Supply chain manager

Job title: Supply chain manager

Location: Lagos

Salary: Negotiable


Our client, an efficiently growing energy utility company wants to engage an highly skilled Supply Chain Manager with notable industry experience to perform the following duties;


  • Forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials and products.
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities.
  • Monitor external affairs or events affecting supply chain and business operations.
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost , quality and warranty claim.
  • Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.
  • Negotiate contracts, prices and terms including Letter of Credits, Bill For Collection with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Build and/or improve credit terms with vendors and/or or export credit agencies.
  • Proven track record of providing financial leadership and aligning business and finance strategy to deliver profitable growth.
  • Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Develop and constantly update approved vendor list (AVL) assessing performance and ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving
  • Participate in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow.
  • Implement transportation changes to reduce environmental impact.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
  • Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers.
  • Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows.
  • Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
  • Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
  • Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products.
  • Appraise vendor manufacturing and warranty fulfillment ability through on-site visits and measurements.
  • Diagram supply chain models to help facilitate discussions with customers



  • 5yr+ experience as Supply Chain Manager of an hardware or logistic company with local and international supply chain partnership.
  • Work experience with multinational firm(s).
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage with relevant professional certifications
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