Supply Chain and Procurement Director | CSCO Ghana

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Supply Chain and Procurement Director | CSCO Ghana
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IT, Telecom SCD143 – GH2


Supply Chain and Procurement Director | CSCO

A leadership role within the Operating Company to lead the local Procurement and Supply chain team and to execute a turnaround of all local Procurement and Supply Chain activities.

•Lead Day-to-Day management of Procurement & Supply Chain Activities:
-Lead the local team to effectively execute local procurement, contract management, supply chain planning and logistics activities
-Negotiate high-value local contracts and escalations
-Effectively align with and leverage Global Procurement for negotiations with global suppliers or deals
-Oversee the effective execution of local procure-to-pay processes
-Support OpCo budgeting and plan the team activities and priorities accordingly
-Ensure cross-functional and & alignment on procurement & supply chain matters
-Monitor and report team effectiveness and efficiency with the relevant KPIs
•Execute strategic sourcing program
-Evaluate sourcing priorities and opportunities with respect to cost saving, quality and compliance
-Develop comprehensive sourcing program and resource allocation
-Execute sourcing program and restructure the supply base in critical spend areas
-Track and report results
•Boost procurement internal controls and supplier compliance
-Lead the adoption of new process and controls
-Build an environment that will not tolerate fraud
•Drive organization change
-Assess team strengths and weaknesses, and propose and implement changes as required (including hiring & firing)
-Assess cross-functional governance and implement change as required to improve procurement effectiveness and process compliance
-Sharpen team responsibilities and re-balance workload as required

Required Qualifications:

•Masters degree in Purchasing & Supply Management, Business Administration, Engineering, Finance or Accounting
•10+ years of business experience in a high performance, multinational, procurement & supply chain environment
•5+ years of experience in a procurement overall team leadership position with end-to-end responsibility
•Substantial experience in a procurement roles in Africa – a plus
•Experience with leading organizational change and strong people management skills, in an African context
•Excellent executive communication skills, written and oral
•Telco experience – a plus
•Demonstrable ability to work independently
•Highest integrity and ethical standards

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