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Senior Sourcing officer



Sales & Business Development · Full-time
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
  • Job Title : Senior Sourcing officer
  • Reports to: Head of Supply chain
  • Department: Supply Chain
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Type: Full-time

Job Summary: As a Supply Chain Coordinator(sourcing) overseeing collection sites, partnerships, warehouses, and sourcing teams with a focus on women empowerment, and transportation. This role involves a diverse set of responsibilities, emphasizing leadership, collaboration, and a commitment to sustainability and women's empowerment within the context of plastic waste management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collection Site Management: Supervise and optimize the operation of plastic waste collection sites, ensuring efficient processes and timely collection.
  • Partnership Development: Establish and nurture partnerships with local businesses, communities and NGOs to enhance plastic waste sourcing efforts and promote collaborative sustainability initiatives.
  • Warehouse Management: Oversee the storage and inventory management of collected plastic waste, ensuring proper organization and timely processing.
  • Sourcing Team Leadership: Lead and motivate the sourcing team, providing guidance in identifying and engaging with local suppliers, cooperates and waste collection agencies.
  • Women Empowerment Initiatives: Implement and support programs aimed at empowering women within the supply chain, promoting inclusivity and creating opportunities for skill development.
  • Negotiating contracts, and implementing sustainable practices within the plastic supply chain.
  • Monitoring compliance with regulations, tracking key performance indicators, and continuously seeking process improvements are crucial aspects of this role.

Competencies and Skill:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Leadership skills

Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in any social field.
  • Proven experience in Supply chain management
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using procurement and inventory management tools.
  • Experience: 5-7 years of experience

Languages Required:

  • Amharic and English
Kubik is an equal opportunity employer.

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