FMCG Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya (250K)

Job Title: FMCG Supply Chain Manager
Salary: 180K – 250K
Our client is a grains and pulses processing and packaging company. They seek to recruit a seasoned and results driven individual to fill in the role of a supply chain manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution.
  • Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes.
  • Implement new or improved supply chain processes.
  • Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products.
  • Confer with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products.
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.
  • Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Design, implement, or oversee product take back or reverse logistics programs to ensure products are recycled, reused, or responsibly disposed.
  • Evaluate and select information or other technology solutions to improve tracking and reporting of materials or products distribution, storage, or inventory.
Qualification & Skills
  • A Business Degree with at least 4-5 year’s relevant experience. An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of every factor in the logistic chain (suppliers, transporters, logistic platforms, local authorities) and management of contractual relationships.
  • Ability to analyze and follow purchase and logistic KPI’s (stock rotation, etc.) and its evolution in order to optimize overall costs,
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Experience working with an ERP system
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Respect for deadlines and a sense of responsibility
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (FMCG Supply Chain Manager) to before Friday 15th July 2016. 

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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