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
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