Supply Chain Manager - Saudi Arabia

  • Société : Parfums Christian Dior Arabia
  • Lieu : Saudi Arabia
  • Secteur d'activités : Parfums & Cosmétiques
  • Type de contrat : Emploi à durée indéterminée
  • Métier : Logistique
  • Expérience requise : Minimum 2 ans
  • Référence : PCD15256
  • Date de publication : 14.01.2018



You will be working as the head of the local Logistics team for Parfums Christian Dior Arabia.

The main role of the job is to manage the consistent availability of the products for our customers while maintaining optimum stock & operation costs.

The main responsibilities include as well Sales Forecasting, Procurement/Supply Planning, Customer Service, Warehousing, Distribution, Improvement Projects, Costs Control, Performance Reporting and Information System Maintenance.



The Logistics Manager will work on :


  • Operational management of the team members including Supply planner and Customer Service Executives
  • Monthly performance review through the Balanced Scorecard
  • Logistics budget definition and follow up


  • Define sales forecasts for basic saleable items on 12 rolling months
  • Coordinate the definition of the future launch items forecast in collaboration with Commercial, Marketing and Training departments
  • Supervise the preparation of the Monthly Forecasts Accuracy report


During the biweekly inventory replenishment through DRP order, ensure the correct placement of orders by examining:

  • Current level of stock on hand + in transit
  • Replenishment strategy and its related stock parameters
  • Monthly actual sales
  • Sales forecasts
  • For each initiative, considering the On Counter Date (OCD) and the retro planning defined by lead times, ensure a correct placement of orders to guarantee the products availability on time and in full
  • Optimize the inbound freight charges by reducing the Air-Land Ratio and by complying with prepack carton/pallet ordering
  • Give support to the Supply Planner in the process of preparing the Days of Inventory (DOI) report and its related action plan
  • Make sure, in partnership with the regional Regulatory Affairs, of the products compliance with the Saudi importation rules as per SFDA regulation
  • Ensure the accurate price update in the system


  • Ensure the proper process of orders received from customers and follow up their perfect preparation in the warehouse
  • Monitor the dispatch process of new launch items
  • Provide ad hoc retailers' stock analysis
  • Supervise the preparation of the Launches On Time ratio


  • Supervise the partnership between PCD Arabia and its service provider regarding the 2 main outsourced services: Warehouse and Distribution
  • Ensure a high level performance of the service provider in terms of lead-time and quality
  • Conduct monthly KPI review meetings in partnership with the service provider: data analysis, action plan definition and follow up
  • Ensure accurate inventory in the system vs. physical stock available in the warehouse by making sure of a proper preparation process, stock control and cycle counting


  • In close collaboration with other departments, be strongly involved in different Improvement Projects aiming to further develop the logistics performance at:

- Local Level: PCD Saudi Arabia

- Downstream: Retailers

- Regional: PCD Orient


  • A bachelor or Master's degree and a Successful Professional Experience of 3 years in management of Logistics, Supply Chain, Transports, and/or Customer Service are highly required
  • Previous experiences in KSA or the Middle East and/or the Cosmetics / Luxury industry is a strong advantage
  • Must be fluent in English. Fluency in Arabic is highly recommended
  • Organized and meticulous, able to multitask by managing deadlines and multiple priorities
  • A dynamic and proactive personality, with strong communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and most particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of ERP and DRP processes
  • Capacity to lead, influence and supervise others

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