South Africa

Supply Chain Manager, Origination

Company Bunge Loders Croklaan
Reference # SCM_0021120
Published 05/11/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana
As part of our growth strategy, this position is designed to organize and manage our Shea procurement, tolling and logistics in West Africa under the supervision of the Supply Chain Manager WA with active participation in achieving our business goals. The position will play an active role in developing our footprint in the region whilst optimizing the current relationships with Shea suppliers and Shea partners with a deep connection to our sustainability program dubbed " Where Life Grows"

Job Functions Supply Chain
Industries Manufacturing
•Participate to Shea procurement including assessment of Shea crop forecast, negotiation of purchase contracts and contract execution monitoring
•Manage industrial scale tolling-operations for his area
•Benchmark, plan and execute logistics activities in the region (warehousing, transport by road and sea)
•Implement, monitor and improve quality and food safety standards as agreed with local (tolling) partners
•Responsible of maintaining accurate and timely stocks reporting
•Engage with partners to implement BLC sustainability strategy
•Monitor and report the dynamics in the Shea landscape
•Observe and propose new supply chain improvements
•Manage his team with strong leadership and develop a team culture of performance and accountability
•Bachelor degree in supply chain or procurement or food technology
•Experience with agro commodities and/or food processing is a must
•Open to frequent traveling in the region
•Good knowledge of technical processes and quality and food safety principles
•Understands the commercial value of the supply chain
•Able to work independently, but also strong team-working abilities
•Ability to communicate with specialists and senior management
•A passion for Africa
•Highly communicative, convincing and influential
•Hands-on mentality and a self-starter
•Entrepreneurial and pragmatic
•Energetic and enthusiastic
•Proficient language skills in English and French (verbal and written)
Job Closing Date 23/11/2020
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