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Instock Manager- Data Analytics, UAE National Only

Job ID: 2343321 | Q Tech General Trading LLC


We are seeking an experienced, results-oriented Instock Manager for the Other Hardlines Categories in GCC. The Instock Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the Instock role, including driving improved in-stock, inventory planning and forecasting. Additionally, you will drive initiatives to improve customer experience by working collaboratively across Retail, supply chain and operations. The ideal candidate will excel in scalable process improvement, analytics, written/verbal communication and be customer obsessed. The candidate will have proven experience delivering results by partnering with others and be comfortable leading and contributing across a range of topic outside of the core ISM responsibilities.

As Instock Manager, you will focus on delivering improvements at the GCC level, partnering with vendors and various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization to improve internal and external processes while continuously improving operational metrics. You will own the relationship of a set of Other Hardlines vendors and related long-term Supply Chain optimization goals, with the aim of reducing our overall cost to serve, contributing to the growth and scale of the category and to maximize the service level for our customers.

Key job responsibilities
Key job responsibilities
Manage availability and inventory health including: improved in-stock rates, inventory planning and systematic forecasting for key categories
Driving meaningful data driven solutions to solve complex supply chain problems
Developing dashboards to enable better team efficiency through automation
Create and run buying/forecasting scenarios and enable better buying decisions to ensure continuous improvement in the buying process
Step changing the vendors’ operational performance by acting as their internal consultant on forecasting/buying/operations domain


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Retail Planning, Information Systems Management
· 3+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Planning, or Inventory Management or equivalent experience such as Consulting, Finance, or Operations
· Superior analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to dive in and quickly understand root cause and identify scalable solutions
· Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
· Advanced Excel skills
· Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
· Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
· Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves


· Experience with SQL is a plus
· Experience with process improvement techniques such as Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma is a plus