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Job Description

The job holder will be responsible for leading execution of projects both in warehouse and procurement functions. 

Responsibilities

Warehouse:

  • Lead and own execution of projects in both warehouse and procurement functions (supply chain). 
  • Maintaining highest standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely
  • Controlling inventory levels by conducting physical counts; and reconciling with data storage system.
  • Develop the relevant project management frameworks within procurement and warehouse teams. 
  • Coach the warehouse and procurement teams to adopt and use these frameworks. 
  • Use project management frameworks to ensure that each purchase request in the organization is executed on time, in full and error free.
  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Maintaining warehousing, and distributing operations by planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of inventories 
  • Implement the right SOPs, establishing and monitoring controls and protocols 
  • By use of ERP and other control measures ensure inventory levels are defined and ensure physical counts; and reconciling with data ERP
  • Maintaining the physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair; renewing permits and requisitions for replacement 
  • Maintaining warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees & overseeing daily operations 
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely. 
  • Planning, managing & growing the company’s supply portfolio while ensuring transparency of spending 
  • Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment

 Sourcing and procuring:

  • Regularly engage farmers and making farm visits to determine the quality, quantity of farm produce to be harvested and timing of delivery and negotiate terms and conditions 
  • Researching, planning and anticipating shifts in the negotiating power of farmers/suppliers & applying risk minimizing techniques 
  • Continuously discover and build partnership with profitable and reliable suppliers
  • Collaborate across all functions and with key stakeholders to strategically develop, implement and optimize sourcing processes, controls and SOPs
  • Develop sourcing budget to profitably achieve short & long-term sourcing growth ambitions
  • Determining and managing the deployment of assets within the sourcing team 

Skills and Qualifications

  • A relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering, supply chain degree is preferred 
  • Proven track record in a high paced environment and managing at least 7 reports. 
  • Proven experience in using analyses to solve problems. 
  • Self & Relationship Management 
  • Resilient, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a similar role within the FMCG or fresh produce industry
  • Confident, rounded thinking and is self-aware and proactively contributes to the team 
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others 
  • Excellent numeracy skills and an understanding of finance
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse
  • Familiar with warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and OKRs

 

Job Details

Level : Senior level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 7 Years
Applications : 10
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 27 Jul 2022

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