Soufflet Group Logistics and Procurement Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Soufflet Group Logistics and Procurement Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Company Description

  • The Soufflet is a French family-owned business which is collecting and adding value to agricultural raw materials through industrial milling and malting among other activities. France’s top private cereal collector, the Group is also a major player in supplying inputs to farmers cultivating various field crops.

  • In malting, it is a front-rank world player on the malt market with 28 malt plants in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, located at the heart of the barley producing regions.

    Core Mission:

  • The Logistic and Procurement Manager is in charge to follow up, coordinate and supervise all international imports.

  • He /She is planning, budgeting, and organizing the Inbound and outbound logistics (local Ethiopian transport).

  • He /She is in charge for all procurement activities (except barley) and is the focal person for contract management.

    Major Responsibilities:

    The Logistics and Procurement Manager is in charge of:


  • Establishing Standard Operational Procedures for the importation process,

  • Ensuring that foreign suppliers provide timely all documentation deemed necessary to have an expedited custom clearance process,

  • Requesting and obtaining on behalf of the company all necessary Duty-Free Privilege.

  • Support freight forwarders and be the key point of contact for them for inland transport and custom process.

  • Relation with banks, importers and central bank for the allocation of foreign currency; Develop dashboards and KPI to follow-up on the importation process and report to the management of the Company.

    Transport and warehousing:

  • Tender, select and contract transporters to ensure adequate transport for barley and malt
    Manage the planning and execution of
    all transport activities.

  • Effectively manage inbound and outbound transport of the company (operation on time and at lowest cost).

  • Contract warehouse as per Agronomy needs
    Is involved in the operations & management of all satellite Warehouse.

    Procurement and Sales:

  • Developing a procurement manual and update it regularly for all non-barley products.

  • Leading any procurement needs (goods and services) as per company needs.

  • Developing suppliers’ database.

  • Manage the execution of contract, develop strategic partnership with suppliers and lead cost-saving initiative.

  • Prepare the annual budget within his scope (transport, warehouse, consumables, local capex, etc.) and follow its proper execution.

  • Identify buyers for barley by products and ensure proper execution of these sales contracts;

    Job Requirements


  • MA or BA Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related fields.

    Experience and knowledge

  • Above 7 Years of experience in FMCG industry. Out of which 3 years as a manager or supervisor.

  • Experience in importation and customs rules and procedure is required.

  • Knowledge of advanced logistics, 5S and other recent logistics & warehouse management systems are a plus.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicants can send their CV to:


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