Afordonz Consulting Limited – Our client an FMCG company is seeking to recruit an experienced candidate to join a team of professionals in driving a double-digit growth through an ambitious and exciting period in the company’s history in the capacity below:
Job Title: Procurement Officer
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for developing, executing, and managing the sourcing strategy and tactical plans for indirect spend
Category. Procurement managed by this position are those identified as strategic, business critical, and/or having significant leverage opportunity.
Develop, execute, and track group strategy and policies for one or more merchandise category leveraging the identified value handle.
Collaborate with the business to define category needs and specifications
Manage and direct the strategic sourcing efforts (sourcing calendar)
Perform value analysis and total cost of ownership analytical activities
Coordinate strategic sourcing activities with stakeholders for sourced categories, including preparing category sourcing results and sourcing step details
Provide Stakeholders’ department with spend savings analysis across categories for forecasting and budgeting purposes
Prepare periodic stakeholder activities alignment and category planning materials
Coordinate with Stakeholder and Legal department on contract negotiations
Report on contracting activity
Complete the collection, analysis, and reporting of category spend and savings data monthly
Conduct the development of sourcing strategies, industry and supplier research, bidding, supplier selection, and contract negotiations
Developed excellent customer database and maintain good customer relation
Organize purchasing orders and requests for purchase orders of goods and materials
Contact suppliers with a request for purchase
Review the company inventory to see what needs to be purchased
Order necessary company products and supplies
Monitor income deliveries against purchased goods to make sure there is no discrepancy
Manage orders that were never purchased, never delivered or damaged upon arrival
Communicate with accounts receivable and accounts payable to make outstanding are settled promptly.
Create and maintain any reports to document material traffic
At least four years of relevant strategic sourcing experience
Prior management experience
Understanding of cost savings approaches
Established strategic sourcing skills, including documentation and communication of strategy
Networking and team skills
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Project management experience
Procurement and strategic sourcing knowledge, specifically with multiple retail, merchandise specific category sourcing expertise
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to successfully address large supplier relationships
How to Apply
interested and qualified candidates should submit a copy of their detailed & recent CV’s to: firstname.lastname@example.org Use the job title as the subject of your mail.
Note: Multiple applications may result in disqualification.
Application Deadline: 27th July, 2017.