Supply Chain Specialist (Quasi-Government) Job at Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Supply Chain Specialist (Quasi-Government)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Chain Manager ]

Jobs at:

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy

Deadline of this Job:
31 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 20, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Purpose:
The Supply Chain Specialist will be expected to drive the customer service, innovation planning, quality, savings and simplification agenda in the organisation.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:
• Drive improvement opportunities via cost-technology-product-material benefits
• Drive Gross Margin improvement program
• Lead key strategic regional Supply Chain End to End projects.
• Dynamically manage capital information, allocation and Utopia process
• Drive site manufacturing strategies for improvement
• Support the growth agenda by having responsive & optimal supply networks
• Enable tight dynamic capital deployment and Utopia thresholds
• Enable regional SC studies and partner with S&O
• Build skills in Africa immediate and extended teams on financial decision-making
• Build RVS to optimal body
• Enable accurate information gathering, analysis and present to support decision-making
• Lead network studies for increased service, reduced cost and working capital
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of network trends and developments in areas of interest to the organisation by reading relevant academic research, learned publications and suppliers’ information

Required Attributes
• Excellent understanding of an integrated supply chain network.
• Excellent understanding of financial drivers
• Strong Customer Service orientation
• Strong interpersonal skills and team commitment
• Excellent team-working and networking skills
• Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organisation
• Excellent understanding of technical areas
• Managing and delivering service through strategic partners

Qualifications & Experience
• Degree in Supply Chain Management, Commerce or Engineering
• Must have over 8 years’ experience in Public Procurement at management level
• Deep understanding of Africa cross border sourcing and trade-agreement opportunities
• Demonstrated commercial acumen
• Must possess a cross-functional business process knowledge
• Demonstrated track record of working on complex problem solving, tight deadlines with quick turnaround times.
• Must be a member of a relevant professional body (CIPS/ ZIPS)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to: [email protected]  and copy in [email protected]
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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