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Job Summary

As a Supply Chain Lead, you will be responsible for developing and managing an optimized supply base for auto spare parts that will meet current and future requirements, direct demand planning, supply planning, distribution, and logistics as well as sourcing/ purchasing activities and initiatives.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Establish relationships with suppliers of original spare parts for passenger vehicles, kekes, light, and heavy-duty trucks
  • Work with sellers to achieve great pricing to attract more buyers on the marketplace
  • Lead the development and execution of world-class supply chain operations ranging from procurement, pricing, staging area operation, and last mile logistics and fleet management operations
  • Collaborate with operations, business development, and sales to provide leadership and strategic direction as it relates to supplier selection, qualification, negotiations contracting commercialization, and life cycle management in line with global Garage strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Develop accurate and data-based supply/demand forecasting, to enable capacity planning, inventory target setting, and performance reporting.
  • Monitor key trends, market factors, cost drivers, and strategic importance of targeted products in order to implement appropriate Supply Chain strategies.
  • Manage relevant Supply Chain KPIs including backorders, out-of-stock (OOS), potential stocks (POOS), inventory, reject levels, returns, take rates, sourcing, and delivering times.
  • Identify and evaluate operational risks such as supply, quality (including part authenticity), safety, environment, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop staging area strategy for garage and lead sourcing and procurement of staging area space
  • Validate the services and activities related to warehouse operations and distribution both long haul and last mile.
  • Complete other duties as requested by leadership.


Requirements:

Basic qualification

  • 7+ years of supply chain experience at a growth stage startup in Africa or a large after-sales auto parts supplier serving the African market
  • Experience negotiating distribution partnerships and pricing with local and global distributors and manufacturers
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations or Supply Chain Management
  • Well-networked within the auto parts distribution industry in Nigeria and Africa
  • Experience with imports/exports of auto parts
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to influence stakeholders at all different levels.
  • Must have an executive presence
  • Experience in SAP/ ERP/ESp/APO/ECC systems
  • Street smart and resourceful
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communicator (verbal, text, email)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in supply chain management
  • 10+ years experience working in the supply chain with increasing levels of responsibilities and leadership.


Location: This role requires you to be based in Lagos with the ability to commute in and around the mainland. Candidates should also be comfortable working on the field


Remuneration: We provide very competitive compensation for the best candidates and also offer generous performance-based incentives for the highest performers

Other Benefits:

  • Generous Bonus
  • Transportation allowance
  • Data stipend
  • Clothing allowance for Garage based uniform
  • Phone
  • Team dinners
  • Pension fund contribution
  • Others



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