Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Compliance

January 06, 2023
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iRobot is seeking a Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Compliance to join our global team. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations and Strategy, the Director of Strategy will lead our roadmap development across our manufacturing, sourcing, NPI, logistics, transportation, and quality teams. In this newly created role, you will advise our leadership team on supply strategy, long-range planning, and strategic choice for priorities across the business. In conjunction, you will develop structured strategic framework to solve business problems, identifying opportunities and optimizing processes. In this role you will also have the ability to work on special projects ranging a wide variety of project as well as create our roadmap and strategic communications.

With high visibility across our leadership teams, we are looking for:

Strategic thinking with an ability to influence action

  • Oversee the implementation of strategic initiatives, including allocation of resources, while balancing long-term strategy and short-term objectives
  • Proven experience and resourcefulness to lead research efforts, generate in-depth insights, and develop business cases with clear priorities
  • Proactively analyze emerging trends, anticipate related organizational needs, develop strategies for meeting them and ensure the planning process is integrated with the overall business
  • Mentor others in the process of devising alternatives and assessing their impact
  • Skilled in evaluating partnerships, acquisitions, and new business models
  • Proven ability to lead collaborative teams and coach/influence partners across multiple geographies to achieve beneficial working relationships and positive outcomes across international markets
  • Leverage trust and empathy to influence and drive outcomes without formal authority
  • Comfort with ambiguity

  • Ability to provide direction in uncertain business environments
  • Navigate ambiguity, simplify the complex, and develop practical solutions to real problems
  • Think critically and systematically about complex business problems and opportunities
  • Self-starter mindset

  • Proven project management experience to deliver multiple/diverse large projects in partnership with cross-functional teams
  • Drive cross-functional projects; identify goals, success criteria, assumptions; own discovery of project requirements through deep subject matter expertise, resource requirements and timelines
  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and deliver tangible results
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Build a cohesive narrative leveraging fact-based data and insights from multiple perspectives
  • Ability to storyline a message and to present in a clear, concise, and meaningful way to a broad organizational audience
  • Proven experience coaching and developing others to communicate effectively using consensus building
  • Financial acumen and business judgment

  • Perfectly comfortable analyzing financial statements; able to partner closely with finance, accounting, and Supply Chain teams
  • Understand key strategic decisions and downstream effects
  • Qualifications:

  • 10 + years of directly relevant professional experience in Strategy or Management Consulting
  • Proven track record of developing and managing teams and improving efficiencies and effectiveness as well as developing the necessary control to mange a fast-growing demand
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to affect change in an organization utilizing a cross-functional, collaborative approach
  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree such as an MBA, preferred
  • Highly experienced working in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
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