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Supply Chain Sales

Location:
Asyut, Assiut, Egypt
Posted:
November 18, 2013

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JACOB EAPEN

Senior position within the Supply Chain function.

PROFESSIONAL SNAPSHOT

A dynamic professional with 18 years' experience in Merchandising and

Supply Chain designated as Merchandiser with Premium Cosmetics within

Health & Beauty. Spearheading initiatives towards realigning the focus of

Premium Cosmetics on factors like improving availability, identifying aged

stock and its liquidation, improving stock turn and stock cover. Proven

abilities in planning Merchandise buys and forecasting sales, complete

awareness of technical and market related issues and queries, and complete

knowledge of margin management and its implications to the business.

Possess strong business acumen with complete understanding of the critical

issues facing the business. Critical thinker & adept negotiator

facilitating the solving of problems and queries faced by the business in a

short time.. Well versed with applications such as MS Word, Excel;

PowerPoint. Excellent presentation, communication skills with abilities in

creating & leading motivated teams towards achieving organisational goals.

PROFICIENCY FORTE

Supply Chain Management

-Merchandise Planning - Inventory Management - Budgeting /

Cost Management

-Data Management - Promotional Strategy - Sales &

Market Analysis

-Range Rationalization - Margin Management -Team

Supervision & Coaching

-Event Management

STRENGTHS:

< Complete knowledge of product and its performance.

< Complete knowledge of planning merchandise and forecasting Sales

< Complete knowledge of marketing & promotional strategy.

< Knowledge of margin management and its implication towards the business.

< Ability to solve issue and queries to the benefit of the business at a

short time.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Feb'10 - Present with Premium Cosmetics as Merchandiser

< Currently handling the responsibilities of merchandiser within the

Supply Chain function.

< Currently responsible for Debenhams Cosmetic s and VAVAVOOM in BAHRAIN

AND JORDAN market.

< Handling all supply chain function objectives in a multi supplier

environment.

< Ageing Stock Management

< Range Rationalization

< Improving Stock Turn and Stock Cover

Jan'99 - Feb 2010 The Body Shop as Merchandiser

< Currently handling the responsibilities of Senior merchandiser within

the Supply Chain function.

< Currently handling 6 markets

< Managing the process of ordering new and continual lines

< Ageing Stock Management

< Seasonal Stock Management

< Improving Stock Turn and Stock Cover

< Range Rationalization

< Order forecasting

Jun'97- Jan'98 with M.H.Alshaya Co.W.L.L, as Executive Assistant

< Supporting the Senior Management in generating reports.

< Organising and coordinating diary, schedules meetings, travel

itineraries, etc.

< Was responsible for preparing correspondence and presentations and

collating figures, incoming and out going mail, file maintenance &

stationary requirements.

< Answering queries and obtains information and follows up of all pending

matters.

< Handling top management information and contacts securely, sensitively

and confidentially.

< To liaise with functional heads and brand business managers of different

divisions.

Jan'96-Jun'97 with M.H.Alshaya Co.W.L.L, Kuwait as Senior Sales

Administrator

< To collate sales data from all stores in the middle east.

< Communication with Finance about sales data and reports received from

stores.

< Generates reports and forwards the same to individual departments.

< Follow -up with stores on issues and concerns raised.

< Communications to stores from head Office.

< Handled mail bags/courier deliveries for stores/brands ensuring timely

delivery and correct distribution.

< Maintaining inventory and purchasing records.

< Preparing New discount cards for Alshaya staff and Alshaya family.

< Preparing overtime related administrative support to stores.

< Organises for store trade licences for periodic renewals and for new

stores.

< Handled administration department petty cash for routine minor and urgent

purchases.

< Maintained petty cash records and prepare petty cash reimbursement

summary.

Jan'95-Jan'96 with Naser Mohammed Al Sayer, Kuwait as Assistant Manager

< Successfully managed the customer service, stock replenishment, logistics

activities with a team of 9 personnel reporting to the Area Manager.

< Yearly Targets achieved for the year.

< Systems formulated & implemented to enhance the efficiency like Just in

Time, Time Management, Motivational Classes, Mystery Customers, etc.

< Customer feed back and market research was done to constantly improve the

services offered.

PAST WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan'95-Jan'96 Nasser Mohd.Al Sayer Asst.Manager

Jan'96-Jun'97 M.H.Alshaya Company Data Administrator

Jun'97-Jan'98 M.H.Alshaya Company Executive Asst to

Mr.Hamad & Mr.Soud AlShaya

Jan'98-Feb'2010 M.H.Alshaya Company Merchandiser with

The Body Shop

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

< M.B.A (Marketing & Finance) from Poona University, India in 1994.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth : 27th March 1970

Address : 45/1 :Ashiana" Temple Road,

2nd Cross Jayalakshmipuram

Mysore-570012, Karnataka, India.

Nationality : Indian

Passport No & Expiry : F3730893 30.07.2015

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam,Tamil & Kannada

Licenses Held : Kuwaiti (till 2015); Indian (till 2015)

THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND

INFORMATION.

Place : KUWAIT

Date : 14.11.2013 JACOB EAPEN

Tel: 66006859,2434 5985; Email: aca1ns@r.postjobfree.com



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