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Summit Recruitment &Training   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Procurement & Demand Planning Executive

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Our client, a well-established food distribution company catering to the foodservice channel in Kenya is looking to recruit a Procurement & Demand Planning Executive to develop demand forecasts and procurement of international and local purchases. The ideal candidate must have 5 years’ experience in the foodservice industry.


• Develop demand forecast at different levels considering the need basis of each product.

• Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results.
• Coordinate cross-functional research to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast models.
• Interact with sales, marketing and customer service to understand demand forecast drivers.
• Utilize a collaborate and consensus approach by working with sales, marketing and customer service to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used to provide forecasts.
• Identify and resolve issues and ensure supply chain effectiveness.
• Develop and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with key suppliers and service providers.
• Negotiating with shipping agencies and ensuring best and most efficient transit time and route
• Ensure that products are transported as per the temperature recommended by the suppliers.
• Development of organizational procurement strategy.
• Managing & monitoring the government systems, purchase and policies and import policies set

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Negotiation; Supply and demand planning; Procurement; Purchasing; Forecasting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Summit Recruitment &Training

Human resources, talent development, recruiting

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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