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Data Analyst – Global Sourcing at M-KOPA Solar

Data Analyst – Global Sourcing at M-KOPA Solar.

Data Analyst – Global Sourcing at M-KOPA Solar

At M-KOPA, We Finance Progress.

Recognized twice by the Financial Times as one Africa’s fastest growing company (2022 and 2023) and by TIME100 Most influential companies in the world 2023 , we’ve served over 3 million customers, unlocking $1 billion in cumulative credit for the unbanked across Africa. At M-KOPA, we empower our people to own their careers through diverse development programs, coaching partnerships, and on-the-job training. We support individual journeys with family-friendly policies, prioritize well-being, and embrace flexibility. Join us in shaping the future of M-KOPA as we grow together. Explore more at m-kopa.com.

Job Purpose

As the Data analyst – Sourcing, you will support Global product sourcing and align sourcing processes across markets.

Reporting to the Senior Sourcing Manager, your responsibilities will support supplier relationship management (OEM/Distributor/Dealer) and new product transition in close liaison with Market Development.

What will you do:

Product/Accessories Sourcing.

  • You will lead in the multi-sourcing of phone accessories across markets and ensure all accessories are approved before sourcing. You will also keep track and ensure minimal dead stock due to EOL devices.
  • You will obtain quotes from different suppliers (Whole sellers and retail outlets) to allow maintaining a tracker on price movements in the markets to help with supplier product negotiations.
  • You will support new distributor/Supplier onboarding with close collaboration with our Procurement and Legal department, and ensure all expiring supplier contracts are re-negotiated and renewed in good time.

Product management

  • You will assist to manage the new phone model transition in close liaison with Market Development.
  • You will ensure test samples are received and test plans uploaded in good time.

Certifications

  • You will follow up with OEM to ensure Type approval certificates are in place before the start of sales in each country.
  • You will maintain an updated TA tracker for all markets.

Material Supply Planning

  • You will coordinate with our Planning Team to ensure all suppliers’ POs are released per the agreed supplier terms to avoid product delivery delays.
  • You will ensure supplier deliveries are following communicated delivery plan and update the subsequent sourcing trackers

Supplier relationship

  • You will oversee tracking OEM activations targets and working with our warehouse teams to ensure our targets are achieved.
  • You will rebate tracking and follow up with OEM/MNO to ensure credit notes are received.

Other Stakeholder support

  • You will offer the necessary support to our Market Development and Security Team during the product testing process.
  • You will provide supplier support for all ongoing and new products.
  • You will perform any other responsibilities that shall be reasonably assigned by management.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, Business, or related field.
  • 2 years of experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain, Demand Planning/Forecasting role
  • Project management, planning, and organizing skills. Able to prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to communicate effectively with suppliers, staff, and partners, and write and submit reports.
  • Proficiency in MS excel (can perform complex functions).
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive professional relationships with suppliers and vendors.
  • Understand the sourcing and evaluation process.
  • Understand the aspects of logistics and the capacity management of products.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Suppliers and managing supplier relationships

What’s in it for you

  • Great compensation package
  • Bonus
  • Annual Leave
  • Learning & Development Support

 

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.

 

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

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