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Full-time Procurement Manager

at Almasi Beverages in Nairobi

Procurement Manager at Almasi Beverages in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers. Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products. The company is currently integrating its operations to one seamless organization. The company has an innovative Change strategy which focuses on strong distribution & manufacturing, selling and building a strong and capable workforce. Our new business architecture is that of a centralized Commercial function, devolved manufacturing and distribution for revenue generation and a strong centralized support function of HR, Finance, IT, Procurement, Risk; for the purpose of creating sharper focus, efficiency and effectiveness to enable us achieve a double digit growth in 2014 and beyond. We shall deliver all these through close collaboration with Coca-Cola, our shareholders and other key stakeholders both externally and internally, including our people.

We believe to achieve this we shall need capable people deliver on the following roles:


The Role
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer in Nairobi, you will be responsible for managing spend in line with budget, sourcing of all high value and critical goods and services whilst ensuring that procurement at plant level is compliant with the requisite legislations and procedures. You will be responsible for development and implementation of the procurement strategy, implement best practice procurement procedures, prepare and manage the Procurement budget, establish supplier selection and evaluation guidelines, foster supportive relationships with key suppliers, negotiate prices and provide leadership to the procurement team.

The Person
The successful candidate will have strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, excellent problem solving and analytical skills, proficiency in IT applications and ERP systems. Minimum education is a Bachelor’s degree with a diploma in procurement with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in a senior managerial position in a large and busy FMCG organization.

How to Apply
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application letter and a CV detailing the suitability of your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to quoting THE TITLE OF JOB on the subject line.

The closing date: 17th April 2014.

Full Job descriptions shall be sent to shortlisted candidates before the interview.

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