Job vacancy Supply Chain Manager

Radar Recruitment
Selous House, Plot 368 Msasani, Road Oysterbay Office Complex, PO Box 110336, Dar Es Salaam
  +255 22 292 7615

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Full Time
29 June, 2022
Job Title

Supply Chain Manager

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Job summary


Responsible for leading and managing the procurement function and stores. Maintains contact with suppliers and contractors. Make recommendations to Senior Management on cost effective procurement, quality, efficiency and inventory Management. Smart procurement and inventory management have direct and lasting impact to the bottom line


Primary responsibilities

    Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, receiving and disposal of materials.
  • Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as Engineering, IT, Operations, Finance and Human Resources.
  • Direct or coordinate procurement, stores and finance to ensure cost effective practices.
  • Supervise and lead Stores in-Charge and procurement manager and all the team under.
  • Oversees efficient and effective procurement and inventory management.




  • Oversee and maintain high-level management control on procurement and stores to ensure compliance with group & local policies, procedures, and legal requirements.
  • Develop purchasing strategy, identify and execute cost-savings ideas.
  • Collaborate with tender committee and other departments, such as engineering, IT, operations, and HR to identify and qualify new suppliers.
  • To coordinate procurement, stores, distribution, financial forecasting, or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy to meet inventory needs
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost, quality and inventory holding.
  • Develop and implement effective material management process to code and track move of high value materials or materials of high potential loss.
  • Manage material obsolesce process by annual review of slow moving or non-moving materials, identify and seek approval of obsolete material removal, isolate the material pending removal, closely ensure only written-off material is removed from inventory.
  • Evaluate, develop or implement procedures or systems to enhance the availability and visibility of inventory with aim of minimizing inventory holding but ensuring 100% availability of spare parts within agreed time frame.
  • Appraise vendor ability through on-site visits, measurements and quality.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution.
  • Confer with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials.
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, receiving and disposal of obsolete.
  • Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new supplier opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations to tender committee based on cost and technical factors.
  • Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations and laws.



      Degree in procurement, stores or materials management or other equivalent degree.
    • Certified Procurement and Supplies Professional (CPSP)
    • Master’s degree in business administration or other relevant field will be added advantage.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in management of procurement & stores in large organization.
    • Advanced IT skills in Office 365 (MS Office) and procurement & inventory management systems.
    Valid Till
    29 Sep, 2022 (52 days left)

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