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NAFASI ZA KAZI-Save the Children Tanzania, Supply Chain Assistant

TITLE: Supply Chain Assistant (Sourcing)

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:
Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).


ROLE PURPOSE:
The Procurement Assistant is responsible for the sourcing of goods and services within CO and FO based on needs of Save the Children’s programmes, managing requests and relations for a complex portfolio of programmes. The Procurement Officer will also support the SCI Supply Chain Coordinator (sourcing) in supply market research and analysis, running quotations / tenders and setting up Contracts or Framework Agreements for key supplies and services to ensure value for money is achieved through best in sector sourcing strategies and Procurement processes.

SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 with an initial presence in Zanzibar and now extending to the Mainland with multi-sector programming. We are working with the government, local organizations and other international agencies to reduce child malnutrition, improve maternal, newborn and child health services, support and strengthen early childhood development, primary, alternative and inclusive education and educational systems. We strengthen child protection systems for vulnerable children, promote children’s participation and contribution to policy and resource allocation for services which concern them, support, and respond to emergencies

Reports to: Supply Chain Co-ordinator
Staff reporting to this post: None

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Support the delivery of SCI sourcing strategy

  • Under direction of the line manager, undertake supply market research and analysis, run quotations/tenders and set up Contracts, Pre-Qualified Suppliers and/or Framework Agreements where appropriate for key supplies.
  •  Provide Procurement advice and support to field offices.

Sourcing of goods and services

  • Manage Sourcing of services for the CO programme in line with SCI Procurement policies, processes and quality standards through supervision of Procurement Requests, Requests for Quotation, Comparative Bids Analysis, Procurement Committee and Purchase Order processes.
  • Ensure overall best value for money is achieved through a competitive and transparent Procurement process considering quality, availability, time frame, transport and storage costs and technically advise the Procurement Committee accordingly.
  • Assists the Supply Chain Coordinator (Sourcing) to ensure Procurement Committees in all field offices are established where required and that they fully understand and undertake their responsibilities at all times.
  • Develop strong relations with field office programmes to support them in improving their ordering practices and review all Procurement Plans together with the line manager.

Team Management and Capacity Building

  • Develop strong relationships with CO and field office programmes to support them in improving their Procurement practices

Performance Management

  • Support the line manager in the production of management information reports on a monthly and quarterly basis, including data analysis and recommendations on improving the efficiency of sourcing services
  • Ensuring all financial benefits from sourcing are documented and tracked.

Governance

  • Promote and ensure compliance to our Procurement Policy, Procedures and quality standards
  • Implement and ensure compliance to our Procurement Policy, Procurement Manual and established Procurement Procedures

Other

  • While the majority of work will be carried out in the CO– h/she may be required to make occasional support visits to field offices.
  • Support the Coordinator to prepare renewal of lease agreements for office buildings, apartments and houses in Dar es Salaam and field offices.
  • Management of the office building and furniture – maintenance and repairs supervision, inventory management

Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  •  develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Diploma in supply chain management, procurement or Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)/ (PSPTB) or equivalent Experience

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working in Procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing complex sourcing processes and supplier relationships
  • Ideally knowledge of procurement processes, rules and regulations in the INGO/UN System
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Experience in supply chain management in an emergency environment focusing on Procurement,
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies.
  •  Willingness to undertake field travel as required and work in difficult environments according to travel environments
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

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Job Opportunity at Bayer East Africa Ltd, Customer Care Manager

Customer Care Manager

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the Order-To-Cash (OTC) process in the country.
  • Ensure Customer Satisfaction by ensuring timely Complaints closure and timely Customer Incentives pay-out.
  • Act as primary contact for accounts regarding all information pertaining to the account: order status, credit, complaints, channel inventory, MOS (Move-Out-Sales) and POG movement.
  • Provide sales support for POG/EI tracking, rebates, returns management and analytics
  • Work closely with Sub Region Planning Control Tower and participate in the Country S&OP team to understand Demand Supply balance and implement Logistics action plan.
  • Liaise with respective functional leads (sales, marketing and finance) to ensure that customer operations strategies and activities are integrated and aligned.
  • Responsible for all Logistics (transportation and warehousing) and import export transactions in the country for RC
  • Ensuring Trade Compliance (Logistics Operational Compliance) and adhere to Business Conduct policy for all import / export and local Logistics movement and setting up strong compliance processes working closely with Regional Trade Compliance Lead
  • Identify means to enhance Customer Satisfaction and work closely with Hub / Global teams to implement Customer Care initiatives in the country
  • Work closely with plant team to fine tune production schedules to support S&OP decisions and Logistics tactical plan
  • Track and monitor Perfect Order Metrics and identify opportunities for improving the KPIs
  • Manage logistics provider to deliver efficiency with least cost and drive safety awareness programs to vendors
  • Long term planning for logistics cost, warehouse cost and the needful of resources requirement
  • Drive all related customer care saving cost on monthly basis
  • Develop and retain Supply Chain talent in country

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, very well organized, accurate
  • Works pro-actively while anticipating needs of the team and initiating actions to provide solutions.
  • Working effectively with teams and networks across geographic, political, demographic, functional and other cultural and organizational boundaries.
  • Able to work under pressure, conforming to changing demands with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to self-motivate and maintain a positive attitude, with the desire to be an integral contributor to the completion of organizational projects and goals.
  • Reacts quickly to unexpected changes and the ability to solve problems very independently.
  • Available for Minimal Travel for training and building relationships with Planning and Inventory management functions.

