Wasoko is reshaping African communities by democratizing access to basic products and services. By integrating small businesses to the digital economy, we may improve inefficient supply chains and deliver previously inaccessible services. Wasoko intends to supply everything a store requires, without the need for wholesalers or banks.
Wasoko’s mobile ordering and delivery platform is used by thousands of businesses across East and West Africa to get the items they need as fast and cheaply as possible, while also gaining access to expansion funding for the first time. We are searching for extremely competent and driven professionals that are eager to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment to join our team.
Your role is to help an ambitious Pan-African firm create and maintain excellent supplier connections. You are in charge of leading the company’s supplier term negotiations, ensuring we get the highest margins, payment terms, and create solid partnerships throughout the national operations.
Your Mission in our Vision
p>!— wp:paragraph —> You will assist with country operations to ensure Wasoko receives the necessary margins, supplier terms, and timely procurement and delivery of items across all country branches.
Regional Supply Chain Manager reports to
Location; Kigali, Rwanda
Negotiate supplier relationship terms and conditions.
Plan frequent reports and meetings.
Actively manage and monitor the purchase and delivery of items to warehouses to ensure KPIs are fulfilled and updated on a regular basis.
Improve supplier lead-time compliance through delivery tracking optimization
Managing supply chain linkages at the national level
Monitor all distribution agreement contracts to ensure that invoices from suppliers and POs to suppliers are in accordance with the conditions agreed upon.
Identify possibilities that will link supplier needs with company goals.
Manage and implement plans for acquiring and distributing commodities in order to keep stock levels stable.
Key skills and competencies
Preferred 3 years’ experience in a comparable capacity
Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Business Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Economics, or a Related Field Knowledge of Procurement Management Procedures, Logistics Skills, and Strategic Planning Capabilities
Ability to operate efficiently and autonomously in a fast-paced sales environment Strong negotiation and consulting abilities, as well as exceptional data analysis and organizational skills
Interpersonal and analytical skills that are effective
Strong oral, writing, and presentation skills Willingness to travel throughout the nation for work
Apply through this link if you enjoy working with people and cross-cultural teams.