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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Coca-Cola Company, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is an American multinational beverage corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.

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    Procurement Buyer

    Job Description    

    The role of the Buyer manages local purchasing requests in collaboration with the Procurement Specialist and guarantees efficient contract implementation and sites acceptance. Also manages and closes out related procurement queries.

    In the role as a Buyer, they are responsible for ensuring the correct buying channel is utilised within the guidelines and framework managed.

    The Buyer is further responsible to ensure that all transactions are captured in the systems accurately and in accordance with CCBA Procurement Strategy.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Act as the single point of contact for the Procurement function at a site
      • Ensure that procurement policies and procedures are complied with at Plant level.
      • Guarantee efficient use of the purchasing systems by all users providing assistance when necessary.
      • Act as a link between the local internal stakeholders, suppliers and the procurement organization.
    • Manage local purchase requisitions according to defined strategies and frameworks mainly for indirect categories.
      • Verify purchase request compliance, validity, completeness and ensure correct buying channel utilization. If required, align with internal stakeholders on missing specification, check strategic sourcing feasibility and escalate if possible.
      • Resolve queries and issues with purchase request and purchase orders including issues related to specification, material group assignment, quality, quantity and price.
      • Clarify user requirements relating to free text one-time purchases and obtain approval for one-time vendor purchases. Support end user with assisted buying including educating the user on standardization and buying channels.
      • Facilitate, manage and escalate where appropriate queries and issues to appropriate stakeholders and interfaces according to collaboration models.
    • Drive execution of local, low value purchase requisitions
      • Identify and advise customer on possible sourcing change supplier or specification to more optimum cost efficient alternative.
      • Identify potential suppliers based on local market insights through simple Request for Information.
      • Request supplier quotes, undertake analysis and execute negotiations if commercially viable.
      • Select a supplier according to the defined strategy in the category.
      • Process purchase order.
      • Expedite and follow-up on purchase orders, resolve Procurement related client or supplier follow up questions and update Purchase Order.
      • Assign suppliers for one-time low value purchases.
    • Close, change or modify Purchase Orders related to spot buys
      • Manage requisition changes or close PO if no longer needed.
      • Govern PO changes upon supplier or user request to amend POs, follow up with user or supplier to determine feasibility change or modify POs if needed and correct authorization channels have been followed. If no resolution can be achieved escalate to team lead and other responsible persons using standard procedures.
      • Ensure POs are closed when complete.
    • Support strategic sourcing initiatives
      • Upon request by the CCBA Group Office Team or Country Procurement Specialists, for the completion of purchase requests the following support activities might be required
      • Provide input on local spend situation and category practices.
      • Gather local internal customers’ requirements.
      • Provide insights on local supplier market.
      • Support local supplier qualification assessment.
      • Support the development of the contract implementation plan.

    Skills, Experience & Education    Education

    Bachelor's degree or Higher Diploma in Business Related Course


    2+ years of procurement experience in operational procurement

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    Compliance Officer

    Job Description    

    Reporting to the Risk and Governance Manager, the Compliance Officer will be responsible for providing support to the company on compliance to the Group Charter of Authority, SAP model company, company policies, procedures and internal controls.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities   

    • Governance and Policy Documentation
      • Formulate policy documentation for new processes as and when required.
      • Conduct a policy review for all existing processes and amendments to the current procedures.
      • Drive user sign off to commit that they have read and understood the policies and will comply.
    • Risk Assessments
      • Perform entity wide risk assessments to identify high, medium and low areas of focus.
      • Incorporate risk management into the strategic business plan of the organization and when new projects are being undertaken.
    • Internal Audit Management
      • Manage internal control dashboard for each department with focus on high areas.
      • Perform independent checks to ensure the internal controls are running smoothly.
      • Perform spot checks and surprise checks to ensure compliance at all times.
      • Communicate with auditors and facilitate their interaction with staff.
      • Responsible for finalization of internal audit reports and updating management comments.
      • Follow up identified audit issues on Barn owl to ensure timely closure.
    • Compliance Management
      • Regularly review and ensure that the company adheres to the policies, procedures, code of business conduct, legal regulations and standards and protocols set down by The Coca-Cola Company.
      • Ensure compliance to the Charter of Authority and carry out sample based checks to confirm compliance.
    • SAP Sustainability
      • Develop MC’s and back up MC’s.
      • Identify and develop a backup for Compliance Manager.
      • Drive quarterly SAP sustainability meetings and closing out of all issues raised.

    Skills, Experience & Education  

     Minimum requirement

    • Bachelor's Degree, CPA -K or ACCA
    • Added advantage
    •  MBA will be an added advantage


    Minimum of 2 years’ experience in internal audit, risk management or implementation of controls in a business operation.


    • Financial and project management skills
    • Good business acumen
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Action oriented
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Influencing and interpersonal skills
    • Strategic thinker
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to think strategically
    • Proficient knowledge in SAP


    Behavioural Competence

    • Enterprise first thinking
    • Simplifies the decision making process for self and others
    • Efficiently applies rigour and operating discipline to ensure decisions are made on a timely basis
    • Exhibits high level of commercial pragmatism and prudent commercial judgment
    • Thrives in ambiguity and effectively applies sound intuition or judgment
    • Assesses and makes clear trade-offs when making critical decisions
    • Applies a broad base of knowledge and experience to solve complex issues
    • Proven ability to foresee and take action against potential risks to the business or system as a whole

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    Management Accountant

    Job Description   

    The purpose of the Management Accountant role is to provide financial insights for the business to aide in decision making and performance management, drive the business planning process as well as the month end and year end closing processes.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Financial Business Planning
      • Drive the annual cost of sales budgets raw materials and overheads, manufacturing operating expenses for Nairobi Bottlers Embakasi plant.
      • Drive the quarterly cost of sales rolling estimate raw materials and overheads, manufacturing operating expenses for Nairobi Bottlers Ltd Embakasi plant.
      • Appraise capital projects discounted cash flow.
    • Financial Performance Management
      • Review production overheads for Embakasi plant and guide in product mapping for optimal costing.
      • Review landed cost of raw materials to offer guidance to the procurement team in award of tenders and contracts.
      • Review the actual cost incurred in comparison to contracts awarded.
      • Review Manufacturing OPEX in Embakasi and plant.
      • Weekly review of raw material price variances.
      • Daily review of production variances.
    • Business Reporting
      • Provide insightful commentary on the COS in the Weekly and Monthly Flash reports for Embakasi and plant.
      • Review management packs for the Manufacturing and planning teams for Embakasi plants.
      • Month end closing for SAP CO module for Nairobi Bottlers Ltd.
      • RE closing for Nairobi Bottlers Ltd.
      • Incidence reconciliation and KO update.
      • Prepare various schedules for interim and year-end audit.
      • Monthly inventory revaluation analysis flagging our inconsistencies and to support inventory year-end audit.
    • Monitoring Internal Controls and Governance
      • Ensure compliance with Chart of Authority.
      • Ensure compliance with Chart of Accounts.
      • SAP CO Module coordinator.

    Skills, Experience & Education  

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in Finance or Accounting
    • CPA -K or ACCA qualification
    • At least 3 years working experience in Finance with one year in Management Accounting
    • SAP CO Module experience in FMCG is an added advantage

    General    Competencies

    • Business Acumen
    • Analytical Skills
    • Technical Skills in Excel and Power-point
    • Leadership
    • Result and Execution Driven
    • Decisive and Risk Pragmatic
    • Resilient and Energetic
    • Customer Focused

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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