Core Competencies:

  • Result oriented.
  • Agility; able to promote and adapt quickly to changes and show high level of comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Supports thinking beyond boundaries
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team setting with genuine respect.
  • Works pro-actively while anticipating needs of the team and initiating actions to provide solutions.
  • Ability to develop effective and accurate documentation appropriate to various audiences and purposes.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master in Inventory Management/customer Operations / Supply Chain / Logistics studies.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and computer skills.
  • Fluency in English, other languages are desirable.
  • 3++ years’ experience in Ag Industry with extensive experience in Customer Service /Supply Chain Areas.
  • SAP Proficiency
  • Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms.

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Commercial Manager at DHL Africa

Roles:
1. Builds strong commercial plans back from Focus strategy, regional/country priorities and market opportunities to aggressively Grow DHL International (TDI) Business
2. Ensures we are constantly exceeding expectations of our customers, especially our SMEs and Large Key Accounts. We want our customers to think: Why would I do business with any other Express Company in the world?
Qualifications :
– Successful selling experience (Ideally min 5 yrs)
– Experience in successfully managing sales teams (Ideally min 3 yrs)
– High-level Degree in Business or equivalent
– Marketing / sales management qualifications a plus
– English proficiency a must
– Ideally Express/Supply Chain knowledge

Logistics specialist

Your task

The ICRC logistic specialist is the backbone of ICRC assistance activities. He/she is responsible for procurement, ensures warehouse maintenance, deals with customs formalities, monitor stock levels, draws up budgets with the delegation administrator, analyses costs, trains and supervises local personnel.

Selection requirements

  • minimum age 25
  • prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English and French compulsary
  • recognized education in logistic (Supply Chain, Purchasing, import/export, transport, warehouse management, etc …)
  • minimum 3 years professional experience in Logistics
  • humanitarian field experience an asset
  • driving licence (for manual transmission vehicles)
  • fully conversant with IT tools

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • capable of leading a multicultural team
  • responsible and well-organized
  • able to work under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment

What we offer

  • an opportunity to practise your profession in a setting of humanitarian endeavour
  • a multicultural working environment

Jobs at Mbeya Cement Company Limited – 5/5/2015

Lafarge Tanzania (Mbeya Cement Company Limited) is a subsidiary of Lafarge group of companies with its head quarters in Paris France. Lafarge is among the leading companies in building materials and is at the top position on cement industry in the world. Lafarge Tanzania is seeking to recruit highly motivated

Environmental Engineer to be based in its Mbeya Plant.

Position Reporting: PROCESS MANAGER

Roles and Responsibilities
Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards: using relevant information and judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations or standards
Abide by all of Mbeya Cement’s Health & Safety standards, carry out VFL’s (Visible Felt Leadership) at Mbeya Cement sites as well as supplier locations, communicate and ensure compliance of the standards
Monitor processes, materials or surroundings
Getting and communicating information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates
Coordinate and manage environmental protection programs and projects, assigning and evaluating work
Develop, implement and manage plans and programs related to conservation and management of natural resources

Technical Competencies

Education: Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering with at least 1 to 3 years experience in the processing/manufacturing industry.

Additional skills:
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures and equipment design
Knowledge of chemical composition and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformation they undergo
Knowledge design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans, blueprint, drawings and models
Attention to details and accurate
A person with ability to influence and convince
A self confident person with decision making capacity

Supply Chain Development Manager to be based in its Mbeya Plant.

