Senior Logistics Officer – Raw Materials

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Senior Logistics Officer - Raw Materials

  • Post Date:April 12, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Manufacturing
Job Description

Applications are invited from experienced, results oriented and suitably qualified persons for the position of SENIOR LOGISTICS OFFICER – RAW MATERIALS which has arisen at a large Harare based manufacturing company.

Responsible to: The Group Procurement Manager


  • Competent sourcing of key raw materials from international suppliers for the manufacture of fertilizer and agrochemicals.
  • Production of weekly reports indicating status of key raw materials in transit, quantity of materials paid for, stocks held by merchants in the country including materials in transit to Merchants.
  • Monitoring and reporting, through a dashboard the fluidity and cost of logistics from all sources of key manufacturing raw materials to destination.
  • Advising management on status of ports of interest and commercial flights from offshore raw material sources to destination and facilitating resolution of logistical challenges (i.e., air, road and rail).
  • Preparing procurement reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing contract documents and managing procurement procedures to finality.
  • Liaising with various departmental heads in addressing their procurement requirements.
  • Ability to carry out logistical and strategic competitor analysis risks.


  • An Economics, Business Studies or Procurement degree from reputable institutions.
  • A Higher Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (e.g., CIPS).
  • At least five years of similar procurement managerial experience in a heavy manufacturing or mining environment.
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act.
  • Experience in International Trade is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management systems.
  • High level computer literacy.
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player and ability to work under minimal supervision.

Only qualified and experienced candidates should apply attaching CVs and copies of qualifications to email address: [email protected] to be received by not later than 14 April 2022.