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  • Posted: May 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC is a multinational manufacturing company: it is an affiliate of Royal FrieslandCampina of The Netherlands, the world’s largest dairy cooperative. Its headquarters is in the Ikeja industrial area of Lagos State and operates an extensive distribution network across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Terri...
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    Head of Business Procurement – Sub Saharan Africa

    In the Global Procurement organization of FrieslandCampina we are looking for a Head of Business Procurement – Sub Saharan Africa. This role will be based in Lagos, Nigeria.
    At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to create the most value for FrieslandCampina. Inspired by connectivity, people development, and efficiency our global Transformation Program offers a unique opportunity to change the heart of Procurement. We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent! 
    What we ask:

    • . Substantial experience in Procurement (8-10 years) and understanding of and having implemented procurement best practices, innovative methodologies, and standards, ideally gained in the areas of business/regional procurement as well as category procurement, covering direct as well as indirect categories
    • Well-developed business partnering skills: commercial acumen and strong understanding of and ability to challenge business needs and translate them into key sourcing priorities to ensure Procurement expertise is maximize value and mitigates risks.
    • Experienced negotiator and Supplier relationship Management capabilities.
    • Financial understanding of P&L and Working Capital, understanding the impact of own actions and market developments on these, ability to give a clear financial picture vs budget, risks & opportunities, and articulate and execute mitigation plans.
    • Ability to manage all aspects of a project from defining the overall project, identifying stakeholders, managing activities, time plans, reporting status, and handling issues toward successful delivery.  
    • Strong influencing, communication, and stakeholder management skills at the Business Group MT level as well as tactical/operational with operational teams / factories.
    • Experienced team manager and talent developer.
    • Habit of setting high though realistic standards, measuring performance, and understanding why initiatives fail or succeed, in order to create new and better outcomes.
    • Able to clearly structure and define the bigger picture and translate that to processes, projects, and action plans.
    • Courage to address difficult issues, seize opportunities and make bold decisions.
    • Acting with pace and decisiveness, giving others the confidence to do the same.

     What we offer

    • We offer a great work-life balance and a competitive salary & benefits package
    • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
    • Exceptional support of cross-disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
    • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners

    Method of Application

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    P.S- Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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