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Supplier Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ghana
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/11/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/12/14)
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The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Supplier Manager to be based in Ghana

Ghana residents only.

Manages the global relationship with an assigned supplier, or group of suppliers, in accordance with the sourcing strategy set by the Global Category Manager.

Relationships: Direct Report: Category Manager. Expected to work closely with the Sourcing, Procurement, Contracts and Quality teams. Ensures assigned Management Sponsor is kept current and involved in supplier development and management plans.

Key responsibilities:
• Sets performance objectives to assigned suppliers (quality improvement, on-time delivery, lead-time reduction, cost reduction). Defines baseline, improvement targets and monitors progress through a regularly updated supplier scorecard.
• Prepares and leads quarterly management reviews (scorecards with main performance indicators, strategic positioning evaluation, 3-year business perspectives, and strategic product/market developments).
• Identifies and selects project teams for supplier development (involving Operations, Manufacturing, Sustaining and Quality) and seeks allocation of resources as appropriate.
• Ensures that that supplier capacity is aligned with the demand.
• Reviews and consolidates internal demand and arbitrates priorities.
• Prepares and manages negotiations in accordance with sourcing strategy. Ensures negotiated agreements are properly executed and complied with.
• Leads the supplier risk assessment and ensures quarterly updates.
• Communicates the supplier's strategy and all key events of the relationship to the Category, Sourcing, Supplier Quality teams, and Geographical Supply Chain Managers. Reports deviations to plan and takes appropriate actions to correct them.
• Identifies opportunities and implements action plans to continually reduce waste.

Specific deliverables of the position:
• Supplier scorecard (KPIs, RIRs, etc.).
• Supplier development plan and roadmap (3 Year Plan).
• Supplier engagement strategy.
• On-time delivery, lead time and non-conformance improvement targets.
• Pricing and cost reduction targets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing or Business.
• Minimum experience of 7 years in Supply Chain.
• Fluent English
• Knowledge of a second major foreign language a plus
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