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Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

Kisii Bottlers Limited, a leading beverage bottling franchise of The Coca Cola Company is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate for the vacancy mentioned below:
Supply Chain Manager
The job holder will report directly to the Managing Director. 

He/She will be responsible for effective and efficient delivery of products to the Company’s customers and manage the Company’s warehouse, Company fleet, procurement and stores functions of the Company.

Key Accountability / Result Areas
The Supply Chain Manager’s principal accountability will be:-
  • Formulate, execute and review corporate strategies, policies, plans and budgets in line with functional responsibilities of the Supply Chain Department.
  • Supervise and manage the functions of distribution, warehousing, procurement, stores, and garage.
  • Manage the department’s staff, including responsibility for scheduling work, performance management, setting up of Key Performance Indicators,(KPIs), discipline and authorization of overtime.
  • Ensure customer orders are delivered promptly and cost effectively at all times in the Company’s franchise territorry.
  • Provide a full range of stores services in line with management policy on stores and stock management.
  • Manage the overall procurement function which will include the development and implementation of policies and procedures including the development of an elaborate supplier base.
  • Manage the Company fleet through the development of fleet management systems which are strictly adhered with within the organisation
  • Supporting other departments within the company through planning and scheduling the delivery and collection of goods.
  • Optimize utilization of resources available in the department to attain the highest standards of service in regard to product handling in the warehouse, distribution and container handling.
  • Develop, implement and regularly review the internal control systems to guard against stock and container losses in the warehouse and operations yard.
  • Continuously monitor the stock levels to ensure optimum stock levels are maintained, while ensuring there are no stock outs.
  • Establish, monitor and review procedures for hiring external transporters.
  • Establish a preventive maintenance program to minimize costs and maximise use of company fleet.
Qualification and Competencies
  • Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / Economics or a Business field from a recognised University.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or Procurement is desirable.
  • A relevant Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
  • A high degree of strategic and commercial aptitude as well as excellent communication skills.
  • At least seven years experience in supply chain management in a large busy concern, three of which must be in a senior position.
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong leadership skills and computer literate.
The Promise
Kisii Bottlers Limited depends heavily on the passion, innovation and integrity of our people. We focus on attracting, developing & retaining the best talent. Our work environment nurtures these three values (passion, innovation & integrity).
In addition to a competitive salary and a comprehensive range of benefits commensurate with the requisite, the company can offer a challenging and rewarding career.
If you are innovative, self-starter and results oriented individual, looking for a challenging career and you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter,detailed C.V, together with copies of your relevant academic/professional testimonials and three referees to :-
Human Resource Manager
Kisii Bottlers Limited
P.O. Box 3456-40200
Kisii – Kenya
So as to reach him not later than Friday, 28th September 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Kisii Bottlers Limited is an equal opportunity employer. 

Any lobbying and / or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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