Supply Lead

Job reference: 134735BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Secondment
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Supply Lead
Fixed Term Contract

Here at Boots we’re always on the lookout for great talent! We have exciting opportunities at our Support Office Supply team based in Nottingham.

The Supply team offer training and continuous coaching and support throughout. You will also feel motivated and valued. Great team spirit is very obvious within this area. The team are always showcasing their colleagues with the great incentives they have to offer. Not only will you feel empowered by what are doing you will also feel like you a making a difference.

As a Supply Lead you will be involved in the delivery and implementation of our supply business plans.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for the delivery of KPIs within your functional team
• Using facts and data to support delivery of your KPI’s
• Delivering day to day tasks that support their teams KPI’s with accuracy and pace
• Technical expert in their functional team, using this knowledge to deliver and improve their KPI’s
• Continually looking for ways to improve their own and teams performance/KPI’s.
• Working with respective stakeholders to improve and deliver KPI’S
• Develop and build relationships with key stakeholders/functions/suppliers, holding them to account to support their teams priorities
• Supporting and being part of their team, being an effective team member, embracing the vision and annual plan
• You will have a specific Inventory or supplier base that you will be responsible for
• To develop relationships and communicate effectively throughout the supply chain with professionalism to sustain business performance

A bit about you…

• Proven experience within a Supply or Supply chain role is essential to this role.
• Advanced Excel skills and experience of analysing large data sets is required for this role
• You must be analytical and organized, able to work and deliver at pace. Excellent attention to detail, using facts and data to make informed decisions.
• The ideal candidate will be process focused, have effective communication, and strong numerical skills.
• Ability to influence and challenge, taking accountability for your KPI’s
• The role at times can be challenging, demanding and fast paced therefore you must have a flexible and adaptable approach to work, be able to manage expectations of your key stakeholders and prioritise workloads accordingly and when required
**Please note- candidates will be required to pass an SHL Numerical reasoning test as part of the assessment criteria for this role before any offers can be made**

A bit about us…

We’re more than just trucks and sheds here.
We’re a world class, award-winning operation– ensuring that our customers have access to the right products at the right time in any of our stores across the UK.
If you’re ambitious, can build great relationships with suppliers across the globe, and collaborate across many different departments, then Supply Chain is a great place to develop your career.
Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

If you would like to become part of our story and make a difference – click apply and our recruitment partners will be in touch!

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