JOB VACANCY AT NIGERIA BOTTLING COMPANY LIMITED | SENIOR BUYER

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.
Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.
We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Job Details
  • The Senior Buyer reports to Indirect Spend Procurement Manager (ISPM).
Purpose of the Job
  • Lead and execute sourcing of Facility Management, Production Equipment and or Professional services spend category in the country.
  • Indirectly reports to and supports Strategic Procurement Manager & Strategic Procurement Support Manager for the strategic sourcing of the specific category.
  • Ultimately responsible for optimizing service levels provided to internal customers for the specific category in the country, in alignment with the Indirect Spend Procurement Manager of each country.
Key responsibilities
  • Analyze spot buys and take actions to reduce in the future.
  • Execute spot buys for the category in the country.
  • Execute strategic sourcing tasks for the category in the country. Support Strategic Procurement Manager to track savings value creation in relation to country BP.
  • Support Strategic Procurement Manager & Strategic Procurement Support Manager in executing strategic sourcing for the category.
  • Support Strategic Procurement Manager, Strategic Procurement Support Manager and Country Procurement Manager to integrate procurement indirect category savings in country BP.
  • Contribute to manage knowledge of category.
  • Check invoice accuracy and completeness.
  • Introduce new suppliers.
  • Maintain master data, including Purchase Info Record and catalogues. Manage contract expiration and maintain contract.
  • Measure and improve contract utilization.
  • Perform local communication on new contracts.
  • Upload scanned contract in the system, update master data, and enable contract.
  • Build supplier relationships that generate value for both Hellenic and the supplier over time for local categories in alignment with SPM & SPSM.
  • Monitor SLA's and KBI's for assigned categories to country stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on claim management process.
  • Manage internal customer relationships for local categories in alignment with Spend Procurement Managers, SPM & SPSM.
  • Support the introduction of new processes and systems.
  • Ensure CSR strategy implementation in alignment with the predefined standards and guidelines. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Requirements
  • University Degree (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar)
  • Knowledge in the category or in procurement (CIPS certification is a requirement for the role)
  • Masters degree or MBA will be of added advantage
Experience:
  • High level CAPEX purchase experience is an asset.
  • At least 5-6 years of experience working for an industry related to the category, or in Procurement, Engineering, Logistics, MRO (Maintenance, Repairs and Operatons) and Facility Management.
  • Successful track record and development potential
  • Working experience in a cross cultural environment and in a matrix organization preferable
  • At least 3 years of experience in SAP, other ERP system with focus on Purchasing
  • Knowledge of E-Sourcing/E-bidding is an added advantage
Skills:
  • Time management skills
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Peer Relationships
  • Managing Diversity

Job location
Nigeria

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2016

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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