Position Reporting: SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for developing and implementing Lafarge global Supply Chain strategy and to drive internal and external benchmarking on supply chain best practices and performance to enhance supply chain strategy
Abide by all of Mbeya Cement’s Health & Safety standards, carry out VFL’s (Visible Felt Leadership) at Mbeya Cement sites as well as supplier locations, communicate and ensure compliance of the standards
Manage supply chain projects, to drive efficiency and productivity in areas identified by working with cross functional teams and identifying the work plan, objectives and mobilizing stakeholders
Develop business cases to support supply chain development to enable commercial sign off
Enhance supply chain performance by ensuring that all supply chain strategic plans and Key Performance Indicators are met
Work with commercial team to optimize distribution and route the market through proactive demand planning

Technical Competencies

Education: Bachelor degree or Advance Diploma in Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Business and/or Economics. Minimum of 5 years experience in supply chain or planning function role preferably within FMCG

Additional skills:
Ability to assess risk and develop risk mitigation strategies to maintain a robust supply chain
Ability to effectively communicate and support the business in addressing strategic supply chain challenges as they arise
Attentive to details
Must have computer operational skills and strong commercial acumen
Ability to perform duties with minimum direction within company guidelines
Must be proactive; follow through and deliver on commitments within agreed timescale
How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit their Resume’s (indicating the position title in the subject) via e-mail to:
mcc.recruitments@lafarge.com or

Recruitment Manager,
Mbeya Cement Company Limited,
P.O. Box 529.
Mbeya – Tanzania.
Deadline for application is 10 May 2015

SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR

Lafarge Tanzania (Mbeya Cement Company Limited) is a subsidiary of Lafarge group of companies with its head quarters in Paris France. Lafarge is among the leading companies in building materials and is at the’ top position on cement industry in the world. Lafarge Tanzania is seeking to recruit highly motivated Supply Chain Development Manager to be based in in Mbeya Plant.
Position Reporting: SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR –

Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for developing and implementing Lafarge global Supply Chain strategy and to drive internal and external benchmarking on supply chain best practices and performance to enhance supply chain strategy
Abide by all of Mbeya Cement’s Health & Safety standards, carry out VFI’s(Visible Felt
Leadership) at Mbeya Cement sites as well as supplier locations, communicate and ensure compliance of the standards
Manage supply chain projects, to drive efficiency and productivity in areas identified by working with cross functional teams and identifying the work plan, objectives and mobilizing stakeholders
Develop business cases to support supply chain development to enable commercial sign off
Enhance supply chain performance by ensuring that all supply chain strategic plans and Key ,Performance Indicators are met
Work with commercial team to optimize distribution and route the market through proactive demand planning

Technical Competencies
Education: Bachelor degree or- Advance Diploma in Supply Chain. Procurement, Logistics,
Business and/or Economics, Minimum of 5 years experience in supply chain or planning function role preferably within FMCG

Additional skills:
Ability to assess risk and develop risk mitigation strategies to maintain a robust supply chain
Ability to effectively communicate and support the business in addressing strategic supply chain challenges as they arise
Attentive to details
Must have computer operational skills and strong commercial acumen
Ability to perform duties with minimum direction within company guidelines
Must be proactive; follow through and deliver on commitments within agreed timescale


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


Applicants are invited to’ submit their Resume’s (indicating the position title in the subject)

Recruitment Manage.,
Mbeya Cement-Company Limited,
P.O. Box 529.
Mbeya – Tanzania.

Jobs at Mbeya Cement Company Limited – 4/20/2015

Lafarge Tanzania (Mbeya Cement Company Limited) is a subsidiary of Lafarge group of companies with its head quarters in Paris France. Lafarge is among the leading companies in building materials and is at the top position on cement industry in the world. Lafarge Tanzania is seeking to recruit highly motivated Environmental Engineer to be-based in its Mbeya Plant.
PROCESS MANAGER

Roles and Responsibilities
Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards: using relevant information and judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations or standards
Abide by all of Mbeya Cement’s Health & Safety standards, carry out VFL’s (Visible Felt
Leadership) at Mbeya Cement sites as well a’s supplier locations, communicate and ensure compliance of the standards
Monitor processes, materials or surroundings
Getting and communicating information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates
Coordinate and manage environmental protection programs and projects, assigning and evaluating work
Develop, implement and manage plans and programs related to conservation andmanagement of natural resources

Technical Competencies

Education: Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering with at least 1 to 3 years experience in the processing/manufacturing industry.
Additional skills:

Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures and equipment design
Knowledge of chemical composition and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformation they undergo
Knowledge design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical ‘plans blueprint. drawings and models ‘
Attention to details and accurate
A person with ability to influence and convince
A self confident person with decision making capacity.
SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for developing and implementing Lafarge global Supply Chain strategy and to drive internal and external benchmarking on supply chain best practices and performance to enhance supply chain strategy
Abide by all of Mbeya Cement’s Health & Safety standards, carry out VFI’s(Visible Felt
Leadership) at Mbeya Cement sites as well as supplier locations, communicate and ensure compliance of the standards
Manage supply chain projects, to drive efficiency and productivity in areas identified by working with cross functional teams and identifying the work plan, objectives and mobilizing stakeholders
Develop business cases to support supply chain development to enable commercial sign off
Enhance supply chain performance by ensuring that all supply chain strategic plans and Key ,Performance Indicators are met
Work with commercial team to optimize distribution and route the market through proactive demand planning

