Director International Supply Chain - Location Leader
Director – International Inbound Supply Chain Leader
We are seeking an entrepreneurial leader/GM to build a major new business build effort for Wayfair. This leader will define the strategy for “virtual” vertical integration into global source of supply; develop country specific logistic footprint for cross-vendor consolidation opportunity beginning with China, Malaysia and Vietnam serving destination markets in US, Canada, Europe, and UK. Role is based in Berlin with frequent travel globally.
The right candidate will bring a true business building mindset focused on outcomes and impact for Wayfair. This includes end-to-end ownership: strategy, solution and roadmap design, supplier experience, implementation management, and value measurement.
The ideal candidate will have an MBA from a top tier school and experience working in a top tier consulting firm or equivalent. Direct experience working in global supply chain space ideally for transportation and logistics clients will be a plus.
- Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
- Experience in developing growth and operating model strategy
- Evidence of “startup like execution and implementation” and ‘get it done’ attitude no matter what when time is tight and stakes are high
- International experience working in China or developing strategy for European clients for global expansion in China
- Consulting experience or startup leadership responsibility preferred
- Hypothesis driven with strong analytical and communication skills
- Extremely collaborative and effective in a cross-functional environment
- Very comfortable with implementing new technology
- Strong project management skills with ability to get things done
- Ability to manage through ambiguity, stress, adversity and conflict to establish focus and deliver against business goals
Profiles that may be especially well-suited for this role:
- Extensive experience of post-MBA top-tier consulting for a top-tier firm
- Delivered client engagements in strategy, business building and adjacent growth topics
- Worked and/or served clients across continents (required)
- Industry experience in ecommerce / retail / transportation / logistics / B2B will be a plus
Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 10,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Our unparalleled selection and superior customer service coupled with the convenience of online shopping, makes it easier than ever before to find exactly what you want for your home.Tag: SCL-SO