Assistant Supply Chain Manager, Foreign/ International Purchases Career Opportunity - Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Movit Products Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

About Us:
Movit Products Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturer in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited manufactures Skin and Hair products.

Job Summary: The Assistant Manager Supply Chain, Foreign/ International Purchases will offer support in the planning and implementation of processes and procedures in the acquisition of company supplies, equipment and services in the foreign market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Lead and supervise junior procurement (Buyers of foreign/ international purchases) and Logistics Staff.
  • Lead and supervise all foreign procurement activities
  • Prepare and process purchase orders for foreign supplies
  • Keenly review payment claims/invoices and business term details before processing of payments
  • Order materials and services as per negotiated and approved quotations.
  • Regularly analyze market and supplier delivery patterns in order to assess present and future material availability
  • Build, strengthen and manage business relationships with key suppliers
  • Responsible for supplier relationship management
  • Responsible for Procurement & Logistics– Risk Management
  • In charge of contract Management
  • Lead and supervise all logistics activities
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Immediate Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Movit Products Limited (MPL) Assistant Manager Supply Chain, Foreign/ International Purchases vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain management with a professional qualification of Logistics management
  • At least five years of related experience in logistics, supply chain management from a reputable institution/organization
  • Proficiency in ERP
  • Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong knowledge of procurement and Logistics management regulations, laws and procedures
  • Strong familiarity and technical competence with purchase and logistics management software and /or automation
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Strong leadership, motivation and managerial skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability

How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the above specifications should send an application form, download here, with an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic transcripts via post to:

The Head of Human Resources,
Movit Products Limited,
P.O. Box 27109 Kampala, Uganda or

E-mail to: (Not more than 1.5 MBs)

Deadline: 7th May 2016

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