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18/01 Rajeswari Raja
Lead Consultant - Human Resources at Meru Consultants & Technologies

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Head - Purchase - FMCG (10-15 yrs)

Overseas/International/Nigeria Job Code: 883079

Looking for Head of purchase for a FMCG MNC Client

Job description :

Position Title : Head of Purchasing, Nigeria.

Reporting to : Head of Purchasing located at Dubai

Position Summary :

Few Task of the position :

1. Management of business risk, supplier relationships, commercial agreements and supply chain for Nigeria business. Leverage the regional/global supply base to deliver sourcing solutions to support the needs of the Business Units, meeting the competitive goals of the company

2.Interacting with cross functional teams for implementing various sourcing initiatives such as spend mapping, supplier segmentation, supplier performance matrix, alternate vendor development & exploration of saving opportunities. Ensure that purchasing management in Nigeria is fully integrated & align Maintain Liaison with relevant Government Agencies and Industry Bodies to propagate and defend best interests in East Africa

Geographical scope of responsibility : Local


Some of the skill set required for the position :

- Excellent influencing and convincing capabilities as well as analytical and conceptual skills

- Knowledge demonstration including supplier base, general industry information, cost drivers as well as best purchasing practices, contract law as it applies to the procurement process, and supply chain management are key

- English skills are indispensable as well as firm experience in working with Microsoft office programs, especially Excel and Power Point (German or other language skills as well as SAP experience are appreciated)

- Team player, open minded, flexible, pro-active and able to work independently also in a changing and volatile environment and excellent communication skills

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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