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Director, QxH Inbound Freight

Apply Job ID R52106 Date posted 04/09/2021

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Job Description Details

The Opportunity

Qurate Retail Group (QRG) is seeking a Director, QxH Inbound Supply Chain and Product Central who will lead the QxH Inbound Supply Chain function providing complete end to end inbound solutions to meet the needs of the Merchandising and Commerce function, fulfillment network and vendor base.

Your Impact

  • Responsible for providing the QXH business with high quality inbound freight & transportation industry expertise, utilizing deep insight, knowledge and experience to set the QXH Inbound Freight strategy to develop a flexible inbound network that can pivot between priorities including speed v cost to meet QXH current and future demands.

  • Responsible for strategically designing and implementing industry leading, highly complex and bespoke global transportation networks / solutions with a high focus on improving speed to market and regionalization of the fulfilment network at optimal CPU’s.

  • To select and lead the contract negotiations with multiple ( 19 ) third party partners with an annual spend of circa $100mm ( contracts renewed half yearly, yearly and bi-annually).

  • To be continually agile and on a weekly / monthly basis take advantage of the Freight market fluctuations in capacity and costs by allocating QXH inbound freight volume between multiple partners to take advantage of current best possible services at the lowest overall cost.

  • To proactively manage the performance of all third party partners.

  • To lead the QXH Inbound Freight / Transport team, the Reverse Logistics outbound shipping team (RTV) and the QXH Inbound Transport teams ( for each FC) ensuring a smooth flow of product to support the FC network operations and minimizing Assessorial costs.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Supply Chain

  • Educated to a degree level in professional qualification for MCIPS (Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) or similiar

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About QVC, Inc

QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

EEO

As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.

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