Based in Lagos, Nigeria, A market leader, offering total roofing, ceiling, walling, cladding, flooring and Integrated Building Solutions.
The only Nigerian building manufacturing company that offers full complementary installation and maintenance services. We are on the upswing and we continuously improve our product offerings and building component solution, by leveraging on our leadership position and our continuous Research and Development activities around the world.
JOB PURPOSE Manage and optimise the entire Supply Chain of the Business Unit through : Strategic sourcing of raw materials (local and import) and the monthly benchmarking of pricing with international and local indexes to ensure that we are paying the right amount for these raw materials.
Planning finished product and raw materials needs Purchasing raw materials, traded goods, energy, works and services Warehousing raw material and finished products Transport of raw material and deliveries to customers To optimise the cost to serve customers and satisfy all customers in accordance with our service policy.
Manage the distribution network of the Business Unit through the optimisation of the regions to satisfy customers in accordance with sales orders and policies.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. CENTRAL PLANNING Constantly look to optimise all facets of the supply chain to add value to our customers whilst minimising the cost to serve.
Based on order books, forecast and projects plan in accordance production and purchasing to satisfy the demand on time and in full.
Manage the Supply Chain matters at Sales and Operations meetings. Direct or coordinate production, warehousing, distribution, stock on hand , and forecasting activities to limit costs and improve accuracy , customer service and safety compliance.
2. WAREHOUSING Direct the movement, storage and processing of inventory. Determine a sustainable vision and relative strategic overview for the efficient, cost-
effective management of inventory levels and movement. Ensure such strategies are applied and complied with at all sites (plants, branches) throughout the B.
U. 3. TRANSPORT Coordinate and manage the transport activities of the BU in accordance with Company policies (Safety, transport, service to customers, etc) to guarantee on time and in full deliveries to customers, and warehouses at an optimum cost.
Manage contractors and suppliers for all transport activities within the BU. Optimize the route to customers and warehouses to minimize the cost to serve.
4. PURCHASING Enforce and regulate transactional processes in accordance with both Purchasing & Supplier policies to ensure ethical principles are adhered to Conduct formalised tender and procurement processes.
Supplier contract management and relationship building Manage the Purchasing Department to achieve the target organisation in developing talent, strategies, procedures and policies to maximise achievement of sourcing cost savings, technical performance objectives and procurement operational efficiency across the Business Unit.
5. CUSTOMER SERVICE Service centre responsibilities relate to execution of orders, delivery thereof (follow up) , customer satisfaction and feedback to the sales and supply chain teams Providing internal and external customers with real time status of deliveries 6.
DISTRIBUTION NETWORK Optimise the distribution network nationally across distribution centres to consistently reduce the cost of the network and grow the service to customers.
7. RELATIONS WITH OTHER FUNCTIONS Work in close relationship with : Sales to coordinate actions in the distribution network, anticipate customer needs and projects, ensure customer satisfaction, optimize stock, transport and customer deliveries Production operation to plan properly production, raw material purchase and deliveries, to anticipate any impact of production shutdown Safety BU organization to coordinate and manage Safety in the Supply Chain organization Finance for the follow-
up of each Supply Chain department budget and to track the performance of the Supply Chain and distribution network, to optimize free cash flow and cost of inventories.
Information system to optimize stock, planning, purchasing and ordering process HR for implementation of the HR policies and to deal with HR people management Transporters and Suppliers Others Country Supply Chain business units to benchmark and improve 8.
ORGANISATION AND PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT Manage the Supply Chain and Distribution network Departments to achieve the target organization Optimise resources (headcount, working processes, resource allocation) to ensure efficiency across the Business Unit EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Bachelors Degree in SCM or similar preferred 5 -
10 Years Supply Chain Management experience Experience within Africa is a requirement Good communication skills (written & verbal) Excellent interpersonal skills Computer Literacy (SAP, MS Office, Advanced Excel )