Interswitch East Africa Job Vacancy 2018 for Analyst, Supply Chain Management, Application Details

Interswitch East Africa Job Vacancy 2018 for Analyst, Supply Chain Management, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Interswitch East Africa Job Vacancy 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Interswitch East Africa Job Vacancy 2018

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis.

The company started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing company that builds and manages payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout Africa.

Job description

Job Purpose:


We are looking for a qualified Analyst, Supply Chain Management who will be responsible for end-to-end process of purchase and Supply

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demand planning
  • Maintains company-wide purchase records and updates as appropriates
  • Provides input (historical purchase records by business units and product lines) to support the demand forecasting process
  • Purchase Planning
  • Provides information on purchase lead times, pricing flexibility and vendor performance to support the demand planning process
  • Vendor Management / Vendor Performance Management
  • Uses feedback from business units to evaluate the Procurement unit’s capacity to fulfillrequirements (in terms of supplier size, relationships, competencies, financial performance, order fulfilment performance etc)
  • Reports on vendor performance and recommends changes (additions, deletions etc) to the registered vendor list and terms of engagement
  • Evaluates post-delivery performance
  • Participate in designated supplier selection process
  • Proactively identifies supplier sources when necessary utilizing a network of benchmarking peers to drive for best practices
  • Procurement Operations
  • Participates in specialized projects and assignments related to procurement
  • Receives invoices, validates, obtains required authorization for supplier payments
  • Provides advice and guidance to internal customers on procurement matters:
    • Qualified vendor options
    • Product pricing and product specifications
    • Sourcing options (locations)
    • Delivery lead times
  • Analyze and prepares purchase orders, ensuring that terms and conditions are favourable to the company
  • Negotiates designated purchase terms to secure the most favourable conditions for the company
  • Ensures that procurement requirements meet / comply with procurement policy guidelines and external regulations (e.g. VAT, invoice format)
  • Arrange for samples, testing and evaluation of new products and ensure staff are aware of new product lines from new suppliers
  • Provides feedback and information on purchase procedures and processes to help improve efficiencies
  • Monitor and review progress of purchase orders and consult with vendors and/or user departments to implement corrective action when required
  • Follows up with suppliers to ensure that orders are correctly invoiced and then forwards to Finance for prompt payment
  • Supports inspection of goods received against invoice on receipt of items
  • Generates relevant approval memos for purchases
  • Interfaces with finance team and supports vendor account reconciliation
  • Record Management
    • Maintains procurement records, invoice purchase order matching , updates vendor information
    • Periodically updates standard pricing for items on ERP
    • Maintains procurement records including electronic records in the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Microsoft Dynamics AX as well as on the file server; ensuring accuracy and integrity of data
  • Relationship Management
    • Supports relationships with other business/service partners, third party Suppliers and other external parties as applicable

Academic Qualification(s)

University degree in a quantitative discipline

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Professional Qualifications

CPA or related qualification would be an added advantage


Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Interswitch career website on to apply

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