Head Supply Chain Job Opportunity – Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL)

Job Title:          Head Supply Chain
Organization: Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL)
Duty Station:   Uganda        
Reports to:       Managing Director
Supervises:       Warehouse Manager, Regional Logistics Manager, Technical Services
Specialist
About US:
Beyond Logistics Ltd (BLL) is a Ugandan
organization providing 3rd & 4th Party Logistics services, health
commodities and medical devices to organizations that are futuristic

Job Summary: The Head
Supply Chain will manage the execution of product and service offerings to our clients
with key focus on adding value, optimizing quality, time and cost. S/He will
align performance to BLL and client’s strategy and policies.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Support
the Company to develop and implement the supply chain business strategy, in
order to provide quality and timely service to all clients.
·        
Manage
the Supply Chain department to foster operational excellence, collaboration and
continuous improvement in line with BLL’s policies standard operating
procedures and established performance management systems.
·        
Design
and implement an efficient and effective Quality Assurance system to ensure
teams can routinely achieve the desired quality, customer experience, and
business result. This includes development and implementation of Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs) that support good distribution practices.
·        
Manage
the implementation and evaluation of key supply chain projects. Identify,
eliminate and / or manage risks, their escalation processes, and corrective
action through a portfolio management system within projects in your
department.
·        
Lead
the continuous improvement processes. Provide process expertise to identify
improvement opportunities, risks, critical paths and impact of process change
in order to drive innovation, finding solutions and optimizing business
opportunities. Share complex results in a format that is easily understandable
for partners / end users. Ensure timely implementation within the supply chain
coordination with other teams.
·        
Apply
a structured methodology to lead change management activities across supply
chain operations at BLL.
·        
Provide
regular progress and status reports to internal and external customers.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:



·        
The
ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Procurement, Supply
Chain Management, or a relevant field.
·        
A
Postgraduate qualification in a related field is an added advantage.
·        
 Seven (7) years diversified and progressive
work experience in procurement, order fulfillment, logistics, and/or supply
chain systems in very busy environments.
·        
Training
or Experience in the Health/Pharmaceuticals sector is an added advantage.
·        
Experience
with large-scale organizational change efforts and continuous improvement
efforts.
·        
Ability
to manage multiple priorities within deadline and prioritize effectively, while
delivering high quality work.
·        
Solution
oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy,
efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.
·        
Deep
knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Technologies and the critical cost
and efficiency drivers of supply chain operations.
·        
Makes
decisions that are ‘fact’ based, using well developed quantitative and
analytical skills.
·        
Strong
project management ability, Prior experience in managing multiple complex cross
functional projects simultaneously and in aligning resources with relevant
projects.
·        
Excellent
written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of
client service.
·        
Ability
to simplify complex processes and present ideas in a clear and concise manner.
·        
Highly
skilled in Microsoft Office suite applications.
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates
write your cover letter by email. Include the Position you are applying for in
the subject / header of the mail. DO NOT attach a separate cover letter; your
cover letter should be in the body of the email.
Only ONE ATTACHMENT no greater than 2MB
file size is allowed. The attachment should contain your CV and any other
supporting documents. Submit the application email and attachment to
hr@beyondlogisticsug.com
Applications outside the above procedure
may be disqualified.
Deadline: 13th November 2019
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