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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €26.6 billion in FY2015, our 185,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operation...
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    East Africa Logistics Leader-Pipeline requisition

    Job Purpose

    • Responsible for the management of a logistic territory.
    • Assure the SC&L operations (responsible for transportation, logistic offer, and demand planning).
    • Assure the evolution of the design of the supply chain within the logistic territory.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • In charge of the management of the Distribution Center, assuring all the Supply Chain and Logistics operations to ensure the efficient fulfillment of the commercial logistic offer (CLO) to improve Customers Satisfaction
    • Taking the lead to represent and implement main GSC and company policies, priorities, objectives, process requirements Supports and participates in audits including planning and implementing the overall supply chain strategy
    • Assure and coordinate the Supply chain &Logistics operations for his/her logistic territory regarding transportation, logistic offer, demand planning.
    • Resources Balance (MRP) for Raw materials components, sub-assemblies, and finished products by managing the customer needs and the replenishments backlog, ensure product availability by taking actions to solve backorders and shortages, analyze stock discrepancies and perform adjustments.
    • Build strong local logistics competencies and ensure a targeted level of turnover
    • Guarantee the respect of =S= policy & implementation of the local rules
    • Actively Participate in the collaborative sales forecast (CSF) meeting in the country for forecast validation and stocking policy review to meet customers and market specifications. Participate in the weekly sales meeting, sharing monthly sales forecast and working assiduously to meet the target
    • Support inventory optimization actions to reach inventory targets (DIG, Excess, Obsolescence, and NOC reduction)
    • Manage and report all the SC related KPIs (OTDC, BOL, Unhealthy Stock, AC2,.) with root cause analysis and then develop action plans
    • Identify process bottleneck, suggest solutions for improvements and implement in a timely manner
    • Ensure the right focus and implementation on EHS action plans
    • Implementation of a new MRP system (SAP)
    • Manage the efficiency of the whole animation system
    • Review monthly action plans with department managers

    Role Requirement

    • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain planning preferable.
    • At least 10 years’ experience in logistics, supply chain, transport, and customs environment
    • Proficient in SAP, Navision MRP systems
    • Knowledge in transport and customs operations
    • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with our customers as well as vendors.
      • Ability to manage the network of interconnected businesses involved in the provision of product and service for end customers and apply the understanding that supply chain management spans from movement and storage of raw materials to finished goods delivery at point-of-consumption into end-to-end process design and standards identification.
      • Ability to accurately identify risks that affect supply, transformation, delivery, and customer demand and effectively analyze the probability, control, and impact of identified risks and develop strategies that minimize their impact on customers and the business.
      • Ability to incorporate sustainability into logistics process design and execution throughout the lifecycles of goods and services while creating, protecting, and growing environmental, social, and economic value for stakeholders.

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    Senior Project Manager-East Africa(Pipeline Requisition)

    Senior Project Manager

    • Responsible for management of customer projects across East Africa involving all departments (Site Management, Engineering, Logistics, Purchasing, Finance, Services)

    Job Purpose

    • Manage large Customer projects following applicable company policies and processes (the main one being CPP: Customer Project Process).
    • Manage the relationship with the customer and third parties within the project scope and accountable for the execution of the project in line with the contract.
    • Contribute to project managers' community of practice.

    Key responsibilities

    • Organize & manage the project team and suppliers. Monitor their progress in line with the Project plan (scope, schedule, and budget) till completion.
    • Ensure effective communication within the team for best team coordination and motivation."            
    • Manage project contract ensuring fulfillment of Schneider Electric contractual obligations and application of its contractual rights.
    • Ensure all appropriate actions to timely recover customer receivables (payments…) are done with the support of shared functions."            
    • Monitor, control & report project execution status, progress & KPIs. Ensure full & effective reporting to management (reports, project reviews, …).
    • Inform timely the management about project events impacting project performance or compliance with governance principles."            
    • Assess the analysis of all kinds of risks & opportunities (Financial, technical, commercial, ...) then define and carry till successful completion of necessary actions to avoid or mitigate risks and achieve opportunities. Manage claims & variation orders.            
    • Drive customer relationships (including end-user if applicable), leading and organizing all project team interaction with customer organizations (correspondences, emails, calls, meetings, ...). Ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.            
    • Take full accountability over project profitability (cost, cash flow & margin) including forecasting, engagements follow-up & re-forecasting. Ensure timely revenue recognition as per the forecast. Implement profitability improvement actions.            
    • Ensure the project team and suppliers are executing the project in full compliance with Schneider-Electric processes, quality instructions, and governance principles. Take all necessary actions to correct any deviations or quality issues occurring during project execution.            
    • Handle successfully Project transfer from Selling to Execution phases via proactive involvement with the Sales & Tendering team prior to the transfer.            
    • Contribute to the PM Community of Practice within his Execution Center and globally within the Execution Center network. Identify, formalize, share, and promote lessons learned and best practices.

    Role Requirement

    • Engineering qualification
    • Minimum 10 years of solid experience in a Customer Project environment            
    • Experience in managing equipment or transactional orders is a plus            
    • Cross-functional and cross border experiences is a plus            
    • Strong communication skills, effective in a cross-cultural environment to foster collaboration toward a common goal            
    • Proven leadership skills in project context focusing despite stress and headwinds on business objectives            
    • Ability to understand, influence & convince in a complex matrix organization

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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