Supply Chain Division Head

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
YES | Your Employment Solutions

Our client is looking for a Supply Chain Division Head to join their team and work on procurement, bid preparation and shipments. 

If you love tackling new challenges, working with professionals from different sectors, and have what it takes to build and maintain fruitful business relationships, this is the job for you. 


Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and controls the Procurement activities of the Enterprise.

  •  Directs and controls the compilation of complete and accurate data on materials and supplies for procurement, the preparation of bid documents, and analysis of offers and selection of competitive suppliers.

  • Follows-up and ensures that bank documents, customs declarations and other relevant documents are obtained and ascertains the prompt clearing of goods from customs.

  • Ensures proper maintenance and custody of all records related to purchasing.

  • Maintains sound relations with all present and prospective vendors and negotiates in respect of all matters connected with price and conditions of purchase and delivery.

  • Provides orientation and/or training to subordinates under his supervision.

  •  Compiles and submits periodic reports, prepares work programs and budget.

  • Devises systems to select, develop and rate suppliers in a view of getting the required material at a comparative advantageous price within a reasonable period of time;

  • Determines quantity of materials to be bought at a time in a view of minimizing overhead costs;

  • Determines timing of order on the basis of supplier’s proximity, availability of stock and nature of the items;

  • Prepares tender documents according to specification requirements and other conditions so that the quality of the goods be maintained;

  • With an assistance of the legal adviser, prepares contractual agreement which must clearly stipulate shipment conditions, terms of payment and other major elements of the contract;

  • Ensures that transit insurance policy certificates are properly issued and premium are calculated accordingly, follow-up the settlement of claims for the damage or loss;

  • Purchases necessary materials and goods from local markets in accordance with the rules and regulations of the government;

  • Evaluates work performance of subordinate’s employees and submits reports.

  •  Performs other related duties as may be required.


  • BA Degree in Supply chain Management, Management or related field

  • 6 years of relevant work experience in similar sector

  • Basic computer skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Proficiency with desktop publishing and graphic package

Interested applicants can apply by sending their CVs to with subject title

Supply chain Division Head before August 1st, 2022.



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