Manager - Supply Chain Africa
Job no: 499010
Work type: Limited Tenure / Fixed Term
Location: Kinsevere Mine
To be successful in this role you must demonstrate system practices and processes improvements, keep abreast of any changes to local regulations and adapt accordingly, and show effective development of your team.
Having worked in a comparable developing country environment, you’ll bring a wealth of experience in implementing best practice purchasing, supply and logistics initiatives. Fluency in French and/or English is highly desirable.
Promote a safe, innovative culture aligned to MMG values and vision.
Lead and develop the African supply chain team and build business capability.
Act as a point of engagement and functional steward of Supply Chain in Africa, including planning and prioritisation of Supply Chain requirements to meet Africa operation’s needs.
To drive and manage efficient and reliable supply chain solutions within the region.
To continue the development of local businesses for provision of goods and services through a sustainable development program as part of the local supply management plan for region in collaboration with the local Community Relations team.
To meet the targets established within business plans and budgets, looking for progressive and sustainable progress, across areas of external spend and Inventory Management.
Facilitate timely completion of sourcing and contracting in conjunction with Global Sourcing and Contracting team.
Responsible for the Contract Management process in region to drive value from contract management and improvement opportunities
Build and maintain appropriate relationships with key strategic external suppliers and agencies of the Democratic Republic of Congo and other African regions
High Level Supply Chain, Procurement or equivalent skills in analysis and optimisation
High level of ability to collaborate both with functional peers and stakeholders within Africa
High level of ability to plan and prioritise work in a complex organisational environment
High level of influencing skills with both internal and external stakeholders
Competent in the use of SAP or similar ERP system with strong understanding of Procure to Pay and warehouse operations processes
Skilled in building a continuous process improvement culture
Able to work independently and provide expert advice
Competent in the preparation of strategies to define and execute optimisation opportunities for continuous improvement within supply chain .
High level commercial acumen.
Insight into best practice in other organisations/sectors within supply chain
Process management and improvement
Familiarity with MMG’s Business Model and aspiration
Understanding of MMG Procurement Policies, standards and practices
Understanding of MMG Warehouse and Inventory Policies, standards and practices
Ability to collect and use data to form solutions to problems
At least 10 years’ experience in Supply Chain Procurement or Senior Supply Chain Functional Lead roles
Proven delivery of process or business improvement within Supply Chain
Experience in people leadership and operations management
Relevant Degree or Diploma or equivalent
Please note that screening and interviews may take place before the advertisement expiration date.
Advertised: W. Central Africa Standard Time 23 Dec 2021
Applications close: W. Central Africa Standard Time
31 Jan 2022
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