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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • For over 100 years, Nestl South Africa has delivered on its Good Food, Good Life promise to its consumers, ensuring that they are always able to access our established, well-loved brands as well as new and innovative products that respond to their evolving needs. We exist to DELIGHT our CONSUMERS who have enabled the growth of our business and company by ...
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    Procurement Business Partner

    A day in the life of...

    • Understand BU/Function strategies and priorities, translate them into needs and integrate the information into procurement category strategies on procurement across Hub and at market teams. Ensure this information is provided to all critical levels of Category leadership.
    • Understand innovation and renovation plans for GMB/BU/Function at NiM level and interface with any other functional specific groups developing strategy and supplier needs within the NiM.  Ensure these strategies are effectively represented and incorporated into category and SRM work.
    • Understand category strategies and sourcing plans and represent these to the NiM level GMB/BU/Function leadership at relevant stages throughout the category process. Ensure category strategies and sourcing plans are understood by the NiM level GMB/BU/Function leadership, and effects are debated and discussed with Hub teams/local teams as required.  Feedback to the NiM Level leadership supply market evolution and industry outlooks, forward pricing and hedging as and when applicable.                                               
    • Monitor and manage the delivery of value to the NiM Level GMB/BU/Function leadership and provide focus, assignments, and motivation, support and coaching to procurement to understand and deliver GMB/BU/Function needs. Ensure the Integration of GMB/BU/Function NiM level business needs into procurement category strategies considering market evolution and expected innovations.                              
    • Agree scope of roles and activities for Procurement Support direct line reports.  Set team goals and objectives and manage the local Procurement Support Team with demonstrable, agreed service level of response to changing requirements and project environs.                                           
    • Ensure all actions are delivered for all NiM GMB procurement support tasking, and work with GC Leads and local HOP to ensure local tasking is appropriately prioritized. Analyze performance and skill gaps and agree development requirements and training plans. Develop procurement support skills within the Function. Pass on lessons learned to all other BP leads At Market and HOPs as appropriate      

    What will make you successful

    • University Degree level education
    • 5 years plus experience in a senior role
    • Proven track record in managing complex and diverse business problems in a matrix environment
    • Must have a strong understanding of business insights and P&L management, impeccable numerical capabilities
    • Impeccable stakeholder management and influencing capabilities, able to manage for results
    • Exceptional communication skills in a high-level business setting
    • Proven experience in Procurement and/or Senior Supply Chain function and/or Cross -functional experience
    • Business Management/ Continuous Improvement/ Business

    Closing Date: 18th, May 2022

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