Supply Chain Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Supply Chain Manager

Our client a group of companies is urgently seeking to fill the above role in Nairobi.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Set up and maintain a reliable and comprehensive supplier base as required for company projects
  • Managing all procurement and supply chain activities.
  • responsible for purchasing of materials, services and sub contracts, vendor maintenance, stores, stock and inventory control,
  • Carrying out regular audits, parts and material issue, maintain and control of company assets, waste management, budgeting and supervision of staff within the department.
  • Ensure preparation of comprehensive procurement plan for the organization.
  • Ensure that goods procured are of good quality, right price and thereto the procurement procedures and standards of the organization.
  • Establishing an efficient supply base through acceptable tendering and prequalification process for all the goods and services of the organization.
  • Maintaining a complete and updated database and to manage identification, negotiation and selection of vendors/suppliers.
  • Managing  all supply chain processes including the planning of procurement, production, warehouse management, inventory control, logistics and distribution to ensure accurate and appropriate inventories
  • Negotiating all vendor contracts of the company.
  • Training  developing, mentoring and assisting  subordinates in all of the departments that fall within the supply chain process to ensure effective function of all the component, including the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the entire supply chain
  • Leading the supply chain team in the coordination of the procurement, warehousing and distribution operations materials.
  • Be updated on the new products and suppliers in the market and leverage their utilization for organisational benefit.
Skills and Attributes
  • Bachelor/Diploma in Procurement/purchasing and Supply Chain.
  • 4 years proven experience in a similar post.
  • Knowledge of RFP and relevant software like SAP-SRM will be an added advantage
  • Planning and time management.
  • Suppliers/vendors relationship management.
  • Cost reduction strategies.
  • Team building.
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