Supply Chain Manager Vacancy in Nairobi

Position: Supply Chain Manager

Location: Nairobi

Nature of Job: Full time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies,standards,regulations or laws
  • Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution
  • Diagram supply chain models to help facilitate discussions with customers
  • Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists
  • Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials
  • Appraise vendor manufacturing ability through on-site visits and measurements
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities
  • Implement new or improved supply chain processes
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers
  • Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers
  • Analyze information about supplier performance or procurement program success.
  • Design or implement supply chains that support environmental policies
  • Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows
  • 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

Key Requirements and Skills

  • Degree in purchasing and supplies, logistics or procurement
  • 5 years’ plus experience
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

If qualified send CV stating your experience, skills and qualifications to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: January 12, 2017 — 2:21 pm