FMCG Company Supply Chain Manager (East Africa) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

May 29, 2017

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
 
Job Code: SCM/BD/170525
 
Number of Positions Open: 1
 
Reports To: General Manager CEWA
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a FMCG company looking for a Supply Chain Manager.

 
Job Summary: Lead the Planning, Customer Service & Logistics DC Supply Chain function in Kenya responsible for the markets in East Africa to ensure execution of related operational processes to deliver the relevant KPIs of the Business Unit, lead the corresponding team, continuously improve the underlying processes, and build and establish collaboration and exchange with all related functions within the company as well as external business partners.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensure execution of operational processes regard Planning (such as S&OP, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Value Added Services and Master Data Management), Customer Service (such as Order Management and handling of pricing claims) and Logistics (such as Warehousing, In- and Outbound Transport and Reverse Logistics).
  • Deliver the KPI targets of the Consumer Unit (CU) East Africa reg. Planning, Customer Service & Logistics, i.e. Service Level, Days Inventory Held, Forecast Accuracy, Direct Cost of Selling, General Expenses Supply Chain, Scrapping & Write Downs and TPSC savings as well as PIs such as Forecast Bias, Share Of Good Stock, Master Data Accuracy, Inventory Accuracy, Orders processed on time, etc.. Support delivering all other KPIs of Supply Chain as well as the overall CU.
  • Lead a team of seven employees. Continuously improve the team's employee engagement measured by yearly engagement survey Teamvoice.
  • Continuously improve all Planning, Customer Service and Logistics related processes of the CU implementing best practices shared by the functional supporters.
  • Actively drive collaboration with other CU functions as well as functional supporters and actively promote DC Supply Chain and its (K)PIs in other functions.
  • Drive collaboration with customers on Supply Chain topics to improve OTIF Service Levels and generate efficiencies and savings.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • University or similar degree – ideally in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related
  • Min. 8 years of work experience in a corporate environment – ideally in FMCG, ideally in Supply Chain, Planning, Customer Service or Logistics related functions
  • Well experienced in leading others
  • Passion for Supply Chain with profound understanding of S&OP, Customer Service or Logistics related processes, principles and standards
  • A “can do” attitude. High degree of motivation, initiative, thinking ahead and driving results
  • Good ability to communicate with a wide range of personalities
  • Analytical mind with high level of attention to detail, accuracy and ability to prioritize
  • Proficient in SAP ERP – ideally MM, SD & LES – and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
How to Apply:
 
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Supply Chain Manager

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.




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