Head of Global Production and Supply Planning

    In this position, as the Head of Global Production and Supply Planning, you will develop and execute a vision, strategy and a set of KPIs for the Sourcing and Production team in Suitsupply, managing production across all categories. You are the person who has global experience in a dynamic fashion company, together with the right leadership skills to not only manage, but also to develop a global, international team to reach its full potential.

    Your typical day includes, but not limited to:

    • Improving and aligning sourcing and production practices across departments and functions
    • Ensuring that our key buying and production milestones in the go to market calendar are met
    • Establishing and managing the team to meet all production and sourcing KPIs
    • Managing the integration of our new supply chain tool
    • Managing and monitoring product deliveries to ensure intake flow is in-line with customer needs and budget
    • Leading factory negotiations
    • Coaching, mentoring and developing the production and supply planning teams
    • Managing, maintaining and building new relationships with suppliers, including contract negotiation and management

    This job might be for you if you have:

    • 10+ years of production experience in luxury, ideally in menswear
    • International market experience
    • 5+ years of managing / leading a team, the ability to coach and to mentor
    • Track record of developing and executing scalable sourcing and production strategies
    • Analytical mindset and the ability to synthesise data from multiple different sources
    • Experience in project management: implementation of new production systems and processes, supplier on- and off-boarding
    • Relationship management skills - both internal and external, ability to negotiate while building strong, long-term sustainable partnerships
    • Expertise in vertical product management / development
    • Strong, clear communication skills in English

    h5>What do you get in return?
    • Autonomy - we don't care for needless signing off and want you to get things done
    • Visibility - the opportunity to work with key stakeholders and international teams within our company
    • Opportunity to make an impact - Disrupt men's tailoring and be part of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company that takes customer satisfaction very seriously
    • Growth - we consider your potential at least as valuable as your current skill set
    • Corporate Social Responsibility - we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner. That's why we aim to only work with suppliers that meet the internationally recognized standards of the International Labour Organization
    • Style - Opportunity to work with a beautiful, high-quality product of a brand with a strong growth and global presence

    Application process

    Apply and review your profile
    Introductory call
    (virtual/phone) by recruiter
    1st (virtual) interview
    with Hiring Manager
    2nd (virtual) interview
    with peers
    OneDay (onsite).
    if you're not in the Netherlands, we'll fly you in.
    (including potential relocation)
    Reka Bezzeg (Senior Recruiter)

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