Unity Homes Head of Supply Chain & Equipment Maintenance Jobs in Kenya

Unity Homes Head of Supply Chain & Equipment Maintenance Jobs in Kenya

The Role

Reporting to: Chief Construction Officer.


As Head of Supply Chain, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring our overall supply chain strategy in order to maximise efficiency and productivity.

In addition, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining mutually beneficial business relationships with vendors and distributors both locally and internationally.

You will also be responsible for the storage of materials required for our housing construction projects.

As Head of Equipment Maintenance, you will oversee and lead maintenance procedures and actions.

You’ll collaborate with other departments, such as Operations and Finance teams. You should also have great negotiation skills, leadership and communication ability.

Job Specifications

  • Previous experience as a Supply Chain Manager or in a similar field.

  • Some experience in equipment maintenance (extensive mechanical knowledge is not required but it will help).

  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes.

  • Hands on Experience with Supply chain management software (eg. SAP, Excel…).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers and customers.

  • Demonstrate experience of leading a purchasing function with a proven track record in strategic purchasing leadership delivering effective purchasing strategies, policies, processes and systems.

  • Attention to detail.

    Job Summary

    Supply Chain

  • Oversee the entire supply chain for the company, including the procurement and inventory management of all Unity Homes sites,

  • Drive and manage stock takes to ensure effective inventory management is being conducted,

  • Actively find, and then drive the negotiation process with suppliers and vendors
    to constantly find better deals for the company,

  • Negotiate contract terms with key / strategic suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from operation and development teams,

  • Directly manage procurement officers and stores supervisors on each site (day-to-day management undertaken by the Project Manager of the site),

  • Coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions.

  • Create, review and implement supply chain procedures and policies that align to the company’s mission.

  • Identify optimal delivery, shipment and/or transportation routes with attention to consolidation of warehousing and distribution to different project sites,

  • Keep detailed records, generate reports, and develop presentations to help management understand the logistics perspective.

    Maintenance Equipment

  • Review and Implement the company’s Equipment Maintenance procedure,

  • Lead the Equipment Maintenance team (Equipment Maintenance supervisor),

  • Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance,
  • Keep maintenance logs and report related to equipments,

  • Ensure health and safety policies are complied with.

    Closing Date: 20th October 2022

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see: Unity Homes Head of Supply Chain & Equipment Maintenance Jobs in Kenya

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