Senior Procurement Manager at KFC

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski



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The purpose of this role is to manage all Food, Packaging, Capex and Indirects procurement categories for Rest of Sub-Saharan Africa (RoSSA), to ensure most optimal total cost. RoSSA currently has 200+ Restaurants in 21 countries. We are the leading international QSR (Quick Service Restaurants) on the continent with future growth in builds to come from expansion in RoSSA.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic thinking:

  • Develop and maintain category strategies per sub-category to ensure lowest cost and top performance over the short term and into the long term
  • Lead cost engineering initiatives to reduce/maintain capex and balance with opex to ensure most optimal total cost
  • Perform medium to long term planning with suppliers to align their growth to that of KFC
  • Supply chain risks analysis and mitigation for short, medium and long-term
  • Provide input into overall supply chain strategies and plans, including logistics, planning, and quality

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Management:

  • Develop and maintain a KPI scorecard system to track the performance of the categories and the category management team
  • Developing existing and new suppliers’ capabilities, and capacity, to ensure a top performing supply chain
  • Developing and building capability within Franchisee supply chain teams, by providing category management and strategic sourcing leadership, training and consultation

Execution:

  • Partner with Franchisee Supply Chain teams in execution the category plans and goal results for categories
  • Benchmarking suppliers/categories, on an ongoing basis, to ensure optimal cost and performance
  • Lead sourcing events
  • Implement appropriate supplier management practices across the supply base - which include audits, management reviews, performance and risk management
  • Maintain good franchisee and supplier relationships
  • Ensure compliance to governance requirements at all times

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree is Supply Chain/ Procurement/ Commerce 
  • CIPS

Experience:

  • Min 8 - 10 Years’ Supply Chain related experience
  • Hands-on experience in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Total Cost to Serve (TCS)
  • Possess excellent negotiating skills, obtained from strategic or complex negotiations
  • Experience in strategic sourcing including understanding technical product complexities, supplier or product cost drivers and other factors that influence pricing
  • Working experience in East and/or West Africa
  • Superior market data analytic skills
  • Bias for technology
  • Retail and/or FMCG experience

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Competencies/Skills:

  • Strategic Sourcing,
  • Supplier Relationship Management,
  • Project Management,
  • Negotiating,
  • Influencing & Collaborating

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