Logistics Manager.- People Performance Group

People Performance Group

Our client a Logistics and Facilities management company is looking to hire a Logistics Manager.

Job title: 
Logistics Manager
Closing date: 
December 1, 2017 - 5pm

Job Description
· To ensure continuous sourcing and supply chain support in coordination with local operations team to generate category sales growth and development in line with the company vision and target.
· Identifying the right supplier and managing purchase contracts with the suppliers with regards to price, quality, sourcing and supply.
· Negotiating on Assortment Planning with Operations team
· Source from international markets to assemble new and seasonal collection of products for timely trade marketing execution
· Feasibility studies on new product ranges, including shipping and supply chain planning
· Works with Operational Team Leaders to develop scenarios to change the phasing of demand to address supply gaps
· Managing the entire logistics from Port to Store in an efficiently managing due parameters
· Coordinate on Market Survey and analysis
· Sales analysis at Category levels for the stores
· Authorization of purchase order and follow up the timely supply
· Close monitoring of fast moving products and bulk buying
· Promotion planning and alignment towards sourcing and logistics
· Inventory con rol planning in terms of cost and efficiently manage holding costs
· Negotiate discounts and rebates, payment terms, other operating income.
· Analyze forecast accuracy and bias and identify improve these KPI’s and implement process enhancement
· To build relationships internally and externally for meeting group targets
· Managing the product database in its rightful manner
· Collaborate and align to System Process management and system control
· Effective communication and engagement with the on ground team on operational issues

Key Requirements
-Bachelor Degree, ideally in Business Administration
-5+ years of experience in Supermarket Industry is a must
-English/French languages

Contact/How to apply: 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
Email: application@ppg.co.ug
Address: Plot 8 Kitante Close P.O. Box 12405 Kampala.
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