Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the below post;

Position: Supply Chain Officer

Duty Station: Tuskys Head Office

Industry: Retail

Overall Purpose: To source and purchase commodities as per the company guidelines and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare buying plans based on demand forecasts for all products.
  • Prepare simple buying budgets both for local purchases and imports.
  • Initiate the process of listing of new Suppliers and New products based on category needs.
  • Prepare LPO’S and ensure agreed upon details are properly captured.
  • Follow through the LPO’s to ensure that they are delivered.
  • Provide solution to capturing Order Fulfillment and track the same on weekly basis.
  • Get price quotes and negotiate margins as per Company’s category margin threshold.
  • Optimize buying versus selling through constant review of purchase control reports.
  • Ensure optimal range offering of products within the category while considering brand and regional customer profile.
  • Sourcing, selection of new products, purchasing and negotiating terms of payments as per the company guidelines.
  • Monitoring competitive activities in order to secure the best prices and deals for the company.
  • Prepare periodic reports related to purchasing.
  • Any other duty which may be assigned by Management

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management from a recognized university.

Professional Qualifications

  • Relevant certification in Purchasing and Supplies.
  • Membership to the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (ISM) is added advantage.

Experience Requirement

  • At least 4 years’ experience in purchasing and supplies.
  • Prior experience in handling FMCG & Electronics is added advantage.

Key Desired Skills and Competence;

  • Must be well versed with dynamics of the retail industry.
  • Good analytical and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent computer skills

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements visit Tuskys website https://www.tuskys.com/ career page and submit your application before close of business, Sunday January 26th, 2020.

Late applications will not be considered.

We do NOT charge any fee in receiving and application processing.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Tusker Mattresses Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.