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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    MRO Procurement Manager

    The successful candidate will work within the MRO Procurement team, will manage the MRO portfolio for our Consumer & KCP business in Nigeria and other sub-regions across EMEA. The successful candidate will manage a spend across all categories (MRO Capital and building services).

    Procurement / Supply Chain experience is a clear advantage, but the key requirements are:

    • Bachelor’s degree and/or significant Procurement experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent quantitative and data analysis skills
    • Experienced and capable influencer of peers and seniors managers
    • Procurement background in Logistics category (as a plus) in international environment at least 2 years;
    • Ability to drive results, ensuring continuity of supply and achieving stretch savings targets.
    • Ability to work closely with business partners, being seen as the key contact within Procurement and local Supply Chain teams.
    • Ability to leverage the knowledge and capabilities across the EMEA procurement team and broader global teams in order to drive value within Israel / EMEA across the organization.
    • You must have a flexible / flow to work attitude, a desire to meet the business / procurement needs and adhere to strict KC Code of Conduct and Compliance;
    • High motivation and potential to grow.
    • English – Fluent.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Understand and maintain delivery of the procurement category strategy that;

    Ensures Continuity of Supply

    • Maintain continuity of supply of goods & materials for Nigeria MRO

    Drives Cost Savings

    • Identify cost saving opportunities through negotiation or sourcing changes, innovation etc. to meet our Cost Transformation/Fuel-to-Grow targets contributing to K-C profitability.
    • Minimize cost impact to K-C as a result of supplier market cost changes - develop mitigation plans.

    Supplier Relationship Management

    • Build and maintain productive relationships with suppliers.
    • Apply best practice to ensure efficient and effective commercial interaction.
    • Carry out periodic and formal supplier evaluations where appropriate.
    • Develop and maintain expertise on vendor selection, relationships and negotiation

    Engagement with the Business

    • Maintain close, co-operative relationships with key business partners, including manufacturing and operations.
    • Manage communications between K-C suppliers and our internal business partners to ensure business needs are met on an ongoing basis.
    • Operate with an E2E Supply Chain / Business mindset, and in partnership with BU, to ensure service continuity, continuous improvement and maximized value delivery to enhance K-C brand equity and ultimately improve K-C’s level of profitability.
    • Represent procurement in relevant business and global procurement projects as appropriate.

    Engagement with the Global Team

    • Maintain co-operative relationships with colleagues in the global procurement team and other regional procurement teams.  Leverage these relationships to help drive value for the EMEA business.

    Continuous Improvement

    • Help to drive the adoption of lean within the procurement team, and work with internal customers on problem solving activities.
    • Ensure the adoption of Global Procurement processes, including category strategy preparations and other signature programmers.
    • Ensure that KC internal control requirements (Procurement Clear Guide) are adhered to in all Procurement activities.

    Method of Application

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