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Supply Chain Controller

Published on 16.02.2023


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Position : Supply Chain Controller

Bboxx is a super platform, transforming lives and unlocking potential by providing access to essential products and services across Africa.

Bboxx has built a fully integrated operating system Bboxx Pulse®, backed by an extensive on-the-ground network to provide goods, services and utilities across Africa. We offer African households, businesses and communities a highly convenient and affordable way to access life-changing solutions, through last mile logistics and data-powered innovative financing methods.

Bboxx is championing the economic development of Africa, accelerating the transition to the digital economy and creating new markets. We are connecting both underserved rural communities and aspiring urban ones with services including clean energy, clean cooking, smartphones, and loans, enabling African consumers to unlock their potential. Bboxx is positively impacting the lives of more than 2.5 million people in 11 markets, directly contributing to 11 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Bboxx has over 3,000 staff across Africa and offices in the UK and China.

About the Role:

  • The primary responsibility in this role is to prevent stockouts and overstocks by ensuring the right stock coverage as per the SLAs.
  • The NGU controller keeps stockout prediction trackers accurate, ensures an error-free scheduling process, constantly collaborates with different stakeholders to stay up to date on the demand, container planning, NGU stock levels, etc..
  • The NGU controller is also expected to bring creative solutions and ensure continuous improvements in the overall sales and operations planning process.


  • Weekly update and analysis of the NGU stock position:
  • Analyze the stockout prediction tracker, alert on overstocks and stockouts, and suggest their preventive measures
  • Constant tracking of containers’ ETAs (Estimated Time of Arrival), and their impact on the stock position
  • Keep track of changes in demand, how they affect the stock position, and inform on how they might potentially affect the production plan.
  • Monitor sales forecasts vs real sales
  • Scheduling: Each week, you will plan containers to markets, where there is a risk of stockouts.
  • Develop and implement control metrics that will help meet the stock coverage SLA (Service Level Agreement) to our clients.
  • Support cashflow management by creating clients’ payment plans – to ensure a smooth continuity of supply chain operations
  • Preparing presentations for monthly executive S&OP meetings
  • Initiate data automation projects that aim at reducing errors
  • Support on ad-hoc projects/tasks for the Supply Chain Control Team
Required profile for job ad : Supply Chain Controller


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, Logistics, Supply Chain or any other relevant discipline
  • 2-3 years of experience in Supply Chain or any related field, with knowledge on demand-supply planning.
  • Fluent in French and English.
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, good knowledge of PowerBI is a plus
  • Proactive, attentive to details, strong analytical and numerical skills, and keen on learning technical skills.
  • Ability to work on strict deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Problem-solving attitude: Identify problems and takes initiative to solve them.
  • A cheerful, roll-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships internally (B2B) and externally (B2C)
Job criteria for job ad : Supply Chain Controller
Job category :
Transport, logistics
Industries :
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Eastern Province - Kigali Province - Northern Province - Southern Province - Western Province
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :
Number of Position(s) : 1
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