Supply Operations Manager (FMCG)

Full Time Nicole Sinclair in Warehouse
  • Lagos, Nigeria View on Map
  • Post Date : February 24, 2023
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Job Description

The Supply Operations Manager has full responsibility for Depot’s supply operations, ensuring a continuous supply of inventory for further distribution to the company’s customers.


The job holder is also expected to ensure that optimum/required inventory levels are maintained in order to meet or exceed demand. This involves working directly with the company’s supply and distributor partners to improve and expand the company’s existing supply operations.


Supply Operations

  • Re-engineer and lead Depot’s supply operations structure
  • Engage in both short and long term supply planning for Depot while maintaining full understanding of the financial and operational implications
  • Proactive review of inventory levels, reorder points, demand/consumption trends and product obsolescence
  • Ensure end-to-end supply operational efficiency including effective product penetration and optimal product availability
  • Conduct regular reviews with the supply operations team on drivers such as product performance, product pricing, operational costs, etc
  • Oversight of the business relationship with Depot’s supply partners, including implementation and adherence to sustainable SLAs and other vendor agreements

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Provide strong leadership role to the Supply Operations team, building and growing a world class team
  • Ensure the adoption of best practices to support job performance of the Supply Operations team

General Responsibilities


  • Provide input and realistic forecasts to the management team
  • Ensure detailed and accurate records are maintained
  • Adhere to Depot’s Equal Opportunities policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible
  • Keep abreast of all legislation and regulations and ensure Depot’s adherence
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role (supply operations, supply chain or procurement) preferably in the FMCG industry
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Numerical skills and a high level of computer literacy
  • Effective problem solver
  • Strong attention to detail




Required skills

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