Partners with the business to achieve strategic
Manage and deliver value across high
spend raw and packaging materials category
Implement strategic sourcing
initiative, implement procurement best practices and align business and
procurement strategies in the raw and packaging material category.
Plan and schedule materials
requirement to achieve synergy between the business strategy and materials
Monitor and manage all raw and
packing materials stock, to drive cost efficiency.
Principal Accountabilities (IPE Factors: Impact and
This role is responsible for and
manages the purchasing of strategic raw and packing materials category,
through identification of opportunities, execution of sourcing and purchase
strategies, to achieve efficiency in the system.
Partner with stakeholders to ensure
achievement of targets through contribution to the GPS process.
The role takes responsibility for
material requirement planning for imported and locally sourced materials.
Convert’s the sales forecast into detailed plans and schedule for
inventory acquisition and stock monitoring drawing information from the
company’s global planning system (GPS).
Calculate key inventory performance
metrics such as stock covered days and inventory valuation, using these and
similar tools to keep the company’s inventory under tight control.
Negotiate contracts, improve prices
and terms of business, with suppliers utilising procurement best practice
tools and methods.
Coordinate with the relevant
departments and the suppliers for new product development.
Use data analysis to drive
continuous improvement in the purchase of strategic materials and efficient
Consistently monitor market trends
to stay abreast of the factors impacting on demand and supply, to be able
to forecast trends, and implement actions, that positively impacts the company’s
Issue requests for quotes/Proposals
(RFQ/RFP). Select the best source and raise relevant orders.
Monitor supplier’s performance
and collate data for measurement, and generating feedback.
Ensure compliance to Fan
Milk’s corporate business principles, policies and standards
Effectively manage the relationship
between the company and the suppliers.
market/category/supply risk analysis, identify and execute mitigation or
Achieve performance targets for
inventory holding, suppliers service level and productivity.
Critical Qualifications/Skills/Experience (IPE Factor:
The position requires a minimum
qualification B.Sc/HND in Purchasing and Supply Management, Economics,
Business Administration, or other related degrees
Possession of professional
certificate of relevant bodies – MBA, CIPSMN, CIPS etc.
A good knowledge and understanding
of the Purchasing function and
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics
Minimum of 5 years previous
experience in similar position
Must be able to work effectively
with relevant levels of management
Ability to proactively manage situations/problem
Strong negotiation skills
Must possess a persuasive and
Should possess a high level of
integrity, honesty, diligence and transparency.
Effective interpersonal and
Collaborative work style, fostering
cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.
Strong analytical skills
Ability to meet deadlines
here to apply