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Supply Lead

Support Office»Supply


Job Reference: 224944BR

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 hours per week

Supply Lead

Boots UK

Nottingham Support Office

Boots Opticians have an exciting opportunity to join our Customer Operations team as a Supply Lead. This permanent role supports the delivery & implementation of the supply strategy within the Boots Opticians Customer Operations team based in the Nottingham Support Office.

Permanent Contract
Close Date 25th February
Recruitment Partner - David Hancock-

About the role

Reporting to the Supply Manager the Supply Lead role is Responsible for the effective & efficient ongoing management of stock & associated supply chain activities, to deliver world class on stock availability to support our customers needs right first time.

• Responsible for all supply KPI’s including stock holding, service levels & efficiencies to achieve targeted objectives

• Responsible for building & sustaining relationships with warehousing, distribution & stores

• Provides supply expertise to the company change programmes where required –works as part of a team to develop & support in the delivery of the company strategy

• Develop supplier relationships holding suppliers to account & managing our suppliers performance to ensure we work collaboratively to exceed targets whilst looking at ways to streamline both supply chains to improve efficiency

Hybrid working:

We operate a fixed hybrid working approach for Support Office team members with a mix of remote and office-based working. Our set office days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with team members able to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays.

What you’ll need to have

  • Commercially focused, with analytical & numerical skills
  • Proactive with a positive outlook, working as part of a team & on their own initiative
  • Flexible & adaptable approach to work with good prioritisation skills to effectively manage own workload
  • Thorough understanding of Supply processes for defined product areas
  • Be able to manage expectations of stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets).
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written & verbal

It would be great if you also have

  • Knowledge of Supply Systems

Our benefits
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Flexible benefits scheme including discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes, holiday buying and much more.
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots Opticians

Our purpose is to help everyone see what’s possible, so we’re looking for people who change things for the better for our customers and our team members. You'll join a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. 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. Join our team and let’s see what’s possible when we change for the better. To find out more about life and careers with us, click here.

What's next

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.
We are looking for you to complete a Pre-employment check after receiving an offer. Depending on your location you will be asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service), PVG (Protection of Vulnerable groups) or an Access NI Check.
Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis.

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