Position: Associate

Job type: Full-time

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Reports to: Planning Manager, Supply Chain

Main duties and responsibilities

In the short term, the Senior Executive will be responsible for Purchasing and Inventory Planning for all Pizza Hut food and non-food categories, while supporting Procurement & Supplier Management activities. Post the initial phase, the role will focus to migrate and take on Purchasing and Inventory Planning responsibilities fully for both brands Pizza Hut and KFC.

1. Purchasing & Inventory Planning (60%)

a. Establish contingency supply for Core Skus as assigned by Manager, review contingency plans from time to time to ensure supply lines are still valid and available

b. Responsible for inventory replenishment of assigned categories; prepare and process purchase order, track order status and update relevant parties in a timely manner

c. Responsible for maintaining monthly inventory in line with required safety stock levels

d. Ensure ordering and invoicing approvals of core and promotional supply comply with Group compliance requirements

e. Support as SCM interface in ‘A team’, providing timely updates and support across promotional supply sourcing, ordering, replenishments, tracking and write-off

f. Act as first Escalation point for emerging or sudden supply disruption to stores or DC

g. Provide administrative support for all purchasing-related matters

2. Procurement & Supplier Management (20%)

a. Lead local tenders, support negotiations and final awards as assigned

b. Provide analytical support in preparation of regional / Group tenders

c. Support Manager to build and maintain strong relationships with local strategic suppliers, preparing relevant data or reports for supplier business reviews

d. Collaborate with Manager, QA team and Supplier to ensure supplier compliance to Yum and Group requirements, prior to new supply, tender awards or contract renewals

e. Manage sourcing, update of product information and coordination of samples for product demos/trial

3. Leadership & Development (10%)

a. Support department in annual company budget planning and delivering annual objectives

b. Partner with Manager to develop & implement initiatives to improve company profitability and department productivity

c. Analyse SCM reports periodically, to investigate discrepancies and/or recommend and deliver cost and process improvement opportunities

4. Any other duties and responsibilities assigned by Reporting manager (10%)

Knowledge, Skills and Requirements

- Tertiary qualification and minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Planning and Inventory management, preferably in Food industry

- Great interpersonal and communication skills

- Good proficiency in written and spoken English

- Demonstrated experience in working in fluid environments, working independently and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

- Good knowledge and proficiency in the use of Microsoft office – Words, Excel, PowerPoint

- Working knowledge of ERP, IMS and data visualization tools like Power BI or Tableau

- Possess a positive, forward-looking attitude and learning mindset

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Deadline: 17-10-2023

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