|Company||Uganda Baati Limited|
|Location||Kampala, Central, Uganda|
To lead the company supply chain strategy and execution, including procurement, demand, production and material requirement planning, inventory and warehouse management, inbound and outbound logistics. The position will examine existing procedures / processes and streamline activities in such a way that customer requirements are met on time in full and at lowest possible cost. The position will also identify process improvement opportunities and implement alternate methods to increase efficiencies, product and process quality, reduce costs and improve overall service. To fulfill a central coordinating role between sales & production departments as well as with suppliers and customers, balancing their different priorities and limitations to reach optimal solutions for the company as a whole.
|Job Functions||E-Learning,Inventory,Logistics,Procurement,Purchasing,Supply Chain|
|Industries||Manufacturing,Procurement & Purchasing|
Attention to detail.
Able to work under pressure.
People and task orientated.
Creative and innovative.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
Stays abreast with new developments and identifies personal developmental gaps.
10. Qualifications: A minimum University qualification of a Bachelors degree in Procurement and Supply Chain with a minimum of five years of work experience in supply chain management/logistics within a manufacturing/commercial environment. Demonstrate knowledge on use of SAP HANA (ERP) system. Demonstrate working relationship with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) including knowledge of AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) procedures. Ability to establish and maintain good customer relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
1. Responsibility for Internal and External relations
Coordinating with sales and production departments on demand, production, material requirement and customer order fulfilment plans
Coordinating with finance department on budgets, letters of credit, supplier payment
Coordinating all procurement activities for all departments
Coordinating strategic material procurement with the Group Procurement Head
Coordinating product deliveries to as well as inventory levels of Service Centres
Vendor selection, evaluation and relation management
Coordination and follow up with vendors on procurement quotations and orders
Coordinating with external customers on the fulfilment of their orders
Coordinating with customs officials on issue relating to import duties and the bonded warehouse
Implement, evaluate and maintain/improve effective (demand, roll forming, material requirement, dispatch and in/outbound transportation) planning processes and systems through continuous evaluation and improvement
Participate in Sales and Operations Planning meetings with Coated Steel BU’s, finding optimal solutions to potentially conflicting priorities of Sales and Production departments and keeping all stakeholders informed on progress against agreed plans
Support the introduction of New Products from successful launch until product retirement
Select, evaluate and maintain relations with vendors through periodic performance reviews
Negotiate terms of contracts and deliveries that are favourable for the company and comply with local laws and regulations
Ensure that company procurement procedures are fully and transparently followed at all times
Coordinate procurement activities with Group Procurement Head and other SCM’s in order to generate maximum synergy for the company
Coordinate with finance department prior to Supplier commitment on letters of credit as well Supplier payment
Secure material availability in accordance with the Material Requirements Plan
Study market trends on pricing, alternative sources of materials, shipping practices and other patterns in the industry directly affecting procurement and advise the management accordingly
Liaise with the Shipping Companies, transporters and other parties involved for smooth clearance of goods
Develop and maintain effective relations with local customs authorities, ensuring that Import Duties and Taxes are paid
Ensure (if applicable) all the Bonds given to the government in respect of purchased materials are properly accounted for and cancelled after their utilization
4. Warehousing (Raw material, spares, consumables, scrap and finished goods)
Manage inventory of all SKU’s across the BU (raw materials, work in process, finished goods, traded items, spare parts and consumables in the factory as well as in the service centres) and establish controls to ensure the BU is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk
Receiving inventory accurately and in a timely manner, verifying product quality, using appropriate technology, and maintaining necessary records
Maintaining the quality of inventory by using proper storage and handling equipment and procedures and first-in-first-out procedures
Ensuring that customs regulations are met in the bonded store
Ensuring the completion of accurate and timely inventory counts as well as root cause analysis and reporting on any stock differences
Liaise with vendors and transportation companies regarding inbound shipments and expedite where required in order to prevent delays and extra charges/demurrage
Liaise with internal/external customers on loading and delivery of orders following the dispatch plan, including proper documentation for export shipments
Liaise with internal/external customers to Load and dispatch customer orders following the dispatch plan, in order to achieve maximum On Time In Full deliveries
6. Supply Chain Administration
Adhere to Company standards and policies in addition to all regulatory requirements
Support and implement Company initiatives to achieve performance, quality and safety metrics
Contribute to periodic departmental and company planning and budgeting cycles including the annual Business Plan Process (BPP)
Pro-actively monitor departmental operational and financial performance and develop personal and departmental action plans to achieve targets set for the department
Actively support the BU management team in implementing BU- and company-wide policies/procedures and action plans
Collaborate with Group procurement head and Supply Chain managers of other Safal group companies on sharing best practices and improving performance
Ensure the safeguard and security of Company assets
Ensure that adequate insurance policy cover is arranged by the company for goods in transit and in stores
7. Budgetary responsibility:
Responsible for the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Supply chain Budget as well as submitting inputs for the annual Business Plan Process (BPP)
Making sure that Office assets & equipment are efficiently used.
Making sure inventory losses (damages, theft) are kept within set limits
8. Managerial /Supervisory responsibilities
Responsible for the Supervision of direct reports and subordinates.
Manage, motivate, train, develop and appraise Logistics team to meet total customer service and logistics objectives.
Select, evaluate and develop department employees, following general HR policies
Evaluate the training needs of all staff reporting to the position and ensure appropriate plans are in place
8. Working conditions:
Working environment requires that the Supply Chain Manager and all his/her Team wear PPEs all the time for safety reasons.
Office bound / on-site / travel/ May be required to travel
|Job Closing Date||07/06/2022|
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