Senior Sourcing Category Manager Job in Kenya

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Senior Sourcing Category Manager Job in Kenya

Senior Sourcing Category Manager

The Position: 

Responsible for the management of the acquisition of goods and services for assigned category and ensuring that processes and tools are in place and optimized to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage self and assigned team of Sourcing Managers and Specialists.
  • Develop and execute the annual Category Plan and budget within approved limits.
  • Develop, implement, and manage the annual Category Strategy and Plan, Consolidation of Requirements, Timing and Sourcing Methods.
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity, Risk, and Compliance Management & Regulatory Controls for the Category.
  • Relationship Management and engagement of Key Stakeholders for Category: Heads of Department, International Businesses, Suppliers, Contractors, Consultants, Management Tender Committee.
  • Implement standards, controls, processes, or regulatory determined procedures for Category.

  • Implement Cost Management Programs/Initiatives for Category during the business cycle.
  • Manage the Supplier Contract Calendar for Category, Review expiries, inclusions, retirements, cancellations.
  • Manage Suppliers Performance for Category; maintenance, monitor and review Service Level Agreements, hold review meetings.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business-related field or Social Sciences from a recognized university.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in a busy and fast-paced supply chain management department/ unit with experience in:
    • Developing & implementing procurement strategy.
    • Supplier management.
    • Logistics
    • Negotiation & market analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to generate business relations.
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated competencies in championing high performance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

How to Apply

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