SCM Planning Support service 306 views41 applications

The primary responsibility of this job holder is to provide data analysis to improve our supply chain operations,  increase efficiency and reduce costs, analytical mind and a strong business acumen, Problem-solving skills and attention to detail are essential.


  • Responsible for end-to-end planning of inventory from end-user demand to supply. 
  • Develop procurement and inventory management plans to support national-level projects and occasional events. 
  • Management of third party offsite storage. 
  • Identify current and potential product shortages, develop and execute recovery, advice interested parties such as item owners, end users, of status and recovery plans. 
  • Monitor items in Inventory planning – Consumption vs. On hand quantities and procure accordingly to maintain nominal stock, balancing the space consumed in a Central warehouse (CWH) and item expiry dates. 
  • Identifying and defining stocking policy based on Vital, Essential and Non-Essential (VEN) classifications. 
  • Monitor, calculate and update min max for items based on trend analysis for all individual health centers and CWH. 
  • Follow up with Logistics stakeholder and suppliers for inbound orders for medical consumables. 
  • Monitor daily transactions are in line with the agreed policies. 
  • Obtain clarifications from end users and highlight to the concerned managers if abnormal consumptions are found. 
  • Maintain tracking sheets for stock out items and initiate temporary resolution and permanent solution. Conduct a root cause analysis where necessary. 
  • Monitor the stock out items until the issue is permanently resolved. 
  • Coordinate with storekeepers on a daily basis to understand the requirements and advice item movements to avoid bottlenecks and stock outs.  
  • Updating of VEN classification and stocking policy as and when required inline to company policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor and arrive at a reorder point data for complex items (items which have irregular consumption pattern) to automate the planning within the Oracle ERP system. 
  • Constant interaction with end user and assessment of demand requirements. Reflect changes in item level forecasts and update procurement strategy. 
  • Provide periodic reports and requested information such as consumption report for health centers, CWH, to management.  
  • Monitor inbound stocks for agreed shelf life and the consultant is responsible for issuing out nearest expiry on an ad-hoc distribution plan. 
  • Mandatory Excel skills for reporting, forecasting, analyzing and reconciliation. 
  • Maintain a dashboard for items outlining the monthly consumption, monthly average, expiry dates and available stock for health centers. 
  • Maintain a dashboard for items consumption, health center wise, to track the consumption and report abnormal and irregularities, if found.

Basic competencies: 

  • Minimum of five years in SCM operations and support in the public sector. 
  • Strategic assessment and planning of requirements. 
  • Sourcing strategy development. 
  • Supplier strategy development. 
  • Contract administration and management. 
  • Inventory/supply management. 
  • Logistics and transportation management. 
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