Supply Chain Manager

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

ENGIE Energy Access (Africa)

Job Overview

Engie energy Access Zambia (EEA) is seeking a highly motivated and entrepreneurial supply chain manager with leadership experience to contribute to the growth of EEA across Zambia. The supply chain manager will report to the Zambia Head of Operations. The position will oversee the entire Zambia Supply Chain and work directly with Zambia and Global sales, to execute, analyze, and refine innovative supply chain SOPs

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage stock movements across the entire supply chain
  • Implement strategies for effective stock management and monthly audits to minimize shrinkage across all points of sale in Zambia
  • Control manufacturing and delivery processes to meet sales demands effectively
  • Plan and implement logistical strategy, ensuring targets are met
  • Oversee product storage, handling, and distribution
  • Use computer software to track and account for goods from origin to delivery
  • Work on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process and analyzing performance
  • Manage the costs involved while maintaining quality
  • Ensure you’re aware of exactly what is happening throughout the supply chain
  • Manage and motivate a team of supply chain staff
  • Improve the overall supply chain performance and look for any possible innovations to the process
  • Develop new and existing relationships with suppliers
  • Manage and minimize the risks (for example operational or reputational) that could affect or interrupt the supply chain
  • Consider the environmental impact of the supply chain to meet sustainability targets
  • Implement new technologies and stay alert to new trends and developments in the sector.
  • Ensure supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards
  • Collaborate with other departments to create coordinated plans for business growth
  • Manage entire Sales and Operations process with effective ordering and forecasting, and in-depth sales and product trends

Knowledge And Skills


  • Leadership & project management experience: We are looking for entrepreneurial candidates who have started or contributed significantly to a particular project, team or new company. We especially value candidates who have seen projects through from start to finish, from design to scale up phase.
  • Work experience: 3+ years of experience in warehouse and logistics management at the Manager level or above, preferably in FMCG; prior experience managing medium to large sized teams; prior experience with ERP systems and inventory management
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking ability
  • Solution oriented and the drive to work independently with no supervision – must be proactive!
  • Very strong attention to detail and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English proficiency)
  • A passion for Engie Energy Access and its values

Required Qualifications

  • Education: University degree, from a recognized institution


  • English
  • French is a plus
  • Mandarin is a plus

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