Supply Chain Manager

Job Description


Job Description:

Our client, a leading FMCG/manufacturing concern seeks a Supply Chain Manager to join their team, based in Durban. The successful incumbent will report to the General Manager.
The role of Supply Chain Manager is a critical role in the structure of Marketing, Sales, Distributions (MSD) and Exports.
This role will be expected to translate operational strategy into actions and to lead, support and enable the area team to execute the overall plan and objectives in terms of quality, speed, cost, safety and people.
The incumbent will take overall responsibility in directing and controlling the Exports, Warehouse and Distribution functionality through input and involvement in the determination of strategic objectives and plans to direct the multidisciplinary logistical key performance areas

Developing and aligning policy and procedure frameworks to maintain legislative compliance

Regulate risks and promote the achievement of acceptable standards

Assessing and addressing the scoping and terms of reference for contracts/ tenders based on supply chain management principles

Maintaining oversight and accountability for the operational planning, functional budgeting and control, inventory management, Warehousing, Export, Shipping and, the distribution processes

Overseeing and controlling the shipment plans and procedures, compliance with regulations, client interaction and foreign warehousing operations and standards in relation to export product to various foreign market destinations.
Main Accountabilities:


Exports and Shipping

Customer Service

Contracting & Management of External Service Providers & Partners

Safety, health and environment

People engagement, management and development


A relevant tertiary qualification

5-7 years managerial experience in a Supply Chain role would be advantageous

Must be willing and able to travel to countries as well as Operations in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and SA

A valid drivers license

Strong FMCG experience in Supply Chain capacity

Interested candidates can send their CV

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