Unga Holding Procurement Manager - Raw and Packaging Materials Jobs in Kenya

Unga Holding Procurement Manager - Raw and Packaging Materials Jobs in Kenya


  • Unga Holdings is a market leader in the manufacturing and provision of high-quality human nutrition, animal nutrition and animal health products and services within East Africa.

  • Unga Holdings Limited’s subsidiaries include Unga Limited, Unga Farm Care (EA) Limited, Ennsvalley Bakery Limited and Unga Millers (U) Limited.

    About the Role

  • The Procurement Manager - Raw and Packaging Materials will effectively and efficiently manage the procurement of Raw and Packaging materials in line with the company policies and procedures.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the company's procurement strategy and objectives

  • Ensure effective and efficient sourcing of raw and packaging materials both locally and internationally as per the budgets and the laid down procedures

  • Source, maintain and develop credible and competitive suppliers and supplier relationships

  • Prepare and manage supplier agreements and contracts to ensure compliance and risk mitigation

  • Keep abreast of and monitor procurement world market trends and recommend appropriate action

  • Ensure optimal stock holding levels and accurate documentation for all procurement processes

  • Ensure Continual Improvement designated initiatives are implemented, leading to increased productivity

  • Review work performance of reportees including their development and training


    Desired Candidate Profile

    Does this sound like you?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field

  • A Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management

  • You have a minimum of six (6) years’ relevant working experience, three (3) of which should be at mid to senior management level

  • You have broad knowledge of international purchasing procedures including payment and financing methods.

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications, experience in SAP
    and other Procurement software is a great advantage

  • Knowledge and understanding of the global import market including East Africa is required

  • You have great experience sourcing for suppliers and negotiating for the best deals

  • You have experience in managing, motivating and influencing cross-functional teams

    Key Leadership Competencies

  • Commercial Awareness - Ability to understand the key business issues that affect the profitability and growth of an enterprise and takes appropriate action to maximise success

  • Leading Change - Proactively supports change and effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements

  • Advancing Strategy - Takes account of a wide range of longer-term issues, opportunities and contingencies. Identifies the means of implementing plans in line with the vision and direction

  • Driving Execution - Ability to create and maintain a high level of appropriately directed activity. Shows determination and the capacity to work hard

  • Developing Self and Others - Develops the skills and competencies of others through training, coaching and other development activities related to current and future roles

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Unga Holding Procurement Manager - Raw and Packaging Materials Jobs in Kenya


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