• Regional F&R Manager

    Job ID
    Operating Company
    Offer & Sourcing, Supply & Logistics
    # of Openings Remaining
    Supply & Logistics
    Position Type
    Contract Type
    Full Time
    Job Locations
    End Date
  • Overview

    Group Supply&Logistics (Poland) is part of the Kingfisher Group (an international home improvement company with nearly 1 300 stores in 10 countries across Europe, supported by a team of 78 000 professionals). We want to create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone. Our ambition is to become the leading home improvement company. To deliver our ambition, we need to become ONE company, which we will do by building on the already strong local identities, teams and communities across all our retail brands and functions. We are investing in working better together, to make the most of our scale and to better serve our customers. Due to its dynamic development is looking for candidates to join our team as:


    Regional F&R Manager


    Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:


    • Ensure optimisation of F&R usage within the region at both store and DC/FC level
    • Ensure that all supply chain data management is maintained within the region
    • Ensure that OpCo Market Supply teams and Regional DC replenishment teams are supported in optimising F&R e.g. to deploy store-level seasonal stock builds and demand change and pre-allocation in F&R for Xmas and summer shutdowns and Chinese New Year stock rephasing
    • Ensure that sales and demand forecasts are extracted from F&R and provided to Sourcing Supply for sharing with Vendors
    • Represent the region to proactively contribute to relevant strategic Group projects
    • Work with Centre of Excellence to drive continuous improvement and ongoing optimisation of activities
    • Take ownership for addressing root cause of performance issues
    • Proactively lead, support and develop the team

    To Deliver:

    • Sales forecast accuracy (in F&R)
    • Demand forecast accuracy (store to DC, store to vendor, DC to vendor)


    Required Skills & Experience:


    • Experienced in leading, managing and developing diverse teams                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    • Accomplished in operational and strategic planning, balancing both short and longer-term business requirements and driving change                                                                                                            
    • Proven track-record in driving business performance by enabling high performance and setting stretching targets                                                                                                                                                                       
    • Adept in building relationships with and influencing stakeholders at all organisational levels                                                                                  
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of SAP template modules for Supply & Logistics (F&R, ECC)
    • Understanding of the Kingfisher end-to-end supply chain and the role of systems within it