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Friday, March 17, 2017

FMCG Multinational Sourcing Manager Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Sourcing Manager
Role Introduction: Our client, a leading multinational within FMCG, seeks to engage and hire a Sourcing Manager professional responsible for developing, validating, communicating and implementing sourcing strategies for locally managed categories.
Role Profile
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Managing strategic buyers to define and implement the strategies for the locally managed categories;
  • Developing advanced category knowledge for the locally managed categories across the Organisation;
  • Performing supplier market analysis, category analysis and supply risk analysis as well as identify improvements;
  • Preparing and executing negotiations with suppliers for the locally managed categories at market level;
  • Promoting and ensuring compliance;
  • Establishing and nurturing relationships with key stakeholders, leading the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners;
  • Ensuring effective contract management follow-up;
  • Integrating innovation in all processes.
Desired Competencies
  • Strong Commercial Acumen;
  • Leadership and People Development;
  • Operational Excellence and Drive for Results;
  • Communication and Relationship Building;
  • Negotiation Skills;
  • Relationship Management;
  • Adaptive to Change.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university;
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrable experience in delivering competitive advantage to the business through development and implementation of sourcing strategies;
  • Senior experience in different spend categories as a sourcing manager;
  • Knowledge of procurement best practices and source to pay process;
  • Demonstrable Solid negotiation experience.
How to Apply  
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit http://ldd.tbe.taleo.net/ldd03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ALTIMAAFRICA&cws=1&rid=292 and apply online by 5pm 31st March, 2017.
East African nationals and those eligible to work in Kenya are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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