Logistics Manager Employment Opportunity – People Performance Group (PPG)

Job Title:         Logistics Manager
Organization: People
Performance Group (PPG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
People Performance Group (PPG) is a Human Resource Company based in
Uganda. We pride our self in providing “Professional Client Centered HR
Solutions” tailored to our client’s demands and needs. They are recruiting for
a client, a Logistics and Facilities management company.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Manager will ensure continuous sourcing and supply chain support in
coordination with local operations team to generate category sales growth and
development in line with the company vision and target.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Identifying the right supplier and managing
purchase contracts with the suppliers with regards to price, quality, sourcing
and supply.
Tasked with negotiating on Assortment Planning
with Operations team
Source from international markets to assemble
new and seasonal collection of products for timely trade marketing execution
Carry out feasibility studies on new product
ranges, including shipping and supply chain planning
Works with Operational Team Leaders to develop
scenarios to change the phasing of demand to address supply gaps
Managing the entire logistics from Port to Store
in an efficiently managing due parameters
Coordinate on Market Survey and analysis
Sales analysis at Category levels for the stores
Authorization of purchase order and follow up
the timely supply
Close monitoring of fast moving products and
bulk buying
Promotion planning and alignment towards
sourcing and logistics
Inventory control planning in terms of cost and
efficiently manage holding costs
Negotiate discounts and rebates, payment terms,
other operating income.
Analyze forecast accuracy and bias and identify
improve these KPI’s and implement process enhancement
Build relationships internally and externally
for meeting group targets
Managing the product database in its rightful
Collaborate and align to System Process
management and system control
Effective communication and engagement with the
on ground team on operational issues

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
At least five years of experience in supermarket
industry is a must
English/French languages
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs and cover letters with three work-related referees to the
address or email below:
People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante,
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline: 1st
December 2017 by 5:00 pm

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