SILAFRICA Commercial Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

SILAFRICA Commercial Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Business and Administration, Management


  • Addis Ababa

    Career Level:

  • Senior Level (5+ years experience)

    Job Description

    SILAFRICA is East and Central Africa’s PREMIER plastic company that provides a wide range of plastic products and solutions to a substantial and diversified client base that includes Industries, institutions, governments and Homes.

    Job Purpose

    Analyze, forecast and coordinate raw material planning and procurement for STL and DSL to ensure availability of raw materials in line with the production and sales plan and optimize the cost of inbound logistics.

    Coordinate and manage a raw materials sales and delivery service for Silafrica Ethiopia to achieve trading and profitability targets.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage the raw material and procurement plan to ensure no stock outs, low inventory levels, accountability of material movements, on time payment to suppliers and optimized in bound logistic costs.
  • Manage and oversee the importation process (raw materials, capex, spares and consumables as well as trading items) in order to ensure statutory compliance and fast clearance at no extra cost.
  • Plan, execute and advise on an effective exportation process to ensure services are provided in line with marketing and sales business requirements.
  • Monitor and control stock movements and take timely and appropriate action to ensure implementation of the FIFO procedure, proper reporting of stock forecasts, no pilferages and clearance of non-moving stock.
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, bankers, clearing agents, transporters and logistics
    service providers, TRA and other stake holders involved in the imports and exports value chain.
  • Manage and oversee a raw material sales and delivery process to achieve trading objectives such as clearance of extra stock, replacement of inventory at lower prices and maximization of profit levels.
  • Train, motivate and manage staff to ensure they are well trained and meet their performance objectives.
  • Identify, recommend and implement initiatives to ensure continuous improvement in inbound supply chain processes in line with business objectives
    Willing to learn and working in a team environment

    Job Requirements


  • BA Degree in Business Administration, Business management and equivalent

    Work Experience

  • 5+ Years relevant experience, including at least 3 years in materials management and inventory control preferably in a plastics manufacturing environment, logistics, and exports/imports

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Materials management, inventory control, warehousing, imports and exports, negotiation skills, strong communication skills, problem solving, results oriented, relationship building, systematic, flexible, service oriented.
  • Strong communication (English spoken and written) skills, including the ability to advise and train users in the use of Information Systems/applications and related matters and effectively prepare specifications, written reports and other documentation in a clear, concise manner

    How to Apply

  • Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application letter, Curriculum vitae and copy of supporting documents only through email address by 4th January, 2019 and the application should be before the application deadline.
  • Application email subject shall state the position title and the attached files.

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