RJ Corp is the Group running into diversified businesses & is the 2nd largest bottler for PepsiCo. It is the channel partner to some of the biggest and the most reputed brands of the world. Pepsi, Pizza Hut, KFC, Costa Coffee, Vaango, Cream Bell, Cryobank, Cryoviva, & Delhi Public School. From operating the largest bottling plant to food beverages, healthcare, hospitality, retail and education, it is bringing an air of freshness and creativity on the corporate horizon.
The beverage operations are managed under operating company viz; Varun Beverages Limited poised for exponential growth. Varun Beverages has 23+ bottling plants in India plus an international footprint that includes Sri Lanka, Nepal, Morocco, Kenya, Zambia & Zimbabwe
- We at VBL Zambia are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the organization's supply of products and services. Procurement Manager responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. The Procurement Managers duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses so that the company can invest in growth and people.
- Position: Procurement Manager / Purchase Manager - Beverages
- Department: Finance
- Reporting To: CFO
- Industry: Food & Beverages and Food Production
Role & Responsibilities:
Conducts analysis of program policies and procedures, develops plans, formulates guidelines, implement new policies, procedures and strategies regarding procurement processes and cost-effective purchases.
Prepare project guidelines, status reports and presentations for stakeholders.
Research skills to discover profitable suppliers; work with vendors to secure advantageous terms.
Collaborate with key persons to ensure clear communication of the specifications and expectations of the company
Thoroughly examine and test existing contracts. Foresee trends and predict alterations in the negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
Oversee supply needs; maintain necessary approvals before ordering of necessary goods and services
Manage workflow from initiation to completion (of both purchased orders and deliveries); Coordinate daily duties of procurement support staff
Monitor approval of stakeholders to maintain an appropriate degree of control over vendor relationships.
Anticipating unfavorable events through data analysis; prepare control strategies
Desired Skills and Experience
CA / ICWA
6 - 8 Yrs of experience in a high-speed production environment in dairy and/or food manufacturing preferred