Supply Chain Manager – People Performance Group


Our client is a
manufacturer of high quality affordable cosmetics products and prides in
serving the whole Great Lakes Region. To enhance the strength of their team,
they are ‘coking to engage three vibrant professionals.
Supply
Chain Manager

Reporting to: the Head of Finance,
the Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for the production scheduling,
packing accessories, stock management, transportation and distribution of
products in Uganda and East Africa.
Specific
Responsibilities:


  • Develop and maintain effective relationships internally and externally with all
    supply chain stakeholders and ensuring supply chain integrity.

  • Designing and implementation of stock forecasting model that gives a reliable
    assessment of likely customer demand and which can drive production scheduling
    and ordering.

  • Continually monitor, evaluate and improve supplier performance including the
    regular use of audit and benchmarking techniques to objectively measure
    suppliers against a range of targets and objectives.

  • Resolve disputes and claims with vendors / suppliers and customer.

  • Negotiate contracts with expectation of long-term partnerships with big
    consumers and suppliers to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency.

  • To manage production scheduling/ordering with our factories to ensure that
    stock levels match customer requirements within the constraints of working
    capital affordability and cash budgets.

  • Manage volume based supply agreements to ensure we exploit financial incentives
    to deliver pre-defined volume targets. To assist in the negotiation of those
    volumes related deals.

  • Monitoring data management to keep accurate product, contract, pricing and
    invoicing information.
Knowledge,
Skills and Experience:


  • A business degree with a bias in supply chain management.

  • 3 years’ experience in the strategic planning and transportation of products.

  • At least 2 years experience in coordinating all of the stages involved in a
    supply chain.

  • Experience in planning of procurement, production, inventory control, logistics
    and distribution.

  • Experience of liaising with forwarders and overseas companies to arrange
    collections

  • Knowledge of managing returns and rejections professionally & promptly with
    suppliers.
How
to apply:

Send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or
e-mail below. Please mark your application with the Position Name of the job
you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB. Closing date is 5 PM on Thursday June 14,2012
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for
interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification.
People Performance Group Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
– Uganda E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
 

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