To lead and take full accountability for the performance of the Supply Chain Operations Function in Mozambique.
Define and manage the Supply Chain strategic direction and management processes by analysing business requirements and market dynamics which reflect / meet the company’s objectives and business plans;
Implement strategies to ensure long term delivery of goods and services in the Mozambique markets with specific reference to compliance to local content requirements;
Render Supply Chain services to other Sasol Business Units in Mozambique and leverage on economies of scale;
Oversee the negotiation and conclusion of contracts that best serve the supply needs of operations as well as other BU’s in Mozambique within the Sasol Supply Chain governance rules;
Manage the Material Management activities including classification of stock, setting of optimal levels to ensure production delivery and warehouse activities;
Execute on the logistics requirements to support the operations in Mozambique;
Responsible for the On Time In Full delivery of materials, goods and serviced as and when required by the Mozambique operations;
Accountable for compliance to governance and the mitigation of risk within the overall portfolio;
Accountable for the SHE agenda within Supply Chain;
Ensure that local procurement targets are met as per the SPT Local Content Plan;
To drive Supplier Performance Management. Support contract holders in post award contract management activities;
People management and development – There are ~10 staff reporting to this role.
This position is for Mozambicans citiizens only
Minimum qualifications and experience:
Relevant Bachelor’s degree (Law, Engineering, Commercial) with a minimum of 8 years Supply Chain experience.
Key competencies required
Leadership and behavioural
Judgement: Makes sound decisions, bases decisions on facts, analyse problems skilfully, uses logic to reach solutions;
One-Sasol mind-set; Shapes business strategy; Business acumen; Drives accountability and high performance; Fosters teamwork and collaboration; Role models customer focus; Leverages diversity and inclusion; Nurtures and coaches; Builds partnerships.
Functional / Technical
Excellent knowledge of Supply Chain;
Good knowledge of Mozambique operating environment;
Experience working and interacting with regulators and government officials;
Familiar with applicable legislation and regulations;
Expert Stakeholder Management skills and good communicator;
Good Project Management skills;
Good Risk Management skills;
Flexibility: Remains open-minded and changes opinions on the basis of new information, performs a wide variety of tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change, mange transitions from task to task effectively, adapts to varying customer need.