Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development/deployment including technology and systems diagnostics across the Supply Chain. This will include preparation & data gathering, execution of the diagnostic, creation & approval of the implementation plan and delivery of targeted results
    • Build capability (knowledge & competency transfer)
    • Coach & mentor implementation leads & resources from the next wave of deployment
    • Direct support through hands-on execution
  • On-going support to ensure sustainability of transformation and delivery of targeted results
    • Execution of Health Checks
    • Escalation of any issues/gaps to appropriate levels in the organization (e.g. Segment/Functional/Regional leaders)
  • Ensure consistent deployment & integrity of the company standards including continuous improvement as the organization learns and improves
    • Collect best practices and benchmarks (internal & external) and partner with content leads
    • Suggest deployment process improvements based on site deployment experience

Role Requirements:


  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree is required. An MBA or another advanced degree is preferred.


  • 10-12 years of related experience in Supply Chain with experience in working in advanced technologies an advantage.
  • Experience in Line Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Organization & People Development is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Strong understanding of financial, operating and business factors relating to Supply Chain is required.
  • Demonstrated ability with Change Management and the ability to develop leaders into Change Agents is required.
  • Strong partnering and understanding of the Supply Chain, relevant product and process knowledge and how Technology and Systems drive Supply Chain Performance is required.
  • Ability to manage and drive a high-performance organization and to develop future supply chain leaders is preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of both Knowledge & Competency Management are preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead & get things done through influence versus line responsibility is required.
  • Ability to support and coach teams and change agents throughout the deployment is required.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane on 021-4320675 or email

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