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Assistant Procurement Manager - Resilience & Sustainability

Closing: May 24, 2022

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Published: Apr 26, 2022 (29 days ago)

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Purpose of Role

The main purpose of this roleis primarily to lead and implement the resilience plan and Sustainable sourcing strategy for Tea in Africa

Qualifications & Experience Required

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 4 years experience in logistics, sustainability or relevant experience

Key Skills

  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service Mindset
  • Ability to build relationships and teamwork


Responsibilities

Purpose of Role

The main purpose of this roleis primarily to lead and implement the resilience plan and Sustainable sourcing strategy for Tea in Africa

Qualifications & Experience Required

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 4 years experience in logistics, sustainability or relevant experience

Key Skills

  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service Mindset
  • Ability to build relationships and teamwork


Accountabilities

Service

  • Oversee TBO Directs and Auction logistics teams for service delivery as per agreed KPIs.
  • Coordinate resolution of Customer complaints with respective suppliers through Corrective Action Plans within the agreed resolution timelines
  • Oversee supplier relationship management for all shipping lines stipulated on the annual global freight agreement
  • Responsible for the generation of shipping forecast and planning.
  • Hold shipping lines accountable to agreed SLAs
  • Oversee the implementation of customers’ shipping and handling requirements
  • Lead for all TBO logistics issues mixing units and 3rd party service providers.
  • Responsible for implementation of TBO Quality Management System (QMS)

Resilience

  • Responsible for creating and implementing Port Resilience Plan in Mombasa
  • Implement Business Continuity plan with main service provider for logistics
  • Assists in developing a strategic sustainable service provider for logistics
  • Responsible for increasing agility within logistics.
  • Crisis Management within logistics

Sustainability

  • Assure Rain Forest Alliance certification by tea suppliers across Africa
  • Assists in the approach to develop Africa tea suppliers on Responsible Sourcing Policy (RSP)
  • Ensure Responsible Supplier Plans audits
  • In liaison with LM, coordinates implementation of Value Creation Projects (VCP)
  • Implement Enhancing Livelihood projects within Tea Africa

Travel

  • As per job/site requirements, local travel likely

Leadership Behavior

  • Should meet expectations on the Unilever Standards of Leadershipopens in a new window behaviours relevant to this work level.

Key Interface

Internal

  • TBO Directs and Auction Team
  • Ekaterra Mixing Units blending leads
  • Unilever Procurement with Purpose Team
  • Ekaterra Sustainability/Responsible Sourcing team

External

  • 3P Service providers – Tea brokers, shipping lines, warehouse.
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Tea Suppliers


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