Supply Chain Section Leader at Buzwagi Mine


Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Supply Chain Section Leader based at Buzwagi Mine. This role reports to the Commercial Manager and the role holder will be accountable to provide leadership and optimize inventory holdings, reduce logistics (freight) costs and establish the Kahama Distribution Hub.

This is a two (2) year fixed term contract role, with the work roster being six weeks on and three weeks off.


• Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Reduce TRIFR and ensure that critical risks controls are implemented.
• Reduce stock holding/ inventory, whilst ensuring zero stock outs.
• Implement cost control system and an effective supervision of capital spending and in sale of obsolete and scraps within Supply Chain.
• Reduce freight costs.
• Coordinate the sale of redundant / obsolete stock, scrap & fixed assets.
• Kahama Distribution Hub establishment.
• Ensure the integration of Supply Chain into maintenance, processing and mine planning.
• Develop and maintain stakeholder engagement plan with key stakeholders, including; local and international suppliers, contractors, site operational staff, local government agencies.
• Timely and accurate completion of daily, weekly and monthly reports, with appropriate content.
• Ensure that objectives are met by team members.
• Conduct team member reviews and performance monitoring and appraisal meetings.
• Existence of Development Plans for team members, with milestones achieved.
• Ensure compliance with all Company legal ethics and compliance programs.


Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or equivalent
• Diploma in Business Administration will be an added advantage

Experience Requirements:

• Previous Supply Chain experience of not less than 6 years.
• Mining Industry experience will be an added advantage.
• 3 years’ experience in leadership role.
• 3 years’ experience in a remote site environment will be an advantage.

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

• Clear and effective communication skills in written and spoken English.
• Knowledge in Inventory cum systems and procedures.
• Strong organizational, analytical and negotiation skills.
• Excellent communication and analytical skills.
• Computer literate in MS Office Suite and Pronto.
• Strong desire to coach, train and develop people.
• Time management, scheduling and planning.
• Analysis and interpretation of data and troubleshooting.
• Team Leadership

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