Supply Chain Manager Job at Millar Cameron| Ajira Mpya April 2020


Supply Chain Manager

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Millar Cameron is an international recruitment consultancy, specialising in placing senior and specialist individuals in emerging markets, particularly sub-Saharan Africa.

One of our key clients, a globally recognised industrial business are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager for their Tanzania business. This role will responsible for driving initiatives from group level across Tanzania and oversee procurement and category performance.

The successful Supply Chain Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing KPIs across the Supply Chain division
  • Working closely with other departments (e.g. HR, sales, finance, industrial) to identify favourable vendors and distribution partners
  • Push cost saving initiatives in line with group and regional strategy
  • Working closely with Category Managers to maintain availability of materials and services
  • Managing negotiations with external providers
  •  Identifying and implementing cost saving efficiencies
  •  Overseeing contractual relationships with external transport providers
  • Reviewing distribution pattern, ensuring cost minimisation
  •  Managing all inbound and outbound traffic, communicating with production and sales teams whilst ensuring there is sufficient transport capacity
  • Managing Health and Safety within procurement
  • Offering technical support and strong leadership to the procurement team
  • Managing the procurement department’s budget

The ideal Supply Chain Manager will have the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years in a similar Procurement/Supply Chain role
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience developing staff
  • Financial experience, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting
  • Excellent tender and contract procurement skills
  • E-Procurement Tools experience
  • Fluent in both English and Kiswahili (verbal and written)
  • Bachelor’s degree educated in Procurement, Logistics or similar with relevant professional qualifications and memberships
  • Strong data analytical skills

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