Based in Rosslyn, South Africa you will manage packaging direct material suppliers and their spend for South Africa, Kenya & Nigeria.
As part of the Global Procurement Organization and reporting to the Manager Procurement Operations SSA, you will have the responsibility for the purchasing function for a major group of packaging materials / equipment to ensure an uninterrupted supply at optimum costs and within the policies and guidelines as set by management.
Investigating available and existing suppliers that comply with the company’s procurement procedures, with specific emphasis to BBEEE where applicable.
Negotiating with suppliers to achieve the best value for money
Supporting local users in the requisition process, handling and resolution of business and suppliers enquiries
Obtaining quotations where contracts are not in place
Conducting value analysis studies by reporting on market trends and industry standards, recommending specifications and assessing quality and reliability of products, services and suppliers
Supporting Global portfolio on bid & tender processes
Managing the total cost of ownership process
Support new product development function by sourcing of products and quotes
Conduct Needs Analysis, work with internal stakeholders to identify scope and execute special projects resulting in measurable value to the corporation.
Driving BBEEE compliance with all stakeholders.
Managing suppliers and vendor applications.
Performing supplier evaluation and measuring supplier performance on quality, availability and lead-times, order completeness and accuracy SRM Program
Ensures prices and other SAP parameters are well maintained (including price maintenance for global portfolio materials
Minimum 5 years of proven working experience in Purchasing and Supply Chain within FMCG Industry background
SAP experience / knowledge is mandatory
Working Knowledge of Accounts Payable process PtP Process
Excellent knowledge of procurement methods and procedures
Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
A valid driver’s license
Strong Communication, Organizational and Operational Skills
Strong Attention to detail
Strong negotiating, analytical and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication
You need to be legally eligible to work in country of application.
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