Head Supply Chain Management


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Grade :  C1

Organisational Unit :  Supply Chain Management

Reporting To :  Executive Director – Corporate Services

Duty Station :  Head Office

Job Type :  Full-time

 

Main function
To provide a total procurement function to suit MRA requirement through professional expertise in planning, implementing and monitoring procurement strategies.
Specific Tasks
  • Developing, planning, directing and managing activities in supply Chain Management
  • Preparing and implementing the annual work plan of the department.
  • Preparing and implementing the annual budget of the Division.
  • Requesting tenders, assessing and awarding contracts.
  • Promoting the effective management of suppliers to assess value throughout the lifetime of the contract.
  • Defining and managing key suppliers’ relationships to enhance deliverables in terms of costs, service and quality tenders.
  • Establishing new processes and systems for effective procurement across MRA.
  • Investigate opportunities for broader savings in all processes by looking at inhouse vs outsource possibilities.
  • Ensuring that there are standard procedures of receipt, inspection, recording and distributing of goods acquired by the MRA. Provide specialist advice, guidance and service to IPC.
  • Providing exemplary service to all users by distributing of their requirements and being a link to procurement and Finance to ensure all MRA services are catered for.
  • Assisting in evaluating supplier performance by monitoring quality and efficiency of deliveries.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be a qualified Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS)
  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Must have 10 years’ experience in Procurement field at senior management level in a big financial, commercial or industrial organization
  • Must have knowledge of SAP system and Microsoft Office skills
Attributes & Competencies
  • Must be recognized as a professional in the procurement field
  • Must have excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work with and across teams with excellent organizational skills
  • Must have strong influence skills at senior levels
  • Thorough knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority Act and Regulations
  • Good negotiation skills at high levels with suppliers.
  • Track record of high level of Integrity
Interested candidates should submit their application through MRA recruitment portal:  https://careers.mra.mw 
Closing date for receiving applications is 10th January, 2021

To apply for this job please visit careers.mra.mw .

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