Lagos Jobs Assistant Procurement Manager – CM (West Africa) at Unilever Nigeria Plc

Assistant Procurement Manager – CM (West Africa) at Unilever Nigeria Plc

  • Lagos

Unilever Nigeria Plc

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 – CM (West Africa)

Job ID: R-87505
Location: Lagos
Category:  Supply Chain

Job Purpose

  • Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world.
  •  If you are passionate about Procurement Operations in relation to collaborative manufacturing, then this role is just for you!

What Will Your Main Responsibilities Be

  • Integrating global / regional 3PM strategies with business and plant demands,  balancing timing and conflicting interests.
  • Required breadth of knowledge of a large portfolio of raw and packaging materials, suppliers, and IT systems.
  • Working across the respective regions with multiple strategic Procurement teams each with a different culture and processes.
  • Allow for E2E SC analysis, information management, and cost-opportunity decision making.
  • Manage existing contracts between 3PM’s and UL and ensure renewals are done before expiration.
  • Support the CM manager on collaborative manufacturing capability trials related to innovation, outsourcing, and savings initiatives, including project planning.
  • Business partner functional stakeholders (PG, R&D, etc.) for all categories as related to CM sourcing activity in Nigeria.
  • Work with the Portfolio Innovations team on sourcing and deploying CM innovation opportunities in West Africa.
  • Work with the SC operations team and 3Ps on a quarterly volume and price forecast for finished goods.
  • Monitor CM performance management on cost, quality, safety, and service. Specifically, partner with CM’s finance and procurement to ensure proper cost controls are in place around stock management and purchase price variance.
  • Support the development of and execution of the cross-category CM strategy for Nigeria.
  • Collaboration with category procurement to perform make/buy analysis
  • Development of a CM supplier segmentation model aligned with business needs
  • Maintenance of the supplier list; and development/maintenance of relationships with strategic 3PM partners.
  • Drive cost-cutting opportunities for all CM manufacturing losses, cost-product-material benefits, and gross margin improvement programs across the board.

Experiences & Qualifications

  • University graduate
  • 5 to 7 years’ relevant experience in procurement preferably in FMCG
  • Experiencing working with SAP is desirable
  • Professional To be Fluent in English

Skills:

  • Storytelling, data visualizing and presentation skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint Skills

Leadership:

  • You are energized by delivering fantastic results. You are an example to others – both your results and your resilience. You are constantly on the lookout for better ways to do things, engaging and collaborating with others along the way.
  • As an individual you are the one responsible for your own wellbeing and delivering high standards of work. You must also focus on the Consumer and what they need. You are humble and have your head up, looking around to interpret evidence and data smartly, spot issues and opportunities to make things better.

Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors:

  • Passion For High Performance: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results. Has an owner’s mindset, using data and insight to make decisions.
  • Personal Mastery: Sets high standards for themselves. Actively builds own wellbeing and resilience.
  • Purpose & Service: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
  • Agility: Explores the world around them, continually learning and developing their skills.
  • Consumer Love: Whatever their role, always looks for better ways to serve consumers. Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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https://careers.unilever.com/job/lagos/assistant-procurement-manager-cm-west-africa/34155/64061132880?utm_source=Hotnigerianjobs

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