Ensuring business plans are translated into strategy, roadmaps and appropriate interventions to ensure an efficient and effective end-to-end value chain. You will incorporate innovative thinking and ...
You may have heard a whisper that we will soon be operating as a stand-alone business! Yes it’s true and we are so very excited about the next stage in Costa Coffee and the opportunities its creating.
At Costa, you’re part of a genuine and warm team that shares a passion for our coffee, and a desire to deliver great experiences to our customers, our communities and to our people. An environment of trust enables us to be bold in our aspiration and courageous in our actions to grow ourselves and our business. We pour our hearts into serving an awesome Costa Coffee experience to our customers and teams. Our values are not froth; they're what bring richness to all our actions. We‘re grounded, bold, and committed, but don’t take ourselves too seriously. We care about our communities and our environment, where we empower people to help create a more sustainable world.
Head of Demand & Inventory Planning– Costa Supply Chain
Ensuring business plans are translated into strategy, roadmaps and appropriate interventions to ensure an efficient and effective end-to-end value chain. You will incorporate innovative thinking and technology options that support business growth, efficiency and reduce cost
Responsibilities will include:
Build our strategy, structure, resource and implementation plan to develop an effective operating model to include – Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Network planning & Optimisation and Centralised ordering
Own the blue print for Supply Chain ways of working and the associated polices and processes
Run all BAU inventory activities, ensuring all product and menu changes are planned and executed efficiently
Accountable for all stock availability across the entire estate
Identify current and emerging risks to supply and ensure robust controls are in place
Communicate risk planning and escalate as appropriate
Skills and experience will include;
Detailed strategic knowledge of Supply Chain Demand & Inventory planning
Strategy development & Programme delivery
Proven ability to deliver complex change across
Deep Supply Chain & Distribution experience
Can articulate the complicated clearly and take stakeholders with them.
Development of high performing teams
High energy, driven and focused
We are dedicated and inspired to bring a great coffee experience to the world. Our coffee is great, but it’s our warmth that makes the experience awesome at Costa. Our team’s genuine and welcoming nature permeates Costa Coffee. Genuine empowerment is what makes us who we are. We’re valued for what we bring and trusted in what we do. Here at Costa we don’t settle for average; we're committed to growing both the business and our people. We see our cups at half-full, and we’re always filling it with opportunity. Give us a shot!