Procurement Jobs – Category Supervisor – Spare Parts & Local CAPEX – Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Movit
Products Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Purchasing
About US:
Movit Products
Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturing Company in Africa
with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic
Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited manufactures healthy
beauty hair, skin and nail care products aimed at empowering every person to
face life with confidence.
Job Summary:
The Category Supervisor-Spare Parts & Local CAPEX will mainly design and
execute sourcing strategies for technical categories, including machinery
purchase, fleet/machinery spare parts and engineering / maintenance services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop and execute various strategies,
    ensuring competitive advantage and sustainable year-on-year improvements
    in terms of cost, quality, service and innovation
  • Make forecasts for Spare parts demand to
    ensure the sustainability of inventory
  • Lead and execute sourcing projects
    including strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations,
    business case presentations, risk management and contract execution
  • Perform total cost of ownership
    evaluations and supply-market research, and conduct pricing audits and
    impact analysis in the pursuit of continuous cost improvements
  • Identify and resolve strategic supplier
    performance issues to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Work closely with Maintenance and
    Transport to establish and influence needs and translate to sourcing
    goals/ tactics, ensuring alignment with and implementation of the category
    strategies and the overall sourcing strategy.
  • Ensure a proficient interface between
    Transport and Maintenance departments and the supplier base for all
    service-related needs.
  • Definition and execution of procurement
    strategy and ownership of relationships with key suppliers
  • Responsibility to execute tenders
  • Provide Leadership of a wide network of
    spare part buyers
  • Provide Leadership of supplier
    relationships with key suppliers
  • Ensure compliance with procurement
    policy and delegations of authority with respect to contract execution
  • Ownership of spend data and responsible
    for levels of accuracy
  • Presentation of insightful reporting and
    dashboards as per the category requirements
  • Generation and presentation of Monthly
    performance reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Movit
    Products Limited (MPL) Category Supervisor-Spare Parts & Local CAPEX
    job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Procurement
    & SCM or business discipline
  • Manufacturing experience background is
  • Professionally qualified individual –
    i.e. CIPS – UK
  • Knowledge of up-to-date contract
    language and legislative requirements
  • Significant experience in sourcing,
    contracting and project management
  • Relevant category experience in the
    relevant technical area (machinery, maintenance and engineering)
  • Expert negotiator and influencer
  • Strategic thinker with the vision to
    plan and drive results
  • Strong interpersonal skills for
    communication, networking and influencing.
  • Creative outlook when problem solving
  • Excited by innovation and new
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
    as well as independently – to use initiative and work autonomously
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send their filled MPL Job Application Form, download
, and send it as an attachment to (Not more than
1MBs). Please quote the name of the job title in the subject line.
Deadline: 19th May 2018
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