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Sustainability, Sourcing and Supply Chain Manager

Job Reference: RS0484B
 

Job Title: Sustainability, Sourcing and Supply Chain Manager

Location: Africa

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Environment & Sustainability, Origination, Trading

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with Global coffee trading house looking to hire a Sustainability Sourcing and Supply Chain Manager to join the commercial team in Uganda.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for physically sourcing coffee from Ugandan and wider African markets and setting up company centres in rural Uganda / Africa
  • To lead sustainability and manage sustainability projects with regional partners such as NGO’s, Banks and commercial counterparties representing and working within stakeholders operational procedures.
  • Assist with / manage various certification projects and farmer support programmes within the region to assist with the viability of the companies sustainability program
  • Assist with reviewing and establishing procedures within the supply chain in areas such as the traceability of coffee.
  • Reports into regional COO

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 4+ years’ experience working within sourcing and supply chain management for coffee / closely related commodity products.
  • Clear experience working / running sustainability programs and representing company interests with local businesses, farmers, NGO’s etc.
  • As the role will require extensive travel – field based experience in performing this type of work is essential
  • Must have good experience in sourcing coffee (or closely related soft / agricultural) products within the African region
  • The role is expected to be based in Kampala but there is some flexibility to people being based throughout the rural Ugandan country.

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to andy@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.