Coca-Cola Vacancy Announcement

East Africa Bottling S.C., a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, is associated with the world’s most cherished trademark and operates the most sophisticated production systems globally. We currently have an exciting opportunity for the role of Procurement Specialist and are seeking passionate, capable, and competent candidates ready to work with dedication and focus.

Position: Procurement Specialist

Reports To: Procurement Manager

Skills, Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement & Supplies Management, Management, Accounting, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in both foreign and local procurement.
  • A valid driving license is mandatory.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Contract Management
    • Maintain updated and organized contract files.
    • Follow up on active contracts and ensure extensions are processed at least two months before expiry.
  2. Compliance
    • Ensure the procurement process adheres to the procurement policy and procedures.
    • Weekly follow-up on the status of open Purchase Requests (PRs) and Purchase Orders (POs).
    • Regular system checks to ensure all POs are managed properly.
    • Assist with issuing goods receiving vouchers for delivered items.
    • Follow up on On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) deliveries and confirm proper closure of POs.
    • Conduct management routines and address any issues or challenges with the country procurement manager.
  3. Supplier Evaluation
    • Conduct timely supplier evaluations.
    • Review supplier evaluation results and arrange meetings for those scoring below 80%.
    • Weekly follow-up on open PRs and POs to ensure overdue POs are addressed.
  4. Reporting
    • Update and communicate Procurement Operations and Visibility (POV) files with the group office before due dates.
    • Analyze stock balances, Goods In Transit (GIT), and other metrics weekly, highlighting risks if stock plus GIT will not cover one quarter.
    • Provide weekly updates on sample tests, Artwork (AW) approvals for new suppliers, or AW change processes.

Location: Addis Ababa

Closing Date: June 8, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply online through the Coca-Cola company e-recruitment website listed below. Create an account on the website if you do not already have one.

Employment decisions are based solely on merit and qualifications relevant to the field. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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