Category Specialists

at Repi Soap & Detergent PLC
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 21, 2020
Category Economics
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


·         Schedule, Control & Monitor Import Category purchases ensuring lowest TCO while managing desired quality, inbound freight optimization and timing, ensuring minimum inventory levels and cash flow management with due regard to economic pressures & FX availability.

·         In conjunction and coordination with the concerned parties in the supply chain department, assure getting the right kind of PI’s from foreign suppliers and submit to banks for possible forex allocation;

·         Schedule, Control & Monitor domestically sourced category purchases ensuring lowest TCO while managing desired quality, inbound freight optimization while selecting, developing and promoting local suppliers, developing enduring relationships ensuring JIT management controls.

·        Achieves financial objectives by participating in preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions;

·        Completes Procurement operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results;

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·        Participate and contribute, to product development activities including TCO of formulation, packaging and efficacy to the New Product Development Committee.

·        Supports the product development & technology initiatives for the category.

·        Ensure all activities related to the function comply with relevant Acts, legal demands and ethical standards

·        Participate in the company’s management team meetings, strategy, Health & Safety program, insurance/benefits committees and others as required.

·        Meet targets articulated in supply chain plans, product development briefs in terms of product quality, timeliness and cost.

·        Resolve quires which can come from 3rd party stack holders;

Other duties and activities as reasonably directed by the SCM or other senior executives of the companyrmulate budget;

Job Requirements

o   Purchasing and supplies management BSC and 3 years or Diploma and 5 years’ experience FMCG/ soap and detergent environment.

ERP knowledge SAP preferable

Basic computer skill

Mathematical skill

o   Purchasing and supplies management MSC and 2 years’ Experience or BSC and 5 years’ experience or Diploma and 7 years’ experience FMCG/ soap and detergent environment.

Applying Instructions

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements can submit their applications including the following:
• Cover letter specifying the position there are applying to;
• Curriculum vitae and
• Non-returnable copies of academic diplomas and other testimonials.

Should apply in person or sending their CV & supporting documents. (Scanned copies of qualification).By e-mail
Repi –Wilmar Soap & Detergent PLC

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