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Assistant Supply Manager - Retail Supply

Supply Chain

Summary

Job Reference: 158158BR

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

Full-time

Level 6

Assistant Supply Manager (Internally titled Supply Lead)

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 an Assistant Supply Manager you will be involved in the delivery and implementation of our supply business plans.

About the opportunity

• 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

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**

Benefits

We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
• Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
• Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
• Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
• Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops

*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact lorin.everall@boots.co.uk

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