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Supply Chain Job-Implementation Lead - Supply Chain-London

  • c£450-550 p/day PAYE or £590-720 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) * equivalent of up to £117-143k per annum
  • Contract
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20991

Your New Supply Chain Job Title: Implementation Lead - Supply Chain, London

Your New Daily rate: c£450-550 p/day PAYE or £590-720 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) * equivalent of up to £117-143k per annum

Duration: 12-18 months

Location: WFH/West London

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Who you'll be working for:

Our client, a major FTSE100 business, who have fantastic offices in west London are looking for an Implementation Lead - Supply Chain.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • Responsible for delivering the separation working with the Business Development Deal Team to deliver the project
  • Set direction for the workstream leads and ensure delivery and focus on the approved business case
  • Ensure workstream plans and milestones are on track. If not work with them to get back on track. Be the first point of escalation and escalate further if required
  • Accountable for running weekly team meetings and ad hoc workshops leading to cutovers. Coordinating the output and actions
  • Accountable for managing and maintaining the RAID Logs
  • Co run the joint project review meeting with the buyer implementation lead. Agree with PM what will be shared with buyer and what stays with the business
  • Ensure PM Reports and chase up on actions arising from this meeting
  • Agree content with key implementation stakeholders and run the internal meetings and jointly external meetings
  • Accountable for project governance, planning/preparing, running and reporting internal and combined Steering meetings and chasing up on issues and actions from the meetings
  • Close out the project and ensure all outstanding actions and issues are handed over to appropriate business functions
  • Accountable for tiered reporting in line with key stakeholders on ad hoc basis as required
  • Work with peer roles and Project Managers to review and update guidelines as a result of learnings from the project
  • Manage the project budget
  • Weekly catch up with workstream leads to review progress and issues

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Overall leadership of cross functional team
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders at VP level
  • Requires strong leadership, planning, influencing and communication skills
  • Experience within pharma supply chain/logistics
  • Experience of mergers & acquisitions and divestitures a big plus

*Please note this Umbrella rate is the amount payable to Umbrella company - this does not represent what you will actually receive from the Umbrella company

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