Group: 1336 Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers
plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products and services produced and used by organisations.
determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
directing staff activities and monitoring their performance
provision of products and services to meet customer or client requirements
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).