Supply Chain Development Manager Job in Kenya

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Supply Chain Development Manager Job in Kenya

About Twiga

Twiga Foods Limited is a B2B e-commerce company that builds fair and reliable markets for agricultural producers, food manufacturers, and retailers based on transparency and efficiency. Our mission is to provide affordable access to high-quality food and grocery across African cities. Our ambition is to modernize Africa’s urban informal retail by using technology, to aggregate demand and help create an efficient supply chain that makes food and grocery more affordable.

Supply Chain Development Manager Vacancy

Twiga Foods Limited is looking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the role of Supply Chain Development Manager. The Supply Chain Development Manager is responsible for analyzing and optimizing within and between the various functions in the supply chain. The role will take ownership of related projects and delivers them timely and efficiently. The role holder will work on supply chain development in a systemic manner with foresight and continuous improvement in mind. The role also supports supply chain operations on an as-needed basis.The role holder will ensure that all assigned activities are followed through and closed out with a conclusion, analysis, and plan outcome. The position holder also initiates and trials opportunities for improvement in close collaboration with the respective department(s).


Key Responsibilities

Planning

  • Interpret corporate plans and translates these into supply chain action plans. Controls these plans and expected outcomes.
  • Identifies efficiency opportunities in SCO operations (in collaboration with other departments)
  • Participate in company-driven plans for the enhancement of the organization and drive the SCO agenda to reach the outcomes
  • Support expansion opportunities by driving SCO standards across various markets.

Supply Chain Operational Support

  • Support Supply Chain operations on an ‘as-needed basis
  • Drive continuous improvement and efficiency in Distribution Centre and Logistics operations
  • Develop and collate monthly operations KPIs and find opportunities for enhancement.

Compliance

  • Developing processing plans and optimizing resource allocation within agreed standards.
  • Managing infrastructure and equipment maintenance schedules and activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and conforming to Twiga’s quality, environmental, food, and safety requirements which are instrumental to facilities management.
  • Comply with all organization policies, procedures, and statutory guidelines. Minimize and mitigate risks to the organization and enforce zero-tolerance for non-compliance.
  • Close gaps/lapses identified as an outcome of audits; risks and/or any other compliance review; investigations; or other assessment mechanisms and take corrective/preventive actions within the agreed timelines.

Relevant Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role within the FMCG industry
  • Has an established background in a Fresh Produce / Consumer Goods company in a DC and/or Transport Management role.
  • Experience in 3Party Logistics partners
  • Excellent organization & time management skills.
  • Exceptional numerical skills
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a Distribution Centre and/or transport operations.
  • Familiar with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Ability to review and develop plans based on outcomes
  • Strong leadership and ability to manage a diverse team of staff. Proven experience in driving results through indirect reports.

Twiga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion equal treatment of all applicants. We care deeply about making Twiga a place where everyone can learn, grow, and have an impact. Twiga does not charge its applicants any fees whatsoever and has not authorized any agent to levy any fees on its behalf. If anyone requests you to make any payment with respect to this application, please report the incident to info@twiga.com or to our hotline on +254 (0) 709 258 000.

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