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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.
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.
Strong Commercial Acumen;
Leadership and People Development;
Operational Excellence and Drive for Results;
Communication and Relationship Building;
Adaptive to Change.
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;