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Job Summary

A chief supply chain officer role is currently available at one of the fastest-growing real estate development companies in Abuja. The chief supply chain officer will report to the partner in charge of services, investments and IT. S/he will be responsible for all the processes that have to do with planning, purchasing and converting raw materials.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

The chief supply chain officer has oversight over the  following: 

  • Planning supply lines and production
  • Suggesting process improvements 
  • Removing process bottlenecks
  • Procuring raw materials including Vendor identification, Vendor contracting, Tenders and bidding, purchasing  
  • Supervising logistics such as: Receiving procured materials, Arranging trucking and transportation arrangements, Transporting raw materials from vendors/ procurement department to the sites, Warehousing and storing materials, Monitoring stock levels, Providing information on the replenishment of raw materials etc. 
  • Setting quality control and compliance standards
  • Managing warehousing, inventory management and storage facilities
  • Handling service delivery including Production schedules, The delivery of houses to clients, After sales delivery, Complaints and enquiries  

Are you the right fit for the job? 

We are looking for someone who is an exceptional supply chain professional, who can truly create value and manage the planning, planning purchasing, logistics and warehousing functions of the organisation.  Typically, you would be the right fit for this job if you possess the following: 

Technical Skills 

  • Analysing and planning the entire supply chain process 
  •  Forecasting and preventing supply chain disruptions 
  • Inventory management
  • Record keeping
  • Performance management 
  • procurement management 
  • Contract negotiation 
  • Budgeting and planning
  • The manufacturing and delivery processes
  • Logistical strategy
  • Designing product warehousing and storage strategies 
  • Pricing raw materials 
  • Negotiating discounts 
  • Bulk purchasing 
  •  Distribution and handling 
  • Computer software used to track goods from origin to delivery
  • Cost and quality control 
  • Vendor identification and management
  • Tendering and bidding 
  • Initiating RFPs
  • Operational, risk and reputational management 
  • Service delivery etc  

Behavioural Skills 

  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Change leadership and managerial skills
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced, high-growth entrepreneurial  environment
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • The capacity to work under pressure 

Experience 


  • Previous experience as a supply chain manager in a minimum 10  billion Naira turnover company in a managerial, deputy/assistant  managerial or senior consulting level position 
  • Advanced computer skills 
  • High proficiency in MS Excel or Google Sheets
  • Familiarity with digital collaboration tools 
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed  reports
  • Proven knowledge of supply chain standards, procedures, laws, rules  and regulations
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgement 


IT knowledge 

  • High proficiency in Excel/Google spreadsheets 
  • Extensive knowledge of various digital collaborative tools
  • Knowledge of supply chain management software. 


Culture Fit 

  • The ability to work in a high-growth start-up 
  • Flexibility and innovation
  • Capacity to work with a diverse ethnoreligious team
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Flexible work hours 


Education 


Compulsory:


  • BSC in operations, supply chain management (degrees in any other  social science or humanities subjects are acceptable as long as the  applicant has MSc operations or supply chain management or  MBA) 

The possession of these qualifications will be very beneficial to your  application: 


  • Master’s in operations or supply chain management or an MBA with a  specialisation in supply chain management or operations 
  • Supply chain management and procurement certifications 


Salary 


The salary is attractive with accompanying benefits. 


Languages, location etc 


  • Fluency in English is compulsory
  • Must be willing to live and work full time in Abuja
  • The ideal candidate should not be more than 35 years old 
  • Familiarity with working in Northern Nigeria or Abuja will be  advantageous but not compulsory 
  • Between seven to ten years of experience working in sectors such as  manufacturing, construction, real estate development, oil and gas or  retail

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