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Supply Chain Manager – Mogadishu, Somalia

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  • Post date:12 Jan 2021
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Supply Chain Manager Job Announcement


Title Supply Chain Manager
Purpose Manage the entire process in the planning of procurement and supply chain activities
Location Mogadishu with frequent travel in all regions of South and Central Somalia
Reporting to Head of Operation Department


Somtel connects the people that keep Somalia on the move. It does this by providing integrated telecommunications solutions to individuals, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Government and large corporates in Somalia, drawing from a diverse solutions suite that includes voice, data, mobile money as well as network services. Powered by its vast fiber optic infrastructure, it is also a major provider of wholesale, carrier-to-carrier traffic within the country and the region.


Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Operation Department, the Supply Chain Manager will take a leadership role in executing effective and efficient procurement and supply chain services in Somtel Somalia ensuring values and competencies in maintaining transparency, integrity and compliance with established rules and regulations.


  • Manage the entire process in the planning of procurement and supply chain activities, inventory control, logistics and distribution, ensuring effectively functioning processes to avoid costly delays and lost opportunities
  • Ensure effective lines of communication between departments and the procurement team to ensure priority requirements, timely delivery of goods, works and services using the most appropriate procurement procedures
  • Be responsible for introducing process improvements in the supply chain and identify new vendors/suppliers without jeopardizing quality and service delivery
  • Manage relationships with vendors, suppliers and contractors that facilitate smooth flow of services to Somtel Somalia.
  • Manage and monitor all transactional procurement including tendering processes, evaluation, contracting, contract management, legal considerations and payment conditions, contractors, performance evaluation and risk assessment
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual procurement plans and progress reports as required
  • Facilitate customs clearance of imported supplies, materials, equipment and/or vehicles for all assets held by Somtel Somalia
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • Master’s degree in supply chain or related disciplines
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling Somtel Somalia’s values and ethical standards
  • Good understanding of the business, operational environment and its clients
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to persuade and influence others
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules
  • Fluency in both writing and speaking of English language

Interested candidates are kindly requested to get in touch with our Human Resource Office.

Please contact by email hrm.ss@somtelnetwork.net

NB: Application deadline is January 20, 2021

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