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Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

Our Client is seeking to engage a dynamic Group Head of Procurement who will have the vision and leadership ability to take the procurement role into a new and exciting phase of its development as part of the senior management team.

Span of Control:
 Assistant Head of Procurement, Store Keeper, Distribution Clerks and Admin Assistant 

Reporting Line: Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO)

The primary role is coordinating the procurement and supply chain support activities at the organization level, for all its subsidiaries and adding value to the activities at the country level to ensure that products & services are procured and supplied in a timely and very cost effective manner with least inventory.
  • To support in coordination in the procurement & supply chain management function of all Organizations subsidiaries so that there is significant savings in the direct material cost.
  • To put a procurement directive in place covering the step by step procedure of the procurement process.
  • Responsible for procurement process, method & tools.
  • Manage the external spend of the organization’s group of companies.
  • Leverage the volumes and keep a unified interface towards suppliers
  • Secure full ownership of the material and services in all the subsidiaries including project stations in managing stocks control.
  • To maintain a complete and updated database and to manage identification, negotiation and selection of vendors/suppliers.
  • To manage and follow up the approved vendor portfolio.
  • To work on cost reduction measures
  • To ensure compliance with statutes and also various policy guidelines of the organization.
Operational Links

Internal
  • Group Chief Executive Officer
  • Senior Management Team/Heads of Departments
  • Procurement Department
  • Employees
External
  • Government and regulatory bodies
  • Consultants and Service Providers
  • Suppliers
  • Training institutions
Academic Qualifications
  • A Degree in purchasing & supplies management or a related field from a recognized institution
  • A Master’s degree in procurement & logistics or MBA in strategic management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in supply chain Management
  • A member of a relevant professional body
  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience in a recognized institution and 3 years in a similar position.
  • Should have exposure to multi country procurement activity, international procurement and shipment.
  • Track record of achievements in previous engagements
  • Candidates with experience in the service industry preferred.
Proficiencies
  • Good business acumen
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
If you meet the minimum qualifications, send your application to jobs@hcsafrica.com

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