Procurement Manager job post at Tunga Nutrition Uganda Limited

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Tunga Nutrition Uganda Limited

Tunga Nutrition Uganda Limited

Job Description

Job Category:
Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs in Uganda

Job Location:

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

5 years

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Purpose

Coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing and sales departments to acquire raw materials, components, equipment, and services in a cost-effective and timely manner.

Key Accountabilities include (not limited to):

• Analyze vendor proposals, negotiate and close contracts, and provides recommendations to management.

• Ensure sourcing requirements are fully reflected in the purchase order and proper implementation of contracts.

• Practices Just in Time stock management and reduces lead times.

• Develop and implement inventory strategy to support production requirements consistent with inventory guidelines.

• Purchases items that may require some assessment of quality and/or compatibility.

• Reviews weekly output from internal customers such as Material Requirements Planning for requisitions.

• Maintains accurate master planning data in business systems.

• Responsible for operational relations with relevant suppliers and administers ongoing supplier management programs.

• Make medium-term forecast of cost price development.

• Successfully troubleshoots most supply bottlenecks/ inventory delays independently.

• Decide inventory strategy to ensure timely and adequate inventory flow.

• May recommend cost-saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria.

• Translate market developments and understand their impact on product flow, pricing, and availability.


Job Qualifications

Required Academic Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

• Degree in relevant subject eg Supply Chain Management or its equivalent, Business Administration, Procurement (Purchasing), or full related professional qualification in Procurement from a recognized university/institution.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in procurement

• Well-developed and evidenced negotiation skills

• Ability to quickly learn technical understanding of products purchased

• Good knowledge of supply management

• Strong IT skills – Microsoft office/ERP

• Ability to analyze data – market trends etc


• Understands customer requirements and the impact of inventory management

• Experience within the Animal Feed Industry

• Knowledge of SAP

• Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)


Application Process

Interested applicants can apply for these positions by sending copies of their academic documents, resume, and cover letter to the Human Capital Consultant, Inspire Talent by email at by 20 February 2023.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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