A leading Sudanese food manufacturing company looks for qualified candidates to fill the supply chain vacancies as following:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Reporting to: Sr. Supply Chain Manager

Job Category: Managerial

Department: Supply Chain

Contract Type: Fixed

Job Purpose:

 Accountable for Supply Chain Manager to ensure proper implementation of company procurement policy, ensuring providing accurate, timely and professional inventory control service that makes contribution to the company’s profitability and to establishing effective inventory levels, monitoring consumption to ensure availability of required inventory items.

Main Responsibilities:

Lead and manage purchasing operations, policies, and procedures.
Manage corporate equipment/materials vendors and services contractors local/overseas to identify potential sources for required materials, equipment and services.
Negotiates prices, deliveries, terms and conditions in order to obtain favorable terms for the Company.
Evaluates quotations/proposals and follows up on purchased items to ensure timely delivery.
Receives and reviews approved requisitions for Commodities, Machine, foreign spare part and services. Includes discussing with originators and determining categorization of requisitioned items – critical/stock/service, etc.
Develop corrective action plans of receiving noncompliance related to the quality or service from suppliers.
Release RFQ/RFP to the prequalified suppliers/vendors by most expeditious means depending on the urgency.
Evaluates vendors/suppliers offers and bids. Includes preparing comparison sheets outlining price and payment terms, other terms and conditions, specifications and delivery dates.
Expedite the ordered materials, pursue to collect the shipping documents for overseas purchase in the real-time, liaise with Logistic to assure start of clearance activities.
To be fully accountable for the quality, accuracy timeliness and effectiveness of reports, and KPI’s.
Supervise and coach the team members and set their yearly target and conduct the performance review on regular basis.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s: Business Administration, Supply Chain Management


 Minimum 10 years previous experience in Supply chain, logistics, warehouse or any relevant role.

Job-related Knowledge:

Experience in developing business processes, SLA’s, KPI’s and business rules
Experience of local and international clearance regulations is mandatory
Experience of handling, storing and reporting on perishable goods is mandatory
Knowledge of purchase and procurement plans
Knowledge of local country tendering legislation
Knowledge of purchasing and procurement policy, procedures and processes is mandatory.
In-depth knowledge of warehousing and stock management is mandatory

Technical Skills (Job Specific)

Highly developed consultancy skills
Presentation skills
Leadership and management skills
Highly developed communication and reporting skills (verbal and written) in both Arabic & English
Planning and organizing skills
Highly developed skills in use of relevant IT packages including Excel. Word, PowerPoint etc.
Ability to build excellent relationships with key stakeholders/customers

Job Category Competencies

Interpersonal Effectiveness: Networking, building and maintaining professional relationships and teams, clearly and effectively communicating with stakeholders
Result Focused: Drive and influence successful organizational outcomes
Customer-Focused: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external clients.
Leadership & People Management: Inspire, engage and develop our people

Competencies linked to Organizational Behavioral Capabilities, Values & Principles

Integrity: We’re professional and honest in working relationships, striving for fairness in the treatment of one another that ultimately affects the business outcomes and builds customers’ trust
Consistency: We’re committed to producing high-quality products and services, his/her team can always rely on him/her
Humanity: Through our work, we believe in giving our best to the people who work or interact with us.
Determination: We remain focused and positive and able to make an extra effort when necessary, without being negatively affected by negative feelings.
Progressiveness: We are committed & focused on and encouraging forward thinking and new ideas, embracing change, and continually enhancing the customer experience.

Deadline: 17 of October 2022

CVs to be sent to: [email protected] mentioning the job title