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Senior Sourcing Officer
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- Bachelor's degree
- Transportation, logistics, driving
- Manager (team leader)
- Full Time
The Senior Sourcing Officer will be responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for SolarNow Services Uganda, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality. All purchases shall be in accordance with Solar Now standard practices,and all state laws. The incumbent will promote and maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and Solar Now departments.
Find and review potential suppliers of stock items to be bought locally and internationally to ensure quality products from suppliers under good
terms, e.g. Credit. and present your review in a structured report to enable effective decision making.
Procurement Projects: Review opportunities for improving Procurement, such as changing local supplier or moving to bulk purchase of an item
Forecasting: Review and understand past and future stock movements at SolarNow, through which you work on accurate forecasting of order requirements for products sourced internationally.
Payment Planning: You review order requirements to enable accurate cash requirement planning across months, you further ensure that cash requirement is within constraints given by finance
Overview: Track all orders made against key requirements set in the order overview to enable accurate tracking of orders and supplier management. You identify key trends in the data tracked and share ideas with your manager for improvements.
Order Placement: Get quotations from suppliers for orders, based on the forecast, and ensure accurate paperwork to place orders within a risk free Procurement environment.
Order Production, Inspection and Shipping: You work with the supplier and chosen shipping agents to ensure no delays and correct paperwork during the order process.
Review of shipping in a structured report to enable effective decision making. Use the information from shipping reports to actively identify alternative
Management and Coaching.
Reporting: Prepare weekly report on time to enable accurate tracking of your work and the Procurement team
Quality Assurance: Review work done by Junior Officers to ensure it meets
Performance Monitoring: Track and review the performance of Junior Officers to ensure optimal team performance
Mentoring and Coaching: Support the development of Junior Officers through close mentorship and training.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedJob start date
: Tuesday, April 3, 2018Contract type
: TemporaryJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: UgandaArea of work
: Transportation, logistics, drivingSeniority
: Manager (team leader)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired skills
: Order processing; Reporting; Order handling; Supplier evaluation and management; Mentoring and coaching; Stock and inventory management; ForecastingRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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