Supply Chain Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacant Position: Supply Chain Coordinator

Department: Finance / Supply Chain

Reporting To: CFO

Duty Station: Nairobi

Job Purpose: The Supply Chain Coordinator shall be responsible for sourcing planning for all raw materials, actual procurement, receipt and warehousing of supplies and finished goods.

Management Responsibility

  • Steer the Supply Chain KPI delivery and reporting.
  • Ensures internal and external customers’ expectations and requirements are met from end to end for each of the supply chains players.

Description of Duties

  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of the company’s supply chain strategy
  • Assist in the formulation of company’s procurement policy and the procedures to execute the policies.
  • Plan supplies and execute procurement of goods and services within the company.
  • Map the seasonality of raw materials, supplier hubs and develop a timely and sustainable sourcing plan
  • Oversee the stores operations and ensure that the stocks are aligned to both production and sales demands.
  • Provide leadership to all junior staff in the department and coordinate the activities for smooth running and achieving departmental goals. The supply chain coordinator shall: –
  1. Assist Accounts Payable section with payment to creditors as per agreed terms.
  2. Prepare all tender documents, draft specific terms for contracts and develop selection criteria for the same.
  3. Implement all sourcing plan.
  4. Pre-qualify suppliers, register and maintain supplier database.
  5. Develop a supplier performance evaluation process.
  6. Report appropriately to Chief Finance Officer, the CEO, Head of departments and other external users.
  7. Develop KPIs for measuring service delivery for the different Supply Chain areas
  • Participate fully in scheduled quality audits and project assessments of Procurement and Supply Chain functions and with those functions that interface / integrate with the same.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the CEO.


Decision Making: Prepare Procurement report to help the CFO to make working capital decisions.

Supervision: Works independently in routine tasks under the general direction of the CFO

Responsibilities: Take overall lead on managing procurement and stores processes

Job Specification

  • Degree in operations, Procurement and supply chain or a relevant field or Advanced degree in procurement and supply chain or a relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Good negotiation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

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Updated: September 24, 2018 — 9:52 pm