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Expert in Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain Management

Expert ID: 729540 Uganda

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Expert has applied his Procurement & Supply Chain Management background coupled with his Knowledge of Chemistry/Bio-chemistry to create robust operating plans in various sectors .This was further enhanced by the training acquired on the SAP business enterprise Resource planning tool with specific emphasis on the Materials Management Module. Under the different portfolios in the supply Chain department right from Quality Assurance, Syrup Manufacture, production processing
He was part of the team that established a central Procurement Role in the business. Established good working relationships with the customs & Excise Authority (URA) resulting in a duty drawback refund of over USD 2.8 million. Attained cost saving as a result of consolidated purchases. With the guidance of SAP, he was able to analyse spend patterns for sound business decisions leading to controlling the level of stock holding for non core business items.
Centralization of agricultural inputs into the Central purchasing points eliminating the use of hired storage facilities - Write up stock policies for the company.
No stoppages due to raw material shortages Attainment of 80% Production to plan target. Attainment of Operational Plans .Attainment of quality awards Attainment of Operational yields set by the Company.


Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2010 Degree: MSc Subject: Procurement & Supply Chain Management Institution: Makerere University, Kampala
Year: 2005 Degree: Graduate Diploma Subject: Purchasing & Supply Institution: CIPS (UK)
Year: 1995 Degree: Ordinary Diploma Subject: Science Techniques-Chemistry/Biochemistry Techniques Institution: Uganda Polytechnic, Kyambogo

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Primary Logistics Manager Department: Responsibilities: -Plan and manage the on time and full delivery of Inputs from International and Local Suppliers to CPPs and distribution/issuance to Leaf Growing. -Ensure best practice in Green Leaf stock management and storage at CPPs. -Manage CPP assets to ensure that resources are secure and used in the most efficient and effective manner possible by applying continuous cost-control mechanism. Propose appropriate capital expenditure and when agreed ensure effective implementation in order to satisfy the company's short and long term needs. -To plan and manage the on time and in full delivery of Green Leaf from upcountry CPPs to the GLT (Kampala) -To plan and manage the on time and in full delivery of Green Leaf from Auzi to the Thika in Kenya -Management of Green Leaf receipts, storage and robust stock and inventory management at GLT. -Wrapping materials preparation and issuance to GLT for processing. -Maintain Best Practice in relation to infestation control with regular housekeeping and good hygiene. -Effectively manage the control environment in the Supply Chain to minimise risk of loses (Business risk/Audit). -To ensure effective management of signed off Fixed & Semi -Variable spend within Primary Logistics Budget. -To ensure the BATLEAF system data integrity and monitor continuously for real time validity in order to achieve data integrity. -Ensure trace-ability of tobacco from the CPPs to GLT through the innovative use of available computer software and hardware systems. -Implement EHS policy by making the working environment safer with better House Keeping as well as develop safety awareness amongst the workforce. -Ensure that all the storage and transport facilities meet the EH&S and Security procedures -Play a pro-active and effective role in managing crisis.
Years: 2009 to 2009 Employer: World Vision International-Uganda Title: PROCUREMENT OFFICER Department: Procurement Responsibilities: Track information, monitor and coordinate business in the supply chain department. 2. Manage data (analyze, interpret) and provide management information reports. 3. Contribute to contract negotiation processes, document and report on benefits accruing from such negotiations. 4. Develop systems, supervise and assure quality across the functions of procurement, stores, transport and administration in the supply chain department. 5. Prepare local purchase orders, track contracts and take safe custody of contract records. 6. Process and forward to Financial Accounts Department supplier payment documents for goods and services; and carry out periodic analysis of costs per Project/Department/ Division.
Years: 2003 to 2009 Employer: Century Bottling Co.Ltd aka Cocacola Sabco Title: PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR Department: Procurement Responsibilities: .Responsible for the creation and Maintenance of the Supplier Data Base 2.Carry out the Procurement role of the Company.departments by getting involved right from the Identification of need s right up to final fulfillment Search for cost saving initiatives from Procurement goods and services 3.Identify key business suppliers for long-term negotiations 4.Play an advisory role for Departments in relation to satisfying their needs 5.Carry out market research for goods & services required by the business 6.Seek to establish long term relations with supplier's for those already developed and explore ways of expanding our Supplier base by developing potential new comers.
Years: 1999 to 2003 Employer: Century Bottling Co.Ltd aka Cocacola Sabco Title: PRODUCTION PLANNER/PROCUREMENT OFFICER Department: Production Responsibilities: Follow through on all raw material orders for the Production Department Ensure that Orders arrive as and when required Document Processing in relation to Importation requirements Act a s link between .the Various Supplier's and Clearing agents for imported Cargo Follow up o0n insurance Claims in relation to imported Cargo Ensure that the Company meets all Tax obligations in relation to imported cargo to URA Link between Overseas supplier's and the various ordering departments in the Company
Years: 1998 to 1999 Employer: COCA COLA UGANDA Title: PRODUCTION FOREMAN Department: Responsibilities: Supervision and motivation of the sub-ordinates under my control Responsible for the Quality of finished Product Ensure adequate Production output to meet sales Demand Achieve productivity results as set by the Company Responsible for the implementation of good manufacturing practices within the Production area. Responsible for the achievement of Operational Plans Ensure Proper time utilization in the production area at the lowest cost
Years: 1997 to 1998 Employer: COCA COLA UGANDA Title: SYRUP MAKER Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for organizing the workforce in the section. Ensure proper house keeping for both equipment and syrup room area. Ensure that raw materials for making syrup are used in the right proportions to achieve the set standards. Ensure proper co-ordination between syrup making section, production and quality departments in relation to syrup manufacture and use. Ensuring that proper records are kept for the raw materials under our control. Ensure discipline among staff members.
Years: 1996 to 1997 Employer: Century Bottling Co.Ltd aka Cocacola Sabco Title: Laboratory Technician Department: Production Responsibilities: Responsible for the routine process monitoring checks. Responsible for compiling and updating quality records. Responsible for implementing all activities designated in the TCCQS. Responsible for the care and maintenance of analysis equipment in the QA Laboratory. Responsible for the implementation of good manufacturing practices within the plant e.g. hygiene.
Years: 1995 to 1996 Employer: Madhvani Oil and Soap Industries LTD Title: Laboratory Technician Trainee Department: Production Responsibilities: Responsible for the routine analysis of soap and oil. Responsible for the house keeping in the QA Laboratory. Responsible for record Keeping. Responsible for the care and maintenance of analysis equipment in the QA Laboratory.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2003 to 2003 Country / Region: South Africa/ Port Elizabeth Summary: SAP MM training at Port Elizabeth With Coca-Cola Sabco. Trained as module co-ordinator
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: South Africa/ Port Elizabeth Summary: SAP MM training at Port Elizabeth With Coca-Cola Sabco. Trained as module co-ordinator
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: Mozambique Summary: SAP MM role out team in Mozambique
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: Kenya Summary: SAP MM role out team go-live in Kenya

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
CIPS (UK)
Licenses / Certifications
MCIPS

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
SAP training in Materials Management module
Marketing Experience
MCIPS
Other Relevant Experience
Strategic Vision: Identifying and communicating key issues, anticipating opportunities and future threats.
Insight: Confidently confront problems quickly and directly whilst seeking and responding to feedback
Good written and verbal communication.
Strong numeracy and analysis capability.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Very good at all levels

Fields of Expertise

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