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 position of:
The Senior Buyer reports to Indirect Spend Procurement Manager (ISPM), or Direct Spend Procurement Manager (DSPM)
PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Lead and execute sourcing of a specific complex category in the country. Indirectly report to and support Strategic Procurement Manager & Strategic Procurement Support Manager for the strategic sourcing of the specific category. Ultimate responsible to optimize service levels provided to internal customers for the specific category in the country, in alignment with the Spend Procurement Managers of each country.
The Key job responsibilities of the role include:
•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.
• University Degree (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar)
• CIPS Certification is a requirement for the role
• Masters degree or MBA will be of added advantage
Desired candidate profile
•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
•At least 3 years of experience working for an industry related to the category, or in procurement
•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
•Drive for Results
To apply for this position, visit Nigerian Bottling Company's Website
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.