Monday, 21 January 2013

Sourcing Manager (Packaging)
Packaging – Lagos
The Role: Sourcing Manager (Packaging)
:The successful candidate will be required
· Forecast price movements of key materials
to operating units to assist with local
budgeting & financial plans. Complete
regular reviews and annual adjustment to
global cost projections to reflect market
· Evaluate and analyse allocated portfolios.
Lead and participate in cost re-engineering
projects engaging both internal and
external stakeholders within the group.
· Continually evaluate and analyse the
supply market in the allocated portfolios to
assist with management decision making,
price control and budget preparation. Be
aware of the major suppliers in the market
and identify opportunities to reduce costs.
Lead change management programmes in
relation to local packaging portfolio.
· Perform negotiations on one’s own
initiative, with occasional support from
senior executives. Either by consultation or
attendance if critical or high value · Provide
supportto individuals within the local
purchasing community and facilitate
delivery of the local business objectives.
Manage people in networked team
environment. · Participate in team
development activities.Provide support to
peers and buyers within the local network
in the form of coaching or training in key
activities/techniques which will strengthen
the capability. · Control expenditure to
agreed financial targets. Assist as required
with provision of data to new budget
activity. · Develop budgets for assigned
portfolio, considering historic and future
market price trends and the impact of
changes to business and manufacturing
· RFQ’s as required for assigned portfolio.
Consideration of e-auction in line with e-
sourcing strategy. Recognising that some
materials/components will rely more on
supplier relationship/development
programmes. Develop e-auction plan where
appropriate for more complex RFQ’s and
joint leverage opportunities The Person:
The Right candidate must· Have HND/B.Sc
· Have a minimum of 5 years working
experience in a similar position
· Have an extensive knowledge that
covers both commercial and technical
facets across a diverse portfolio.
· Have the ability to manage multiple
project based activities
· Have a good knowledge of supplier Base
· Have a good Knowledge of Supply Chain
Analysis and Business Forecasting
· Have excellent negotiation skills
· Have excellent oral and written
communication skills
· Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our
· Be a Computer expertise especially in MS
Word, MS Excel , Access, PowerPoint, MFG
Pro Closing date: 25 Jan 2013
Click here to apply
All Business Units – Lagos
The successful candidate will be required to
o Generates and applies compelling
category, consumer, shopper and customer
insights that leads to competitive business
opportunities across the 4Ps
§ Develops insightful, engaging and
effective consumer communications, using
all media
§ Uses digital tools and media to
understand and engage relevant consumer
audiences to achieve brand objectives and
drive sales
§ Develops compelling brand propositions
that drive brand equity and value
§ Delivers short and long term brand
strategy and direction
§ Manages the 4Ps to maximize growth
and profit delivery
§ Drives on time delivery of NPD to market
and manage products through their entire
§ Drives innovation to identify and deliver
evolutionary and revolutionary initiatives
across the 4Ps
The Person: The Right candidate must
§ Have a degree (preferably Marketing /
Business Related Discipline)
§ Have 2-3 years Brand Management
experience preferably within FMCG
§ Have NPD Project Management experience
§ Have excellent consumer insight,
innovation and NPD skills.
§ Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our
Closing date: 25 Jan 2013
interested candidates can apply online

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