This role ensures the implementation of the Packaging cross category and Beauty and personal care raw materials procurement strategy. This is done through ensuring progressive and excellent relationships with our suppliers to ensure service and help in win-win negotiations to deliver value to the business.
Delivery of NMI and cash objectives.
Working closely with the Global Procurement teams to support the business with accurate price forecasting, which includes market conditions, price trends and future market trends to enable proper budgeting and price forecasting.
Supplier relationship management and service development.
Handling professionally diverse customer supplier or operational issues when they arise.
Identifying metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.
Initiating and driving complexity reduction projects (e.g., harmonization of specifications and suppliers).
Supporting development and implementation of Unilever procurement strategies/policies.
Supporting innovation projects through providing market intelligence, supplier capabilities and capacity.
Provide insights to support Procurement of the materials/services Portfolios such as what to buy, where to buy, how to buy, when to buy
Follow market conditions, prepare price trends, and formulate future markets trends for the business.
Work closely with suppliers to drive key initiatives such as responsible sourcing and supplier quality audits
Deliver the Operation Cash Flow and Working Capital plans for the specific materials/services and suppliers through payment terms extension and MOQ negotiations
Support in managing supply chain issues (e.g supply crisis management).
Measure and manage overall performance of suppliers.
Scope: Manage 30m € + spend among All Packaging & BPC Raw Materials, 1500+ Materials and 30+ Suppliers in Kenya & International.