• Assistant Procurement Manager-Marketing & Business Services (MBS) at Unilever

  • Posted on: 11 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • On any day, 2 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life – giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. Great products from our range of more than 400 brands give us a unique place in the lives of people all over the world. When consumers reach for nutritionally balanced foods or indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps that combat disease, luxurious shampoos or everyday household care products, there’s a good chance the brand they pick is one of ours. Seven out of every ten households around the world contain at least one Unilever product, and our range of world-leading, household-name brands includes Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo. Trusted local brands designed to meet the specific needs of consumers in their home market include Blue Band, Pureit and Suave. Whatever the brand, wherever it is bought, we’re working to ensure that it plays a part in helping fulfil our purpose as a business – making sustainable living commonplace.

    Assistant Procurement Manager-Marketing & Business Services (MBS)


    Main Job Purpose

    The position holder will add value to the organization by effectively managing the purchasing cycle, ensuring that procurement policies and procedures are complied with, negotiating and managing supplier contracts and end-to-end tendering process as well as ensuring that in all circumstances Unilever secures the best service/product for the best economical price within the Marketing & Business Services Category.

    Job Summary

    • Perform / support contract analysis and risk evaluation; cost reduction; Cost build up and cost discovery, pricing analysis; and target price evaluation/negotiation for Marketing & Business Services (MBS).
    • Negotiate and facilitate implementation of long term agreements and / or partnerships within the MBS Category
    • Maintain knowledge database of supplier’s markets, sub-categories, capabilities, technology, cost analysis and key performance indicators.
    • Develop and fully implement long term supply agreements for key strategic high value items and services within the MBS category
    • Develop, Implement and Maintain Procurement Plans for MBS category
    • Develop and fully implement supplier catalogues/pricelists within the ERP system
    • Drive category Management within supply chain with emphasis on category buying
    • Ensure harmonization of prices of goods and services procured by the company from various suppliers at different times.

    Key Requirements

    • Bachelors from a Reputable University specializing in either Business, Procurement or Engineering. CIPS is an added Advantage.
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience in Procurement from a reputable multi-national company or large local corporates.
    • Experience on large-scale change management projects

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever career website on unilever.taleo.net to apply

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