Apply for this Supply Chain Manager – Solid’Africa Community Benefit Company at Solid’Africa: (Deadline 23 October 2022)

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The Supply Chain Manager – Solid’Africa Community Benefit Company at Solid’Africa: (Deadline 23 October 2022)

The preservation of dignity, acceleration of the recovery process, and the promotion of health equity for  vulnerable patients in public hospitals is the mission of Solid’Africa. We are a Rwandan NOT FOR PROFIT  organization founded in 2010 and dedicated to feeding low-income patients who cannot afford to pay for their  meals during their hospital stay. We diligently uphold Empathy, Equity, Dignity, Integrity, Sustainability, and  Volunteerism as our core values.

Our passion is food, we believe FOOD IS MEDICINE. We aim to develop close relationships; use our experience,  global exposure, and know-how to provide customized, nutritious, and healthy meals to our partners (paying and  non-paying) to ultimately achieve dignity and equity for all patients in African Health Systems. We are not just in  the business of food; we also deliver hygiene and medical support to low-income patients in Rwandan public  hospitals. At Solid’Africa, we bring together individual, corporate bodies, foundations, and the Government of  Rwanda to create a system that thrives on intersectional help. Learn more by visiting www.solidafrica.rw

Position Purpose  

As Supply Chain Manager (SCM), you will re-engineer our supply and logistical processes to meet the expanded  demand for our services. You will Coordinate; Organize; and oversee all activities involved in the Identification;  Acquisition; Production; and Distribution of Solid’Africa’s material resources to support growth strategies and  fulfill its mission and vision. The SCM will manage complex cross-functional projects to successful and timely  decision points while supporting distributed supply chain operations efficiency and capacity utilization

  • Location – HQ Nyagahinga, Rusororo, Kigali.
  • Functional Department – Finance reporting to CFO
  • Contract Type – Fixed Term, renewable.
  • Travel – 30%

What We Offer at Solid’Africa  

  • A chance to be a changemaker supporting vulnerable patients.
  • A dynamic working environment where your ideas will be heard.
  • Genuine opportunity to develop a supply chain system, manage it and grow with it. − Competitive remuneration and incentives based on performance.

Activities of the Supply Chain Manager at Solid’Africa CBC  

  •  Development of an appropriate supply chain strategy.
  • Leading the supply chain team that comprises of the central warehouse and logistics staff in the execution  of best practices.
  • Directing and coordinating global supply chain functions to ensure the warehouses have sufficient supply

for continuous kitchen operations. 

  • Setting the criteria for selecting and assessing the ability of suppliers and vendors to maintain a constant  supply.
  • Negotiation of prices for locally available raw materials with farmers and other producers. − Development of policies to maximize operational efficiencies for production.
  • Keeping abreast with the local food supply dynamics.
  •  In conjunction with the operations team, identify optimal shipment and transportation routes. − Being the lead in warehouse safety management.
  • Management and minimization of operational and reputational risk associated with food. − Training and guiding of direct reports as well as situational awareness for the other staff members. − Performance of any other duties related to the supply chain as may be assigned.

What will make you successful  

We are a team of about 100, all committed to the core mission of Solid’Africa. If you feel you are the right  individual and our requirements describe you, we would love to hear from you. Reach us at sandra@solidafrica.org with a copy to cfosolid@outlook.com Briefly let us know how you relate to our cause,  what you would do differently to address the challenge and how having you on board will help in achieving our  mission.

This position MUST report to the office to start on the 14th of November 2022.

Applications will be received until 23rd October 2022 with successful candidates being notified by 25th October  2022 and interviews conducted by 28th October 2022. 

Team Solid’Africa.

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