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Senior Director (f/m/d) Supply Chain Operations - Music Industry


Founded in 2008, BMG has become the fourth-largest music publisher worldwide. Our success and competitive edge are rooted in our founding values of fairness, transparency, and service. Our mission is clear: to empower artists and songwriters to maximize the potential of their songs and recordings in the digital era.


Join our dynamic Supply Chain team in Berlin as a Senior Director (f/m/d) Supply Chain Operations and embark on an exhilarating journey in the world of music. In this role, you will lead BMG's Supply Chain Operations for the Continental European (CE) business. The right candidate will be a highly motivated and forward-thinking leader with a proven track record of overseeing Production & Supply Chain teams within the music industry.


Your Tasks

  • Ensure the on-time delivery of all digital, video and physical new releases to distribution
  • Manage demanding needs of repertoire owners with the required lead times to ensure successful releases
  • Supervise product standards and lead-times to balance the needs of the repertoire owner with the needs of production, manufacturing, and distribution
  • Oversee physical manufacturing, relationship management and lead times with suppliers 
  • Manage the overall new release process for the CE Catalogue and Frontline recorded music business
  • Implement and manage processes and workflows within the Supply Chain group to ensure efficient project tracking 
  • Manage milestone due dates associated to digital and physical product set up and distribution to market
  • Implement and track KPI across all functional areas of the Supply Chain


Your Skillset

  • Significant experience in production or Supply Chain in the music industry, preferably at a record label
  • Previous experience in managing and developing employees to enable them to meet their full potential
  • Proven track record of growing teams and processes to support business growth
  • Deep understanding of all relevant digital platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of print and packaging design 
  • Fluent in English, German skills are a plus


Your Mindset

  • Strong organizational, administrative, and analytical skills
  • Confident communication and interpersonal skills across all hierarchical levels


What We Offer

  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin and flexible options for remote work
  • Numerous benefits such as a free BVG job ticket, a reduced-price membership for Urban Sports, discounts for Bertelsmann employees, among others
  • Ongoing training opportunities on our internal platforms BMG Campus and Bertelsmann University 
  • Long-term career opportunities for all employees 
  • A collaborative work environment with an open, appreciative community of people who all share the same passion for working with artists and songwriters
  • Our unique corporate culture based on strong values and mutual support that make us a great team


This Is Us
As the great Kurt Cobain once said, "Come as you are." BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees. We value diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness, and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive. If you're good at what you do, come as you are! Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, we welcome you to join our team.
All applicants to BMG are treated equally - regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion or belief.
(BMG is publishing Kurt Cobain's catalog, including the 1992 single 'Come As You Are.')


Unternehmen: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT GmbH - Corporate 

Land: Germany

Region: Berlin

Stadt: Berlin

Postleitzahl: 10117

Job ID: 267293

Date:  5 Jun 2024

Berlin, BE, DE, 10117

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Logistics, Supply, Relationship Manager, Operations, Bilingual, Customer Service

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