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Manager Supply Chain and Logistics - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Logistics Jobs, Procurement Jobs, General Management Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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The Role
To provide leadership and management of the purchasing and logistics department at the mine site. To develop and implement purchasing processes for capital and non-capital procurement of products, equipment, and support services. To provide work direction to the purchasing and logistics team.

Your Responsibilities:

To formulate and execute short- and intermediate term business plans for the purchasing and logistics function at site; ensuring alignment with the organization’s overall strategy.
Work closely with Global Supply Chain for the strategic initiatives.
Sets priorities and allocates resources.
Manages the human, financial and operational resources of purchasing and logistics.
Represent department in meetings, work with other department heads on strategic development, and work with senior management in meeting objectives of this group.
Formulates the annual operating and capital budgets for the department consistent with IAMGOLD’s established financial guidelines and business planning process.
Oversees the implementation of processes, policies, systems and practices within purchasing and logistics that maximize operational efficiencies and competitive advantage, following guidelines from Global Supply Chain.
Acts as a change agent and project sponsor for key initiatives; models organizational values, sets the cultural tone and prioritizes business goals

To ensure that products, equipment, services, and materials are purchased on time, of best value, and within budget.
Responsible for all purchasing, inventory and warehouse staff on mine site and city location.
Responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of all activities related to purchasing and logistics that contribute to a unified business platform that is scalable, transferable to other functional areas, and adds value for key stakeholders
Prepares reports and completes documentation supporting negotiation and final purchasing decisions, including maintenance of inventory and tracking systems.
Attend all management meetings and maintain business relationship with heads of all mine departments.
Oversees the negotiation of standard terms and conditions with respect to capital and non-capital purchases.
Oversees activities of the warehouse, including issues related to material logistics and expediting, storage and inventory control maintenance, and / or property utilization in accordance with mining operations, corporate and site policies, procedures, and regulations.
Finalize and submit weekly, monthly and daily reports.
Daily briefing at the morning management meetings.
Prepares communication materials, manuals and other written materials related to purchasing and logistics.
Supervise logistics division and interface with major suppliers on regular basis.
Manage contract negotiation and administration on site. Implement good contract management practices on site, in all departments.
Approval of requisitions and purchase orders when submitted.

Provide direction to the purchasing and logistics team.
Identifies strategies and key performance goals and acts as an advisor to the direct reports; works to overcome challenges and barriers and minimize risk.
Sets performance targets and measures, monitors and manages overall performance of the function and direct reports.
Builds the capabilities of the team to enhance function's ability to achieve the financial and operating strategy; hires appropriately, leverages the talents of the function and takes corrective action where necessary.
Ensures there is a comprehensive and effective succession management strategy in place for the function; identifies succession role requirements and high potential talent and actively develops key talent.
Approve time sheets and other pertinent documents.


What we look for:

University degree in administration/management or a related field of study
Minimum of 15 years experience in inventory, warehousing, purchasing and contracts.
Minimum 5 years experience in a superintendent/manager role.
Good computer skills.
Excellent knowledge of purchasing, contract, inventory and warehouse management.
Good negotiating skills and strong leadership.
Applies Strategic Thinking & Global Focus: Brings a global mindset and systemic thinking to support the strategic focus and future success of the organization.
Builds Diverse Stakeholder relationships: Proactively develops strong and mutually beneficial relationships with multiple stakeholders.
Demonstrates Personal Leadership: Takes personal ownership for the success of the organization achieved through candor, creative debate active listening, coaching and a commitment to self-improvement.
Develops People, Teams, & Culture: Maximizes the potential of individuals, teams, and culture through a targeted investment in coaching, development, and engagement.
Drives Excellence in Execution: Enables breakthrough results through organizational alignment, courageous action, new thinking, and accountability.

Interested candidates should click on Apply Now to be directed to this vacancy on the IAMGOLD careers website and complete the application process online

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Procurement
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Mar 22, 2019, 4:26:48 PM

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