Supply Chain: Procurement Analyst - AVI, Sandton

  • Sandton
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Logistics
  • Posted by AVI on Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Reference: 190516-2
  • Apply before Friday, May 31, 2019 - 7 Days left
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Employer: AVI

An opportunity has become available a Procurement Analyst to join our NBL team in Bryanston. Reporting directly to the Procurement Executive, the successful incumbent will be responsible to ensure the effectiveness of NBL Procurement with spend analytics, benefits tracking, project management, market intelligence and sourcing support, services and systems.
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An opportunity has become available a Procurement Analyst to join our NBL team in Bryanston. Reporting directly to the Procurement Executive, the successful incumbent will be responsible to ensure the effectiveness of NBL Procurement with spend analytics, benefits tracking, project management, market intelligence and sourcing support, services and systems.

Manage data spend
Provide spend analysis and reports with recommendations
Support with commodity risk management reporting
Manage ongoing procurement projects
Manage the marketing NPD process specifically related to raw material and packaging inputs
Track key indices and cost drivers for priority spend commodities
Continuously scan the external environment to collate relevant business and market intelligence regarding world commodity trends, key supply and macro-economic developments
Manage and complete comprehensive sourcing and procurement processes
Maintain and manage the Supply Chain SharePoint
Collaborate with Auditors, review audit findings and provide feedback to the Executive (Track and report on resolutions)
Ensure all procurement initiatives and benefits are correctly logged, completed, approved and maintained
Provide regular benefits reports, as well as ad-hoc reports as and when required
Manage quality non-conformances on behalf of Procurement as and when Procurement intervention is required
Drive productivity targets with the Procurement Team
Manage adhoc tasks and projects on behalf of Senior Procurement Managers and support strategic tender activities

Examining Information
Interpreting Data
Providing Insights
Interacting with people
Articulating information
Challenging ideas
Show composure
Resolve conflict
Checking things
Producing outputs and taking action
Seizing opportunities

At least 2 years experience in a Procurement function gained within FMCG / Manufacturing
Experience as an Analyst or a similar role essential

A completed Honours degree in Supply Chain Management or an equivalent Business Management degree required

High level of Excel proficiency essential
Relevant in-depth FMCG / Industry knowledge
Sound business acumen
Project management
Market research
Statistical analysis
Commodity trend cost analysis

Apply before Friday, May 31, 2019 - 7 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About AVI

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI’s brands have grown into great South African favourites including: Five Roses, Freshpak, House of Coffees, Frisco, Koffiehuis and Ellis Brown in the Beverages category; Bakers, Pyotts, Willards and Provita in the Biscuits and Snacks category; I&J in the Frozen Foods category; as well as Ciro, Lavazza and Douwe Egberts Cafitesse for the Out Of Home market. Our beauty and personal care brands include Yardley, Lentheric and Coty Great international and local Fashion Brands in the AVI stable include Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Gant and Green Cross Shoes. We have a well-developed shared services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that allows us to take advantage of our scale. 

AVI’s brands are a household name in South Africa and growing every day.