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1 Jun 2017

Full-time Mondelez International (Cadbury): Packaging Sourcing Specialist Vacancy

Mondelez International (Cadbury) – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is a whole new company reimagined with a single focus in mind: create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world’s favorite brands.

The Job :Packaging Sourcing Specialist
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Industry: Food Production, Food & Beverages Consumer Goods
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Functions: Purchasing Supply Chain

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities
Support MEA strategic sourcing agenda in the paper area of the spend across all BUs/Countries to leverage the common scale & maximize value through sourcing:

Responsible to develop common buying framework within the given area of spend across all BUs/countries (including KPIs, processes, R&R, performance measurements)
Responsible to develop & implement sourcing strategies for respective groups of materials and services in collaboration with regional stakeholders and Local Procurement Leads
Lead tenders, sourcing reviews applying the different sourcing techniques from analysing markets and suppliers to leading implementation of developed sourcing strategy.
Manage cost optimization pipeline building upon local/regional/global ideas & leverage best sourcing practices across BUs
Support global/regional/x-country contract governance for the implemented sourcing strategies,
Develop and coordinate supplier relationship management programs. Responsible for regional supplier relationship initiatives,
Coordinate & enable supply risk management program across BUs
Responsible to forecast prices as requested for budgeting and financial forecasts.
Contribute to leveraging scale with the global suppliers in assigned materials,
Leverage global best practices & tools in the Paper area of external spend,
Support global/x-regional decomplexity programs,
Collaborate/manage effective relationships with the regional stakeholders to drive sourcing & productivity initiatives.
Leverage geographical existence to support all packaging sourcing activities within the location:

Represent packaging tower spend area in Nigeria
Support all souring activities lead by other Packaging Categories within Nigeria
Support in troubleshooting any sourcing related turbulence in Nigeria.
Support regional contract governance for the implemented sourcing strategies,
Operating Environment:

High level of operational complexity, driven by the regional geographic span & multiple business categories
Non homogeneous legal and political environment across regional countries
High trade barriers between the countries with frequent changes in local legislations
Developing suppliers and quality standards
Regional remote organisation spread across 28 countries

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

University Degree (Business Administration, Economics or technical degree is preferred)
Good computer skills (MS Office, MS Project), business applications (SAP, MFGPro)
Excellent knowledge of English language
Excellent knowledge of KFI Procurement processes and procedures, packaging environment
Presentation Skills, Advanced Negotiation and Communication Skills
Risk Management, Strategic Decision Making
Customer Orientation, Business Planning
Project Management, Information Management, People Management
Market Intelligence, Supplier Selection, Product Innovation
Buying Strategy, Buying Negotiation, Buying Management
Business experience of > 5 years
Experience in managing people
Team coordination/ team mgt (remote teams)
Experience of leading multi-functional projects


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Job Categories: Food & Beverages Jobs. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: cadbury jobs, Mondelez International jobs#, and Packaging Sourcing Specialist jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.


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