Procurement and Logistics Manager Job at Rwanda Engineering and Manufacturing (REMCO) – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Procurement and Logistics Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

Rwanda Engineering and Manufacturing (REMCO)

Deadline of this Job:
15 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 01, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

REMCO is an engineering & manufacturing company that started in 2018 and owned by the government of Rwanda. REMCO was established to manufacture machines, equipment, and spare parts that were mostly imported in sectors of Agriculture mechanization, Construction, Mining, Automotive, Energy, Defense, and Health care equipment. REMCO also provides technical support for other local, regional companies through training, repair, and maintenance services.
As the industrial policy master plan recommends the Government to take the lead in investing in industries of high priority, REMCO provides a vehicle to implement this policy and serves as an anchor company for coordinated and rapid industrial growth. It is focused on priority areas of import substitution, job creation, and export-oriented growth as reflected in vision 2020 and Vision 2050. REMCO products are manufactured within modern and well-equipped machine shop and foundry facilities. REMCO uses advanced machines, such as CNC machines, conventional lathe & milling machines, CAD/CAM Labs, and an ultramodern Ferrous Casting Unit (Steel and Cast Iron) to produce multifaceted products through Induction Furnace melting with no-bake reclamation molding system. .

We are looking for an innovative Procurement Manager to lead our procurement team. You will spearhead the purchasing process from selecting suppliers to ensuring stock optimization, as well as provide guidance on sourcing and procurement processes
Our Procurement Manager will be a supply chain and logistics expert who will specialize in implementing cost-effective purchases of all goods and services, as required by the company. Ensuring quality control and adhering to the company’s policies and procedures on supply chain management will be some of your main priorities when carrying out this role

• Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective
• Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors
• Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms
• Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility
• Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers
• Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services
• Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements
• Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
• Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods
• Preparing procurement reports

• Assist logistics process for the development of new products, inventory maintenance, manufacturing, shipment and delivery, and returns on products
• Keep detailed records, generate reports, and develop presentations to help management understand the logistics perspective
• Build relationships within the company and with external parties, such as suppliers or distributors
• Read and comprehend legal documents, such as contracts or import/export agreements
• Understanding of principles of accounting and finance
• Collaborate with others from diverse backgrounds in order to identify problems and find solutions

• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
• Proven experience managing supply chain operations
• Experience using supply chain management software and tools, including Oracle, SAP Ariba, and/or Envision
• In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access)
• Management and leadership skills
• Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Interested candidates must send their detailed CV listing at least three references with a letter of motivation to: [email protected]   , Please remember to add the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. The applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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