Supply Chain Officer

  •   Full Time
  •   Accra
  •   GHS – GHS Yearly

The Supply Chain Officer is responsible for implementing approved policies and procedures related to logistical and procurement activities in support of the company’s operations.

Main Job Duties

  1. Evaluate and process procurement requests received as directed to meet user requirements in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) (strict adherence/compliance to SOP)internal procedures (damaged goods, expiry dates etc.)
  2. Develop and maintain a database of suppliers
  3. Keep communication with suppliers constant to ensure timely delivery of goods
  4. Undertake comprehensive due diligence on all suppliers and potential suppliers to ensure compliance with applicable laws and company policies
  5. Develop and maintain positive business relationships with suppliers
  6. Liaise with the Warehouse sections to prepare and report on stock levels to the Distribution Manager
  7. Liaise with Transport Officer to ensure received goods are transported to the appropriate locations under good conditions at all times.
  8. Maintain contact with requestor departments and communicate status of goods requested to them
  9. Exhausts all avenues on requisitions received to satisfy the needs of the customer
  10. Exercise due diligence in order placements by tracking product run rates and reconciling physical stock with the system to verify needs
  11. Coordinate returns of products to suppliers
  12. Work closely with the finance office to ensure prompt payments to suppliers to accelerate procurement
  13. Generate re-order levels for products to guide in order planning
  14. Liaise with branches on special orders for external customers
  15. Make copies of purchase orders available to warehouses to confirm orders made at the point of delivery
  16. Performs any other duties as change may require

Skills & Competency Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle pressured situations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


Educational and Professional qualification

  • A good First Degree in Logistics & Supply Chain or any related field with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Human Resources & Recruitment

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees


English, French

Job Category

Supply Chain

Applications Accepted Until

28 June 2019

Office Location

115 Kwame Nkrumah Avenue