Full time
Posted 1 month ago

Unilever Nigeria Plc – Welcome to Unilever, a global multinational and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with products sold in over 190 countries and more than 2 billion consumers across the world who use our amazing products everyday.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Procurement Manager, RM

Job ID: R-44708
Location: Lagos

Background & Purpose of the Job

  • The major objectives will be to deliver buying strategies, buying performance, sustainable sourcing, price forecasting, key stakeholder engagement, contracting, e-tenders, innovation, and simplification targets.

Responsibilities

  • Interact with Global Portfolio Procurement Teams to implement Global agenda within Nigeria
  • Coordinate with planners to obtain material requirements, analyze annual portfolio spend data and resolve supply issues.
  • Gather Market Intelligence, research and understand supply market dynamics, conduct benchmarking exercises.
  • Support monthly, quarterly material and Price forecasting process.
  • Assist in development and implementation of material strategies.
  • Conduct RFPs, RFQs, e-tenders and participate in supply contract discussions
  • Manage Relationship with suppliers; serve as the liaison between suppliers and internal stakeholders.  Support Quality programs, including USQS, and Supplier Quality. 
  • Manage CLM contracting processes to ensure UASCC compliance.
  • Manage & Coordinate VIP projects, record and monitor these projects in SRS.
  • Perform Supplier reviews for Positive Assurance requirements.
  • Maintain frequent engagement with strategic and Local suppliers and key Business stakeholders, to
  • review/resolve relationship issues and develop future business opportunities
  • Work with the Legal Counsel to finalise commercial agreements using relevant contractual operating framework of UPAs/STCs etc
  • Work on programs for Margin Improvement (Net Material Impact)
  • Create actions to deliver Savings and/or Cash in line with set targets. Identify and propose cost reduction/continuous performance improvement (supplier) opportunities.
  • Identify, implement and record Value Improvement Programs (VIP)– lead deployment of opportunities and market executions.
  • Work with the Markets to analyse and collate information regarding current requirements and future needs. Efficient, timely and transparent communication to internal customers and suppliers
  • Work closely with Supply Partners to ensure compliance to defined Procurement procedures and adhere to the Code of Business Principles
  • Work in an effective, cohesive team environment (Ability to understand all areas of Procurement)
  • Work with R&D teams to deliver the next generation savings ideas by creating and executing the technology and innovation agenda

Key Contacts
Internal:
Procurement:

  • Global Procurement teams
  • Global Freight Team
  • Regulatory.

Supply Chain:

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Planning.

Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience in procurement preferably in FMCG.

How  to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Features

Job Category

Procurement

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