Senior Logistics and Supply Chain Officer

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Apr 08, 2024
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Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize and oversee inventory by keeping a detailed database of available inventory and expected usage per project.

  • Place order or contract according to the company rules and procedures in compliance with end-client requirements.

  • Follow up with a bank for foreign currency allocation as per demand from the factory, maintain a good relationship with all bank’s international departments, and follow up on LC opening, the amendment as required timely shipment, and container allocation.

  • Plan, manage, and evaluate logistics operations liaising with suppliers, internal customers, logistics providers, transportation companies, and custom house Agents.

  • Manage all local purchases, store and warehousing management and control all property of the company under the property administration policy:

  • Ensure that all transactions are carried out in a transparent, fair, and accountable manner.

  • Participate in the selection of an appropriate mode of transport for any specific goods movement and the appropriate vehicle within the mode.

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures for operations such as warehousing, shipping, and inventory management.

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities.

  • Certify carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.

  • Monitor the correctness and completeness of documentation for import cargo as per the requirement of various institutions like banks, customs, and the like.

  • Developing a long-term strategy for increasing the efficiency of operations and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Establishing relationships with vendors to ensure that they provide high-quality products and services at competitive prices.

  • Review the impact of logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes, or carriers, and report results to others.

  • Ensure that the workplace's health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the building and stock.

  • Ensure that all operational and rented vehicles are fitted with GPS and are tracked.


Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Supply Management, and or related fields

Additional Skills

  • An excellent knowledge of export and import

  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner

  • Capacity to work under pressure and tight deadlines.

  • Strong problem solving & decision-making ability.

Working experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations.

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Addis Ababa