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Oct 20, 2017

Automotive Company Procurement Planning Manager

Our client, an Automotive Company is looking for a Procurement Planning Manager to oversee both local and international procurement. 

S/He will be an integral in planning and managing schedules and coordination with the relevant stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods. 

S/He should be a meticulous planner with a proven record of initiating strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend.  

S/He should ensure the focus of the function is to the optimal availability of components and parts that will build their brand to become known as a mobility brand that with an entrepreneurial spirit that people can trust.
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning & Scheduling procurement of local goods and parts
  • Ensure proper management planning by overseeing all procurement planning within the organization
  • Work with commercial team to develop a purchase forecast for short term and long term sale of motorcycles
  • Prepare and control procurement budgets with the aim of minimizing expenditure and increasing efficiency
  • Develop lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand (stock in; stock out; stock transfer)
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks that may incur within the procurement department
  • Research and identify non-standard or at risk parts/ materials to support production and sales
  • Monitor significance trends, changes in suppliers and prices to capitalise on opportunities and/or protect company’s position
  • Monitor prices of major commodities, analyse impact based on annual usage and report findings to management for budgeting purposes
  • Supervising and mentoring staff towards maximum performance
  • Monitor invoices to ensure they are paid on time and goods are released in a timely manner (in line with payment condition of the contract)
  • Purchase Goods in line with environmental and legal compliance and health and safety regulation.
  • Cooperate with internal and external stakeholders to guarantee SLAs on terms and processes
  • Responsible for setting and developing purchasing policies in line with group policies; budgeting in accordance with general management guide lines.
  • Ensure Contract Management, by maintaining legal interaction with suppliers.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, business, supply chain or other related discipline
  • At least 5 years’ experience in purchasing preferably in the automotive industry
  • Experience running a busy procurement department
  • Experience in managing end to end supply chain environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office programs and ERP systems
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment is an added advantage
Salary: Ksh. 150,000 gross
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
Deadline: 30th October 2017

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