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Monday, 12 December 2016

Logistics & Supply Chain Manager


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BBOXX is a UK-based company providing affordable, upgradeable solar solutions to meet off-grid customers’ energy needs. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. With over 70,000 systems deployed so far, we have 300+ staff - working across 5 offices in the UK, China and East Africa - who are waking up every morning to work with BBOXX to electrify 20M people by 2020. We invite you to join us on this journey to electrify rural Africa!

Website: http://www.bboxx.co.uk

Title: Logistics & Supply Chain Manager, East Africa

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Purpose: Design, implement and monitor BBOXX’s logistics management processes and tools for the product range across the East African retail network

Responsibilities:

  • Create and deliver a vision for managing the rural retail logistics network used in moving inventory around the retail business in Rwanda and Kenya
  • Work closely with the Accounting team to ensure inventory holdings are captured accurately
  • Monitor and support shop inventory levels across East Africa
  • Train and guide relevant country staff on global processes, tools and improvements
  • Be the company expert in stock management throughout our retail network
  • Define and support the recruitment of the relevant country Logistics & Supply Chain staff
  • Work closely with other company experts to ensure that process, tool and staff conflicts are resolved
  • Work with I.T. to implement the Logistics & Supply Chain vision in the company’s ERP system
  • Ensure that logistics processes in BBOXX’s Operational Management System are always up to date
  • Conduct country Logistics & Supply Chain audits to ensure adherence to Logistics processes
  • Lead inventory ordering and model mix planning for inventory from Asia
  • Liaise with the logistics team in Asia for product planning, shipping and documentation
  • Regularly compile information on how competitors distribute to the last mile


Person specification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field of Engineering, Business Management, or Logistics & Supply
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • 5+ years’ experience in retail logistics management, including warehouse and transportation management, risk management, sales planning/projections
  • People management experience required
  • Experience in process design
  • Prior experience in rural logistics or operations in a developing country
  • Good attention to detail
  • Significant experience clearing containers in the Africa region
  • International experience


How to apply:
Send your C.V. and cover letter to: j.kaviiko@bboxx.co.uk
Must put the position you are applying for in the subject line. Failure to do this, your application shall not be considered.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

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