We seek to recruit an outstanding and result oriented individual to fill the following post in our organisation:
HEAD SUPPLY CHAIN
Responsibility The incumbent will report to the Chief Executive Officer.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Directs the activities of all functions involved in the purchasing,
planning, warehousing, control and distribution of materials or
products. • Oversees the activities of the Procurement Unit. •
Manages inventory and establishes controls to ensure the department's
ERP system is operating at the highest level of performance based on key
performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk • Develops strategies, policies, procedure% and overall team to optimize value of the entire function in creating a world class Procurement Management Unit. • Maintains compliance with all regulatory requirements and ethical standards related to procurement. • Participates in existing and new product planning processes to assure timely acquisition of materials/ products to support product launches. • Leads negotiation efforts for major contracts. • Develops and manages the departmental budget. •
Establishes annual goals and objectives (including stretch targets) in
coordination with corporate objectives, and manages performance to
ensure attainment. • Develops annual procurement plan in line with approved budget and strategy for the year. • Ensures that the department is appropriately staffed with persons and skills at the right level. • Manages staff performance and expedites performance improvement programs/training where deficiencies are noted. • Ensures staff discipline within department.
• A Degree in Procurement or Supply and Logistics. • A Post Graduate Degree such as MBA or equivalent will be an added advantage. • Membership to a relevant and recognized professional body such as the Institute of Procurement and Supplies. • A Qualification in Project Management will be an added advantage. • A minimum of 10 years' relevant work experience, 5 years of which should have been at a Senior Managerial level.
Applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae including current and expected salaries, certified photocopies of Birth Certificate, I.D and Educational qualifications should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org