Supply Chain Excellence Manager

Jeddah , Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/05/13 15:23:51 Expires 2024-06-27 Ref: JB1100047423

Job Description

Job Purpose

Lead end-to-end process of continuous improvement across all supply chain functions, which includes:

  • Initiation, alignment, documentation and monitoring of all supply chain standard operating procedures, including cross-functional SOPs.
  • Managing supply chain internal and cross-functional projects.
  • Standardization of business activities across all supply chain functions and eliminating non-value-adding steps 
  • Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead the cross-functional alignment to agree on supply chain targeted processes and create a full year plan before the beginning of each year.
  • Validate the captured details of each process’s activities, process map and drafted SOP in the way that fits in the full picture of the supply chain strategy.
  • Manage conflicts among different functions to reach an aligned way-forward, including the external functions for the cross-functional processes.
  • Manage the required approvals of departments’ Heads, Directors and VPs/Chiefs for each created process, using the proper communication channels.
  • Ensure that all documented SOPs are reviewed within their review dates, keep them meeting the recent business practices and being re-authorized on time.
  • Monitor the team progress on creating planned SOPs and updating authorized ones while extending the support to meet the targeted KPIs of the function.
  • Ensure the team compliance to archive all authorized processes and related original documents on the supply chain shared folder.
  • Collaborate with GRC and IT to ensure visibility of SC authorized SOPs to all the company functions and resolve system-related issues when shown up.
  • Review end-to-end supply chain activities to detect possible disconnects and cooperate with the related teams to figure out and execute proper resolutions.
  • Lead supply chain improvement initiatives and manage the stakeholders’ alignment to achieve the planned targets.
  • Facilitate the agreement on assigned projects’ scope to deliver desired goals and convert it into project plans, including but not limited to time, deliverables, resources, risks, communication, performance and quality. 
  • Lead the implementation of assigned supply chain projects by taking part in the full project cycle from initiation to closure to ensure that projects are being executed efficiently and meeting business objectives and targeted KPIs.
  • Ensure proper reporting of the project progress and financials in addition to documentation of the project closure as well as needed approvals.
  • Collaborate with SC analytics function to ensure synergy between authorized SOPs and built dashboards, reports and KPIs.





  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, engineering, management, business administration, science, or information system.


Experience, Skills & Competencies


  • 2-5 years business-related experience.



  • Ability to lead cross-functionally.



  • Ability to manage a team.



  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.



  • Details oriented and extreme accuracy is needed.



  • Ability to realize the full picture and articulate thoughts.



  • Structured mindset and outstanding organizational skills.



  • Excellent verbal & writing communication skills.



  • Excellent time-management skills.



  • Proactivity and proven ability to lead without authority.



  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams & Excel) and Tableau.



  • Language (both English and Arabic).


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Job Details

Job Location Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Job Role Support Functions
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Management

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