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Published: Jan 6, 2022 (11 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

3 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Description

Our Client, an edible oil processing company based in Athi River is looking for Head of Internal Sourcing. Reporting to the General Manager, he/she will be responsible for handling all the company’s end to end sourcing operations, coordinating and working closely with the field officers to ensure a seamless field activity.

Requirements
  • BSc. Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or Business Administrationn.
  • A proven three (3)+ years’ experience in a similar position i.e sourcing of fruits and other raw materials directly from farmers
  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager is desired
  • Must be computer literate
  • Should be Familiar with modern warehousing practices
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Solid judgment along with strong decision-making skills
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationship
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate departmental goals;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
  • Must have ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;
  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication
Responsibilities
Job Description

Our Client, an edible oil processing company based in Athi River is looking for Head of Internal Sourcing. Reporting to the General Manager, he/she will be responsible for handling all the company’s end to end sourcing operations, coordinating and working closely with the field officers to ensure a seamless field activity.

Requirements
  • BSc. Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or Business Administrationn.
  • A proven three (3)+ years’ experience in a similar position i.e sourcing of fruits and other raw materials directly from farmers
  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager is desired
  • Must be computer literate
  • Should be Familiar with modern warehousing practices
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Solid judgment along with strong decision-making skills
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationship
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate departmental goals;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
  • Must have ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;
  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication
Responsibilities
  • Lead in sourcing of Raw materials for the company
  • Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring the same to determine trends and areas of improvement.
  • Effect the traceability system which is robust and functioning and keep and maintain records .
  • Work closely with field officers to Train farmers on GAPs
  • Zone Macadamia/ avocado and other raw materials producing arrears within their assigned regions
  • Establish favorable relationships with Farmers and agents
  • Gather Intelligence regarding raw materials supply
  • Report on intelligence to the company for appropriate action
  • Ensure the company retains a competitive advantage vis a vis other company
  • Ensure the established targets are met
  • Ensure raw materials are transported in the correct specified storage
  • Implementation of industry standards, statutory and legal requirements and changes.
  • Give feedback on the situation on the ground.
  • Generate and implement efficient internal sourcing and category management strategies
  • Analyse and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure.
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency

Key Result Areas:

  • Submission of accurate, timely, and relevant reports
  • Continuous process improvement of services through efficient working
  • Enforcement of relevant guidelines, rules, and regulations
  • Customer satisfaction for the consumers of the services offered by the department
  • Efficient execution of work processes as assigned


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