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Supply Chain Officer


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

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# Job Description

Manage demand planning for Uganda, ensuring that forecast Bias and accuracy
targets are met
Manage all planning of stocks into Uganda from all SU’s, in and out of Africa

• Contribute to the development and maintenance of the Uganda Customer Service
Warehouse & Distribution strategy which are in line with ESA Supply Chain.
• Designing a distribution network that optimizes time at minimal cost
Ensure that Distribution and Customer Service meets required Customer service
levels in Uganda

Customer Service
To provide better customer service in respect of order processing,
distribution and ensure continuous supply and distribution of Unilever
products to all its customers on time and in full at a minimal distribution

Working Capital
Implement prudent stock management systems and control to ensure minimal
stock loss and damage by managing the Uganda distribution 3P

Drive initiatives and innovation in customer service and distribution that
aim at improving the customer service offering at the same time reduce overall
distribution cost.

Key Responsibilities:
• Monitor the quality of service performance from the customers viewpoint
and identify those customers in need of service recovery actions by conducting
regular transactional surveys as needed CCFOT and regular customer visits
Responsible for various reports for local consumption and regional
• Liaise with regional teams on various activities as required
• Responsible for ISO systems and Unilever and at the warehouse 3P
• Responsible for SHEQ in DHL, at CSO Uganda operational areas.
Manage demand planning for Uganda, ensuring that forecast Bias and accuracy
targets are met
• Manage all planning of stocks into Uganda from all SU’s, in and out of
• Maintain stock Policy and inventory record accuracy by ensuring timely and
accurate cyle counts/end of month counts. Ensure no scan no move policy
• Formulate and Implement Uganda Supply Chain SOP’s and ensure ops are run
inline with these SOP’s
• Manage all cross-border operations into Uganda from all SU’s
• Manage systems utilization SAP etc
• Train team and ensure their progressive development in SC skills
• Manage credit notes, ensuring speedy resolution and also following up on set
up rules.
Monitor Deliver costs in Uganda both for warehousing and transportation. Drive
down cost to the business while continuously improving Customer Service
offering Deliver Savings Projects.
• Drive and embed ‘Correct 1st Time’ culture in Order to Invoice cycle
Perfect order, Invoice accuracy. Contribute to overall business strategy,
specifically in the area of Supply Chain and Customer development strategy.
• Implement supply chain systems to support planning and logistics activities.
Collaborate with Customer Development to develop customer segmentations. Also
working with CD to create business value and drive growth through meeting,
servicing and delivering specific needs of each customer.
• Drive and deliver Customer Service Excellence performance through the
implementation of order to cash and distribution strategy, work closely with
Logistics providers and management of distribution facilities.
• Initiate and ensure effective execution of customer service and distribution
processes, policies and organization.
• Ensure customer service and distribution processes, policies and
organization integrate effectively with upstream CD, demand planning, supply
planning, category management, supply chain development and downstream
processes financial account.
• Manage agreement, implementation and where necessary termination of 3P
Warehousing, Distribution & Logistics Contracts for Uganda
Advise and keep superiors informed of any serious operational issues.
• Key KPI’s: Customer Orders on Time, Savings, Dispatch Rate, Inventory Record
Accuracy and Transport Cost per Ton

Key Skills:
• Proven work experience within Supply Chain or Logistics
• Expertise in warehouse, demand and transport management procedures and best
• Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
• Strong knowledge of Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators KPIs
• Hands on experience with Supply Chain management software and databases
especially SAP.
• Leadership skills and ability manage teams.
• Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills

Relevant experience:
• Previous experience of warehouse and transport management ideally in the
FMCG or manufacturing environment 5 years and above
• Good knowledge and experience on SAP WM management over 5 years
• Bachelor’s degree
• Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
• Knowledge and experience in inventory management
• Familiar with Uganda Customs operations and Ug logistics network
• Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies
• Demonstrated experience in 3PL management and
• Knowledge of continuous improvement program and cost cutting initiatives
within the warehouse

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to
drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our
diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a
diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion
across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual
bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require
any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time
of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment

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

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