Supply Chain ManagerPosted On: 03 July 2020 Alan & Grant Lagos
The job holder will support the company through the design and implementation of value-driven procurement and inventory strategies, plan, coordinate and oversee supply chain strategy and operations for service efficiency.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan, coordinate and oversee all purchasing activities, manage and develop supplier/vendor relationships and negotiations.
Drive cost reduction and support revenue growth by ensuring appropriately managed supply chain
Work closely with user departments (e.g. facilities management team) in the handling of objections and complaints regarding stocks items and related services
Liaise with other departments/units to ensure accuracy in demand forecasts, and generate supply plans for year-round availability of business-critical stock items (and similar service)
Consistently provide measurements and evaluation of supplier/vendor performance
Keep abreast of relevant economic, industry, supply market, and business conditions
Maintain a “no surprises” supply chain environment
Proffer appropriate solutions for all supply chain operational challenges
Provide timely updates to GLC, for supply assurance
Ensure compliance to formal sourcing, procurement policies and preferred supplier/vendor agreements
Ensure economic order quantity and minimum re-order levels are maintained on all stock items
Provide clear direction and undertake performance monitoring of the Supply Chain Team
Ensure clear documentation of procurement and inventory-related processes, and adherence by the SC team
Manage resources (human, technology and physical), through good practices, communication systems, and performance management techniques
Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities
Monitor inventory turnover, reduce waste and mitigate inventory holding costs.
Ensure competitive pricing from Suppliers/Vendors & Efficiently negotiate orders and contracts
Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, inventory requirements/planning, inventory control and warehousing
Develop and appropriately utilise material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
Periodically review Supply Chain protocols continue to meet the Company operational needs.
The Supply Chain Manager will place his/her full working capabilities at the disposal of the company, and based on work difficulties; the company reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities to the role.
Minimum of a B.Sc in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, or a related field
A professional qualification, such as ACA, ICAN, ACCA, CFA
Minimum of six (6) years previous experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial planning and analysis or other financial activities
Ability to set priorities and manage multiple task functions simultaneously
Ability to work with Sage and Microsoft Navision software.
Critical thinking – Apply logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Planning – Finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Reporting – Automated financial and accounting reporting systems. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
Business management – Strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, operations, and coordination of resources
Problem-solving – Apply methods to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution that solves identified problems
Organizing and planning – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritise, arrange, and accomplish own work and that of others Leadership – Capacity to superintend, guide, plan, organize and manage activities.
Applicant must have ability to do creative writing and compositionsCommunication Sales Leadership Sales Management data; data center; MS Excel; MS Project; WiFi Time Management Decision-Making Interpersonal Skills Staff Management Sales Strategy Stock Management Trade Promotions
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