply Chain P&L for current and future growth.

- Drive consumer and customer location understanding to develop a robust last-mile supply chain.

- Inventory forecasting & management. Define inventory policy, manage distribution to prevent sales loss/delivery delays and minimize write-offs.

- Manage the procurement & distribution of Finished goods (Books, TVs, Tablets, etc.) for schools and other IT Products for internal usage via 3rd party partners and network optimization.

- Collaborate with Expansion and Excellence to get the detailed product specifics needed.

- Lead the SCM team to execute our strategy by maintaining high standards of on-time-every-time and zero-damage delivery.

- Agree on inventory policy and planning parameters.

- Ensure appropriate reporting of key KPIs (On Time in Full & Delivery TATs) are disseminated to the business.

- Alert the business to supply risks and manage mitigation and action plans.

- Implement in line with company processes development plans to ensure that the team has the required skills, performance, behaviors, motivation, and focus to deliver the business plan.

- Support new product launch management and provide supply chain services to enable the on-time launch of new products.

- Vendor and partner negotiations and vendor optimization to maximize cost efficiency at scale.


- Post graduate qualifications specializing in Operations & Supply Chain from Premier Institutions such as NITIE/Premier B-school with 12+ years of directly relevant work experience.

- Experience across FMCG, Logistics, Supply Chain, and E-commerce preferred.

- Proven working experience in pan-India procurement, warehousing strategy, and logistics management.

- Proven experience in supply chain P&L management.

- Proven experience in sourcing, negotiation, vendor, and project management.

- Excellent leadership and analytical skills.

- Open to Travel as needed.

- Excellent interpersonal skills: outstanding in teamwork, ability to work successfully with teams across the org.

- Strong problem solving, Detail orientation, execution excellence & entrepreneurial spirit.

- Experience in leading a team of people.

- Contributions to the Education industry are desirable.

- Proven ability to meet deadlines in a high-paced work environment.

Nice :

- Information Technology and Automation Knowledge

- A Grasp of Economics and Market Dynamics

- Understanding Cost-to-serve

- The Skill of Flexibility

- Project Management Skills

- The Ability to Get the Best from People

Department: Supply Chain

Location: Mumbai

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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