Career Opportunity for Supply Chain Officer in Nairobi Kenya December 2017

Job Vacancy: Supply Chain Officer
Job Location: Nairobi – Kenya
Job Industry: FMCG
Our client, a privately-owned Food distribution company catering to the foodservice channel in Kenya is urgently seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To Ensure the company comply with laws, regulations, and standards in place for shipping and receiving.
  • To Obtain quotes for transportation and making cost comparisons, Negotiate prices and terms with vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • To Prepare, process and/or review purchase requisition/orders as required.
  • To Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, and sales, to keep up to date with product acceptance in market.
  • To Generate and/or review inventory reports
  • To Update sales team on any red flags: slow moving, near expiry, or out of stock products.
  • To Send weekly pipeline to warehouse to prepare themselves before the receipt of any shipment
  • To follow up with suppliers to schedule deliveries, resolve outstanding and overdue delivery of orders, warranty claims and damage and return of materials.
  • To Coordinate and track shipment by pulling and packing of materials and arrange appropriate transportation.
  • To Inform the clearing agent prior to arrival of goods and giving the required information
  • To Issue original documents on time to the clearing agent and adhere to proper documentation
  • To Ensure the company adheres to shipping/receiving and regulatory compliance procedures
  • To Coordinate transport for goods from port to the warehouse and monitoring empty containers drop off.
  • To coordinate with government agencies to have the relevant approvals
  • To ensure all formalities are certified with the government agencies prior to importation
  • To assist in warehousing duties as and when required
  • To keep updating the management monthly on the new regulations, if any
Key Competencies & Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least 6 years proven experience in supply chain management
  • Strong skills on clearing and forwarding
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong Analytical and presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and databases, ERP
  • Ability to be self-motivated with a positive attitude and a solid work ethic
How to Apply
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 27th November 2017.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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