Supply Chain & Quality Control Manager
The role is responsible for supplier relationship management, supplier vetting and ongoing performance management of key manufacturing partners. The role includes implementation, development and quality management systems including quality audits and corrective actions
You will be required to work closely with the commercial and operational teams to implement strategic supplier side objectives including rate carding and manufacturing consolidation.
The position will be based in Lagos Nigeria. Local and regional travel will be key.
Key Performance Areas:
- Identify supplier growth opportunities.
- Identify opportunities for consolidation of supplier spend.
- Identify, resolve and escalate cross client manufacturing/production issues and or opportunities.
- Investigate, resolve and escalate day to day quality control issues.
- Sign-off of production items in accordance to specification.
- Manage adherence to client specific quality control SLAs.
- Ensure effective brief regarding supplier capabilities to relevant internal service partners.
- Take initiative for pro-active support to all relevant service partners.
Key Experience Areas:
- People Management
- Marketing materials production.
- Marketing materials quality control.
- Familiarity with social, environmental and quality standards and audits. SA-8000, ISO 9001, ISO 140001 certification advantageous.
- Auction, e-bidding and traditional tenders.
Key Soft Skills:
- Effective communication
- Effective presentation
- Effective negotiation
Desired Skills & Experience
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Minimum of 3 years professional experience in the relevant
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Key Competencies:
- Project Management
- Ability to follow processes and manage projects from conception to delivery
- Understanding of Marketing environment
- Administrative skills
- Negotiation skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Resourceful self-reliant and professional
- Highly efficient, organized and pays attention to detail
- Positive outlook and calm under pressure
- Passionate about Marketing Services and Building Relationships
- Out of the box thinker and adaptable
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to solve problems
- Ability to work collaboratively and proactively