Beiersdorf Job Vacancy,September 2016 : Procurement Manager


Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, key responsibilities include

  • Enforce procurement compliance as per the company’s guidelines.
  • Device and implement effective sourcing strategies to discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships.
  • Lead the supplier appraisal and selection process.
  • Negotiate with Vendors to secure the highest value for money and most advantageous terms for the company.
  • Initiate the ordering of the necessary goods and services and expedite their delivery.
  • Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts in line with performance.
  • Liaise with the company attorney on legal interpretation of contracts.
  • Perform risk analysis regarding supply contracts and agreements.
  • Effectively collaborate with demand owners and budget owners for clarity of specification and early influencing of specifications to meet the company objectives.
  • Collaborating with demand owners to ensure effective supplier performance appraisals are conducted in line with the contracts and to manage supplier phase out phase in process.
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers.
  • Anticipate unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies.
  • Control spend and build a culture of long term savings on procurement costs.
  • Track and report key performance metrics to improve effectiveness.
  • Create and maintain accurate supplier master data in the system.

Performance Monitoring

Manage the performance monitoring process for:

  • APT (Average Payment Time)
  • MAVERICK Spend.
  • Spend coverage.
  • COC (Code of Conduct)
  • Procurement Savings

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Relevant University degree and CIPS qualifications with minimum 3 years’ experience in procurement.
  • Knowledge of sourcing techniques and market understanding.
  • Strong negotiations and networking abilities.
  • Aptitude in decision making and working with numbers.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Skilled use of SAP, Microsoft Excel + Outlook

Supply Chain Management Negotiation  Purchasing Contract Negotiation Sourcing Vendor Management

How to Apply

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