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  • Posted: May 29, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
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    The Beginning Roam was founded in 2017 just as electric mobility was taking off, when electric cars were just arriving on our streets. Roam vision is to make electric transport more accessible to a broader market by making the technology more cost efficient and simplifying deployment. The company focuses on all-electric conversion kits for fleet vehicles ...
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    Import & Export Associate

    Position Overview:

    We are currently seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Import and Export Associate to join our Legal team. The Supply Chain Associate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient flow of materials and products through our supply chain network. This position offers an exciting opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional teams, manage inventory, and optimize procurement processes to support our company's growth and expansion.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Monitor inventory levels under bond and share reports with our customs officers on a monthly basis.
    • Conduct regular inventory audits and reconcile discrepancies to maintain accuracy
    • Assist in the procurement process by sharing Hs code details and tax estimates for importing various parts.
    • Evaluate supplier performance and maintain strong relationships and provide required certifications for smooth imports and exports.
    • Coordinate with logistics partners to arrange transportation and shipment of materials and products.
    • Track shipments and manage delivery schedules to optimize efficiency and minimize delays through regular communication with our clearing agents.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and cost optimization within the supply chain.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement solutions and streamline workflows.
    • Follow up with government agencies such as Kebs and Ntsa for approval and processing of any required documents.
    • Analyze supply chain data to identify trends, forecast demand, and anticipate potential issues.
    • Generate reports and provide insights to support decision-making and strategic planning.
    • Compliance and Risk Management:
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies related to supply chain operations.
    • Identify and mitigate risks related to supplier performance, quality, and logistics.


    • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field.
    • ICMS Certification holder from KESRA or equivalent qualification.
    • 2+ years of experience in supply chain management, procurement, or logistics, preferably in the automotive or electric mobility industry.
    • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and with external partners.
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
    • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) preferred.
    • Knowledge of supply chain best practices, inventory management principles, and logistics operations.
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and thrive in a rapidly evolving industry.

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    Head of Supply Chain

    Position responsibilities

    The Head of Supply Chain is responsible for overseeing Leading, developing, and executing the strategic vision for the end-to-end supply chain operations encompassing procurement, material planning, logistics, and distribution.

    • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers from China, India, and other locations to ensure consistent and reliable supply of materials and components.
    • Work cross-functionally with production, sales, and finance teams to drive integrated business planning and forecast accuracy.
    • Implement robust performance management systems and metrics to track supplier performance, delivery accuracy, inventory levels, and cost efficiencies.
    • Create risk management strategies to mitigate potential supply chain disruptions.
    • Ensure compliance with local and international trade regulations and standards.
    • Evaluate and negotiate contracts with suppliers, freight forwarders, and logistics providers to optimize cost, delivery, and quality.
    • Lead a team of supply chain professionals and provide coaching and development opportunities to enhance team performance.
    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the supply chain and foster a culture of lean, process improvement, and operational excellence.


    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field. An MBA or related advanced degree is highly preferred.
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in supply chain management, with at least 5 years in a leadership role in the manufacturing industry. Experience in the electric vehicle industry is a plus.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience dealing with suppliers in China and India.
    • Proven track record of developing and implementing supply chain strategies that have contributed to the company's bottom line.
    • Excellent understanding of supply chain processes, lean methodologies, and ERP systems.
    • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills.
    • Ability to operate and influence effectively at all levels of the organization.
    • Strong leadership skills, with proven ability to develop teams and drive performance.
    • Ability to travel internationally as required.

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