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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Upfield is a company selling multiple brands of margarine and other food spreads, including FloraRead more about this company

    Assistant Procurement E2E Operations Manager

    Key Responsibility Areas:

    • Support East Africa Procurement E2E Operations in developing and implementing cluster strategy
    • Act as first point of contact in Africa for issues/questions relating to procurement of raw and pack materials and business services
    • Handle diverse customer, supplier or operational issues when they arise
    • Support the management and maintenance of supplier relationships in Africa Cluster
    • Support security of key materials through the development of contingency plans and alternative materials and suppliers
    • Ensure timely inputs to global/regional project development and OTIF (On Time in Full) execution of global/regional projects in Africa
    • Prepare information and analysis of the portfolio, including price benchmarking and total cost analysis, to enable proper budgeting, cash forecasting and forecast variance analysis as needed
    • Support delivery of cost savings and innovation agenda in the Africa Cluster
    • Support the financial analysis of the portfolio, including price benchmarking and total cost analysis

     Skills and Experience Required:

    • Minimum 3 years experience involving either procurement or supply chain or project management in an FMCG
    • Interest in sustainability and/or sustainable development / sustainable systems design
    • Great personal organization skills, attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines in the multicultural environment
    • Ability to articulate complex concepts clearly (both written and in presentations)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Upfield on upfield.com to apply
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