Procurement Sourcing Specialist – Technology, Digital & Marketing at Old Mutual Kenya

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  • Company: Old Mutual Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
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Job Description

Old Mutual Kenya is based in Nairobi and is part of a larger group that offers solutions in long-term savings, asset management and investment. We offer solutions to individuals and corporates underpinned by our core values which are: Respect, Integrity, Accountability and Pushing beyond boundaries.

SUMMARY

The role is responsible for the sourcing function of all technology, Digital, Marketing and related goods and services. This includes planning, supply market research/sourcing, vendor selection, contracting and relationship management for the category assigned. The job holder is required to have a good understanding of the technology supply market and is an advisor to the business on the same, the job holder is individually accountable for achieving results through own efforts.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide support in Category sourcing strategy development, supply base rationalization and implementation
  • Perform / support contract analysis and risk evaluation; cost reduction; pricing analysis; and target price evaluation/negotiation for the category
  • Negotiate and facilitate implementation of long term agreements and / or partnerships within the category
  • Maintain knowledge database of supplier’s markets, sub-categories, capabilities, technology, cost analysis and key performance indicators within the category
  • Develop and fully implement long term supply agreements for key strategic high value items and services for the category
  • Develop, Implement and Maintain procurement Plans for the category of purchasing
  • Develop and fully implement supplier catalogues/pricelists within the ERP system
  • Drive category Management within supply chain with emphasis on category buying
  • Ensure harmonization of prices of goods and services procured by the entities from various suppliers at different times.
  • Develop and implement cost reduction targets in liaison with budget holders and suppliers
  • Monitor the performance of supplier to ensure they deliver quality goods & services as per contract/Purchase Order.
  • Enforce supplier Payment Terms that are, cost favorable to the company
  • Use category strategies to drive cost management
  • Drive Total cost of ownership approach to price evaluations
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Develop Purchasing SLA with all Internal & External stakeholder
  • Evaluate suppliers to ensure consistently high performance and value-addition
  • Manage all tender documentations/processes.
  • Ensure contract renewal/tendering processes is started at least 3 months before expiry of the current one.
  • Manage the category budget –monitor expenditure against approved budget for the category
  • Lead, develop and motivate staff to ensure that set objectives are met and exceeded in line with senior management and customer expectations on goals achievement and service delivery
  • Achieve 100% CIPS Certification for Staff under span of control
Skills
  • Category Management
  • Cost Analysis
  • Sourcing Strategies
  • Tender Processes
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 18 May. 2022
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