GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors. Its vision is to inspire people to win in ways that make the world better. Today, GMG’s investments span across four key verticals: GMG Sports, GMG Food, GMG Health, and GMG Consumer Goods. Under the ownership and management of the Baker family, it has become a leading global company, affiliated with the world’s most successful and respected brands in the well-being sector. Working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, GMG has introduced more than 120 brands into its markets.
About the Role:
Manages the transportation, distribution and logistics of products necessary to
meet business needs whilst maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs.
Participates in the development of the strategies of the business and
understands the need for an effective transportation and distribution function to
Manage the transportation of goods and supplies for a large organization using
existing procedures; review and recommend improvements to procedures to
ensure on-time delivery of goods and supplies.
Improve the packaging process by developing an understanding of packaging
needs and ideas for prototypes.
Lead and manage large complex warehouse(s) and stores, reviewing current
procedures and develop new procedures when required to ensure all goods and
supplies are stored and recorded appropriately.
Manage and recommend improvements to the delivery of part of the
organization's inventory control program to identify any issues and solve
Collect and analyze the key cost drivers, market dynamics and issues, areas of
innovation, and alternative suppliers for a medium-risk area with some
alternatives/medium costs of changing, in consultation with relevant functions to provide solid market information for decision making.
Supervise others working within established operational systems.
Leadership and Direction
Communicate the local action plan; explain how this relates to the function's
strategy and action plan, and the broader organization's mission and vision;
motivate people to achieve local business goals.
Functional Strategy Formation
Contribute to the formation of a key element of functional strategy through
specialist expertise and insights, to ensure that the strategy meets business
Respond to personal objectives and use performance management systems to
improve personal performance. OR Monitor the performance of the team;
allocate work and review completion, take appropriate corrective action to
ensure timeliness and quality; contribute to formal individual performance
management and appraisal.
Manage budget plans for a department; could involve development or delivery
Identify and manage stakeholders up to management level, finding out their
needs/issues/concerns and reacting to these by leading and coordinating the
development of stakeholder engagement plans to support the communication of
business information and decisions.
Organizational Capability Building
Provide coaching to team members to develop their skills.
Experience enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to
advise others (Over 10 years to 12 years)
Experience of supervising and directing people and other resources to achieve
specific end results within limited timeframes (6 to 10 years)