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Head of Supply Chain Development

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
20 November, 2019

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Supply Chain Development to be based at our client's Supply Chain hub in Eastern Switzerland with extensive travel also required to Zurich. Covering the end-to-end Supply Chain function, you will have responsibility for improving Supply Chain operations through benchmarking and assessing industry standards - a continuous improvement mindset is essential and you will often lead projects focussed on the improvement of Supply Chain functions in line with business processes.


Head of Supply Chain Development, St Gallen / Zurich, Switzerland


Reporting to the VP Supply Chain Development, you will have previous experience in an FMCG business and be accustomed to the demands of a fast-paced environment. The Head of Supply Chain Development will bring excellent negotiation, communication and project management skills and will have an understanding of how to apply industry trends in order to deliver improvements across quality, cost and service areas. With a fact-based approach you will also lead digital technology improvement projects from strategy definition through to execution.


Having operated in an end-to-end Supply Chain role we are looking for a Head of Supply Chain Development who has the following skill sets and subject matter expertise in:

  • S&OP and/or Integrated Business Planning
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Supply Planning and Logistics Services knowledge with a customer service mindset
  • Project Management (A Project Management certification and experience of leading various projects would be desirable)
  • SAP and versions of including ideally SAP S4 Hana
  • Masters degree ideally in Supply Chain Management
  • At least 8 years experience in Supply Chain related roles, with exposure to FMCG environments
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in another European language would be an advantage
  • Ability to travel and work across multiple site locations in central Europe


If you are interested in applying for this Head of Supply Chain Development role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.