Senior Buyer at Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Location: Lagos (Hybrid)
Department: Supply Chain
Team: Procurement

About the Job

  • You will have the chance to be a major influence in driving our world class business forward and delivering iconic beverages to customers and consumers that have tremendous relationships with our brands.
  • You will benefit from a family-like environment filled with supportive colleagues that will help you overcome big challenges to reach places and results you never would have thought possible.
  • No two days will be the same here. You will be challenged, you will be encouraged, and you will grow.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze spot buys and take proactive actions
  • Execute strategic sourcing tasks for the category in the country
  • Build supplier relationships that generate value for both Hellenic and the supplier over time for local categories in alignment with SPM & SPSM
  • Monitor SLA’s and KBI’s for assigned categories to country stakeholders
  • Manage internal customer relationships for local categories in alignment with Spend Procurement Managers, SPM & SPSM Ensure CSR strategy implementation in alignment with the predefined standards and guidelines
  • Support SPA to track savings value creation in relation to country BP
  • Support SPM, SPSM and CPM to integrate procurement indirect category savings in country BP
  • Support SPM & SPSM in executing strategic sourcing for the category
  • Manage contract expiration and maintain contract
  • Upload scanned contract in the system, update master data, and enable contract

Are these your secret ingredients?

  • Action Oriented
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Ability to Manage Diversity
  • Successful track record and development potential
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Peer Relationship Management
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point

Qualification and Experience

  • University Degree (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar).
  • Master or MBA is an added advantage
  • At least 4 years of experience working for an industry related to the category, or in procurement
  • At least 3 years of experience in SAP, other ERP systems with focus on Purchasing
  • Knowledge in the category or in procurement (CIPS preferred or other certification).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Closing date: Unspecified