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Logistics & Services Assistant Procurement Manager


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 10, 2022.

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# Job Description

We are hiring a Logistics & Services Assistant Procurement Manager to join our
Procurement team in Kampala.
The person will ensure that every dollar spent is spent professionally. This
is achieved by reducing operating expenses and driving a saving mindset by
applying procurement capabilities and tools. The function aims to attain a
competitive asset base for the future that is fully operational, at cost, on
time. The scene comes with significant pressure to optimise costs and increase
the returned value from our suppliers, so that we can provide maximum value to
our customers.
How we overcome this challenge and catapult above our competitors is the
ultimate question within Maersk Africa. This is your opportunity to join and
make a difference to Maersk’s development!

We offer
• A unique opportunity for personal and professional development in a team
of 22 professionals managing a portfolio of ~200m USD per year
A procurement career while building a strong platform for future leadership
roles within Maersk
• Accountability and opportunity to deliver impact regardless of tenure
• Senior management exposure from day one
• Ability to get familiarized working in and with Africa, while being exposed
to global operations and creating global impact
• A fast-paced and dynamic environment with a distinct respect for the
An international team with likeminded young top performers
• Diverse project portfolio and ability to see end-to-end procurement cycle

Key responsibilities
• Working as an L&S Assistant Procurement Manager you will be responsible
for managing a portfolio, e.g. a sub-region of Africa spanning multiple
countries and categories trucking, customs house brokerage, warehousing,
depots, equipment maintenance and repair, rail etc.
Driving Maersk’s vision of becoming a global integrator of container logistics
and growing the company’s L&S footprint in Africa.
• Managing your own work module independently, while being part of a team
• Solving problems in a structured and analytical manner
• Conducting tenders and negotiations independently
• Managing internal and external stakeholder relations

We are looking for
• Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
In possession of a tertiary purchasing qualification supply chain or
purchasing is preferred.
• At least +5 years of experience in procurement or business development at a
multi-national company
• Outstanding professional performance
• Enthusiastic, positive and self-energised
• Strategic mind-set and an ability to create seamless and creative solutions
to challenging goals
• Strong personal impact with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Proven outstanding negotiation skills and ability to engage with suppliers
and internal stakeholders and build meaningful relationships in order to grow
the L&S landscape.
Work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared
objectives and to support team goals
• Ability to work in ambiguous contexts and quickly adapt without losing speed
or executional focus
• Seek new opportunities with the customer in mind and be open to and listen
to new ideas and different perspectives
• Strong independent drive to achieve success in your work
• Results driven and action orientated individual
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of customer business from an L&S
perspective, supply chain and financial insights.
• Aptitude for leadership and inspiring others to excel

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

Maersk Jobs in Uganda Logistics & Services Assistant Procurement Manager Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Maersk at Uganda

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