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Supply Chain Manager

Published on 06.04.2021


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Position : Supply Chain Manager

Responsible for directing, coordinating purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy and safety. To also provide logistics support for in-country operations including the supply chain, asset management and liaising with all departments for logistics & directing the movement, storage, or processing of inventory to raise the efficiency of the department and increase their cost-effectiveness.

  • Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
  • Negotiate good prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Develops appropriate supply chain strategy to maximize customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost.
  • Ensures the timely delivery and supply of products at the lowest possible cost:
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Implement new or improved supply chain processes.
  • Monitors and corrects inventory levels at outside warehouses (3PL) and internally to ensure rotation and maximize working capital.
  • Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows.
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Identify opportunities to reuse or recycle materials to minimize consumption of new materials, minimize waste, or to convert wastes to by-products.
  • Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify vulnerabilities and close operational gaps.
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports.
  • Create supply chain management strategies that increase efficiency and speed.
  • Handle communications with external suppliers.
  • Focus on safety, cost management and business growth in all interactions and directives.
  • Handle all importation needs, ordering and timely delivery.
  • To ensure strict adherence of company’s Healthy, Safety & Working environment, and absolute rules at all times.
  • To report and document any incident or accident occurred.
  • Follow safety and hazardous instructions before start of work.
  • Ensure a clean Environment.
  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your       work.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Oversee all jobs linked to supply chain to ensure they are carried out effectively.
    • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
    • Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
    • Train and mentor Supply Chain Management employees.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
  • Create and manage a comprehensive database.
  • Well managed and motivated staff
  • Well implemented policies and procedures
  • Well managed and control on cost
  • Timely reporting on all Supply chain activities
  • Timely submission of reports
  • Prompt and appropriate reporting (Written and Verbal)
  • Strictly Adherence to Supply chain cycle time
  • Timely delivery of goods and services requested by the various department.
  • Excellent care and management of materials delivered.
  • Zero Record of theft of goods in transit.
  • Update of documents, forms, and database.
  • Strict adherence to safety and health procedures at all time.
  • Meeting the KPI specifications.
Required profile for job ad : Supply Chain Manager
  • A Degree or master’s in supply chain management or related field
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Driver License.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar position
  • Experience in inventory/stock/supplies management.
  • Experience with ERP programs
  • Familiarity with safety and procedural best practices in Supply Chain Management
  • Working experience in the Telecommunication or similar industry
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Good Knowledge of country wise sites installations.
  • Knowledge of market and vendors
  • Knowledge of cost control.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suit and other procurement management software.
  • Ability to lead, train and mentor employees on a personal level
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong personal and supervisory time management skills.
  • Good planning and control
  • Critical Thinker
  • Good judgement and decision making skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong negotiation ability.
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Problem solver
  • Persuasive
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Strong numerical abilities
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Customer service Orientation
  • Team player
  • Multi-tasker
  • Reliable
  • Safety Awareness
  • Result driven.
  • Honest and trustworthy.
Job criteria for job ad : Supply Chain Manager
Job category :
Transport, logistics
Industries :
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Maintenance, servicing, after-sales services
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
City : Kampala
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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