Logistics Procurement Lead at Zambia Breweries

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 000

Zambia Breweries

Job description

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The Key purpose of this role is to ensure supply security at the best price and payment terms for the Logistics function. The individual needs to align the country’s procurement plans to the Zone Procurement strategy ensuring logistics spend and Champions initiatives are within budget. The position will work closely with the BU logistics teams, suppliers and relevant stakeholders

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Category strategy implementation
  • Category risk assessments
  • Sourcing new suppliers
  • Tender management support – To be done @ Zone
  • Supplier query and dispute resolution
  • Contracting implementation and compliance
  • Supplier relationship management, SLA’s and Performance tracking
  • Local legal requirements – for Tenders
  • Ensuring accurate sizing vs capacity availability at budget cost
  • Category spend vs budget tracking (monthly Price vs budget and Champions tracking)
  • Opportunity identification for closing cost/price gaps
  • Monthly rate card adjustments
  • Continuous improvement – Innovation & value engineering
  • Dedicated carrier productivity meetings
  • 3PL Meetings – Measuring supplier performance and truck avail
  • RPSS meeting (Supplier recons, PR, PO processes, retroactive, supplier creation, etc) – SLA compliance
  • Logistics Leadership meeting
  • Logistics Execution
  • Plant/DC Alignment – Logs and Supply
  • Zone Logistics Procurement – (Report template, Action log, etc)


  • Degree in business or related field.
  • 3 -5 years prior related position experience required.
  • Advanced Computer skills (MS Office, Financial systems and knowledge would be an added advantage).
  • End to end SAP experience.
  • Strong sourcing/procurement related processes
  • Able to work independently and take initiative and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Ability to build productive working relationships –internally and externally.
  • Strong interpersonal / business skills and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.
  • Ability to generate team cooperation.
  • Capable of being entrusted with “confidential” information.
  • Ability to be flexible with duties and scope of work.

Additional Information:

Band: VII

SAB/ABInBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in line with SAB/ABInBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing.

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