Job Summary

Ensure to procure necessary goods and/or services from the local suppliers in strictly high-level compliance with the accounting policy

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Overview

Title : Supply Chain Leader

Reports to : Operation Manager

Duty station : Jinja

Available number of positions : 1

Deadline of application : 31 January 2021


About us:

WASSHA Africa Uganda Ltd is a fast-growing start-up solar energy company in Uganda offering alternative energy solutions to people who have no or limited access to power. We empower them by offering affordable and clean energy service to enhance their businesses and/or improve their standards of living.

Our company vision is “Unlock Humankind’s Limitation” and aim to change what was “unable” to “able”.

We are part of the WASSHA group with presence in Japan, Tanzania and with expansion prospects to several countries in Africa. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to achieve the vision together.


Responsibilities & Duties: 

  1. Local Procurement

  • Ensure to procure necessary goods and/or services from the local suppliers in strictly high-level compliance with the accounting policy

  • Develop and find the most affordable supplier

  1. Overseas Procurement

  • Ensure to procure necessary goods and/or services from the designated overseas suppliers in strictly high-level compliance with the accounting policy

  • Develop and find the most affordable forwarder and transport insurance company

  • Ensure to achieve the fastest logistics including quotations, transport period, customs clearance and delivery to the warehouse

  1. Inventory Management

  • Ensure to complete monthly inventory

  • Ensure to complete quarterly or annual inventory

  • Ensure to complete inspection of the products on arrival with highest standards

  • Ensure to record any lost or damaged item discovered during the stocktaking on a strictly timely basis

  1. Expansion Support

  • Ensure to prepare for our product to be fully charged in time

  • Ensure to keep always necessary items in local warehouse to cover future expansion

  1. Others

  • Be proactive and responsive in performing any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Management Team


Skills & Qualifications:

<Minimum requirement>

  • 10 year working experience with procurement

  • CIPS qualification is an added advantage

  • Experience handling multi logistical challenges for a busy company and ability to negotiate favorable terms to ensure efficiency

  • Excellent IT skills including, but not limited to, Excel and database and ability to quickly learn new inventory management systems

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English

  • Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure

  • A team player towards the common vision of the company

  • Be honest, disciplined and with integrity

<Advantage>

  • Working experience with overseas procurement

  • Working experience with inventory management in the international FMCG company

  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or equivalent



How to apply:

  • Send CV, Application Letter and academic transcripts, CIPS certificate in PDF to recruitug@tz.wassha.com not later than 31st January 2021 at 18:00 (EAT)

  • Prompt applicants will be contacted first

  • Ensure to indicate the JOB TITLE in the SUBJECT HEAD of the email. 


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