Technical Competencies
Education: Bachelor degree or- Advance Diploma in Supply Chain. Procurement, Logistics,
Business and/or Economics, Minimum of 5 years experience in supply chain or planning function role preferably within FMCG

Additional skills:
Ability to assess risk and develop risk mitigation strategies to maintain a robust supply chain
Ability to effectively communicate and support the business in addressing strategic supply chain challenges as they arise
Attentive to details
Must have computer operational skills and strong commercial acumen
Ability to perform duties with minimum direction within company guidelines
Must be proactive; follow through and deliver on commitments within agreed timescale


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


Applicants are invited to submit their Resume’s (indicating the position title, in the subject) below
Recruitment Manager,
Mbeya Cement Company Limited,
P.O. Box 529.
Mbeya – Tanzania.

World Food Programme Jobs – Tanzanians – 4/13/2015

We are the world’s largest humanitarian agency aiming to bring food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 countries.
As the United Nation frontline agency in the fight against hunger, WFP is at a critical point in its history where its next steps can help pave the way for achieving zero hunger. While the organization continues to provide world class emergency response, it is focusing its efforts to help prevent hunger in the future. We do this through programmes that use food as a way to build assets, spread knowledge and nurture stronger, more dynamic communities. This helps communities become more food secure.
WFP is equipping its workforce with capabilities in a range of areas, including Food Security Analysis, Nutrition, Food Procurement and Supply Chain to ensure that the best solutions are delivered for the children, women and men whom we serve.

Transport Officer

Diamond Motors was established in the year 1985 and is marked as the foundation stone of the entire Hansa group.

Diamond Motors Limited is the authorized distributor for Mitsubishi vehicles across Tanzania. We also provide a complete range of service solutions to vehicles. Our services also extend to cater to the retail sales front for Mitsubishi spare parts and related needs. We primarily cater to the on-highway and off-highway segments of distributorship business
.
Job Title
Transport Officer
Required no. Of years of experience
4+ years
Educational Qualification
Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in any domain.
Location
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Required Profile
(Candidate should have exposure to)
  • Should have worked in Automobile showroom, logistics companies or travel companies.
  • Should have a detailed knowledge of shift scheduling, budget control, guest relations, vendor management etc.
Behavioural Attributes Required
Excellent Communication skills, Positive attitude, focused, hardworking, should take ownership of tasks and exhibit sense of urgency.
Role and Responsibility at Hansa
· Reports to Logistics Manager
· Propose, develop and suggest improvements in the transport system and develop policy.
· Prepare and execute transportation schedule and ensure necessary road permits
· Responsible for effective utilization of vehicles.
· Ensure that proper inventory of all components of vehicles are maintained and checked frequently.
· Ensure that the maintenance, oiling and servicing schedule of the vehicles is followed.
· Strictly act upon the petrol/diesel filling mechanism approved by the management.
· Keep records/history of drivers and accidents.
· Maintain duty roasters of drivers, cleaners and mechanics.
· Arrange for re-training and re-certification of drivers and registration and re-certifications of vehicles.
· Ensure feedback on performance of staff, drivers, cleaners and mechanics after evaluation.
· Be responsible to implement the pick & drop schedule of guests and staff if required.
· Submit regular and comprehensive monthly report to the Supply Chain Manager.
· Ensure safe parking of vehicles on campus.
· Responsible for coordinating daily transportation routes, vehicles, drivers, etc., and communicating the same information to logistic coordinators or supply chain coordinators or site team.
· Monitoring usage and maintenance of material handling equipment with the support of Warehouse & Service Manager.
· Organize the return load from external customers to have utilization of HCV’s.
· Reconciliation of supplier accounts which are related to his job function.
· Reconciliation of Drivers accounts against various advances issued for the journey.
· Do other tasks/duties as assigned by the Head of Department/Management from time to time.
Preferable industry/ company
Automobile showroom, Transport, Logistics, Travel
Compensation
1.4 – 1.8 Mln

anish.khude@hansa-global.com for CV’s. Candidates can send their CV’s on my email address.

AJIRA SHIRIKA LA CHAKULA DUNIANI – DES 2014

Fighting Hunger Worldwide
We are the world’s largest humanitarian agency aiming to bring food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 countries.
As the United Nation frontline agency in the fight against hunger, WFP is at a critical point in its history where its next steps can help pave the way for achieving zero hunger. While the organization continues to provide world class emergency response, it is focusing its efforts to help prevent hunger in the future. We do this through programmes that use food as a way to build assets, spread knowledge and nurture stronger, more dynamic communities. This helps communities become more food secure.
WFP is equipping its workforce with capabilities in a range of areas, including Food Security Analysis, Nutrition, Food Procurement and Supply Chain to ensure that the best solutions are delivered for the children, women and men whom we serve.