FMCG Production, Harare, Zimbabwe

The client is looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the companys supply of products and services. Procurement Manager responsibilities include strategizing to find cost effective deals and suppliers. The Procurement Managers duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people. Cvs sent to client and candidate 177149 has been interviewed and offered the role. However the client has suspended the role.

Position Published
28 May 2019
Position Updated
1 Aug 2019
Applications Suspended
112 Applications
Talent Search
Shortlist Completed
10 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress
1 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
85% Complete
28 May
Applications Suspended
Search Completed
Shortlist Completed
Interviews In Progress
Job Offer Pending
112 Applications
10 Candidates Shortlisted
1 Candidates Interviewed
85% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Procurement Operations Manager
Supervision Of
Interacts With
Suppliers and Agents
Job Description
Implement the Buying Procedure and Ways of Working
Coordinates and ensures forecasts are sent to the suppliers
Maintains supplier relationships by resolving supplier issues such as supplier payment overdues, responds to queries and requisitions for samples and information
Evaluates, monitors and communicates to supplier's performance on deliveries, material or service rejection
Completes information request sheets such as volumes forecasts for buying contracts, buying form for material forecasts through the buying form to the finance team, provides explanations to price variances
Arranges / facilitates supplier review meetings, quality audits and safety evaluations and visits
Generates and provides reports on supplier spends quarterly, risks on CCFOT (Customer Case Fill on Time) arise from supplier risks to the regional compatibilities team monthly
Supports early Procurement involvement in category innovation and supply chain projects (facing & integrating with the Category/Geography, acting as the point of contact in brand / category / SC teams) within Business Unit of responsibility
Understands and collects category program and needs (from category development, brand development and supply chain) subsequently discusses and agrees with Procurement Operations Manager on the procurement activities
Supports the Supply Chain in Procurement issues related
Acts as Custodian of the business relationship with Supply Material Managers in particular on innovation project management, customer service, provides supplier splits
Ensures alignment between business needs and Supply Markets capabilities
Enable communication (Project review - Information flow - Target/goals & strategies)
Supplier Collaboration & Innovation
Represents Procurement in the category innovation projects meetings (material cost, speed to market, complexity and coherence with strategy)
Candidate Specification
3 years
Education Level
BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration / Relevant Professional Qualification
SAP / MS Office / Trade Related
Trade Related
Knowledge Of
Procurement Systems and Procedures with FMCG Environment
Skills To
Implement Purchasing Systems and Strategies
Ability To
Communicate Effectively with Suppliers and Agents Maintaining Good Relations
Motivated / hard Working / Passionate
Experience in collecting and analyzing data / Strong leadership capabilities
FMCG Production
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 25 and 40 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Harare, Zimbabwe
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Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in RTGS.
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