Supply Chain Team Leader

Job Title: Supply Chain Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Doha, Qatar
Salary: Desirable
Start Date: 2018-05-27
Reference: 81239
Contact Name: Vanessa Weedall
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2018 14:13

Job Description


To continuously evaluate and evolve the positioning of the Retail convenient stores at  retail outlets and manage the effective translation of the value positioning through selection of the best suited product and service categories and by planning and organizing methods to manage the supply chain and related promotional activities.


Supervision of Subordinates Organize and supervise the activities and work of subordinates to ensure that all work within a specific area of the activity is carried out in an efficient manner which is consistent with operating procedures and policy.
Budgets and Plans Contribute to the preparation of the budget and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/revenues and areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified.
Monitor the financial performance of the assigned area of activity versus budgets so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon.
Targets and Plans Prepare and communicate sales targets, gross margin requirements and overall revenue plans for all Sidra stores, under the supervision of the Retail Development Head to ensure alignment with the overall business plans for the retail outlets. Product Range and Category Assessment Explore products and services that can be present within the retail stores and in line with the agreed value proposition for the convenience stores and based on the customer requirements to ensure a detailed consideration of the product offerings available in the market.
Sales, Operations and Logistics Ensure development of effective logistical channels internally or through the suppliers of goods for stores, to facilitate timely deliveries of all stocks to stores in order to reduce downtime and avoid shortages.
Supervise and monitor the Sales and Operations Planning for each category at the stores to ensure effective planning to match demand with supply through efficient forecasting in order to ensure optimal stock levels at the stores, revenue optimisation.
Obsolescence management & disposal Manage obsolescence risk for all product lines by working in partnership with finance and procurement, to take action to reduce the risk through pricing & offer strategies, incentives etc.
Store Promotions Institute marketing campaigns in conjunction with the advertising and branding section, aimed at promoting the convenience store concept and creating attractive In-Store promotions.
Store Layout and Merchandising Guide the Category Officer and Merchandiser in establishing an effective merchandising structure based on agreements made with Suppliers and product performance reviews.
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures Implement departmental policies, systems and procedure so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective service.
Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental management procedures and controls within a defined area of activity to guarantee employee safety, compliance, delivery of high quality products/service and a responsible environmental attitude.


Bachelor’s in Business Administration; specialisation in marketing is preferred.
4-6 years of relevant experience with major retail outlets.