Sourcing Analyst at Africa Improved Foods Rwanda (Deadline: Friday 23rd September 2022)

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Sourcing Analyst at Africa Improved Foods Rwanda (Deadline:Friday 23rd September 2022)


Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is a Public-Private Partnership focused on addressing malnutrition through the production of nutritious, high quality fortified foods.

AIF Ltd is looking for a self-motivated, qualified individual with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our young and energetic team on the position of Sourcing Analyst.

General job information

 Department: Procurement

Reporting line: Procurement Director

Contract terms: Open ended Contract

Key responsibilities

  • Support business planning, budgeting and forecast process respectively through review of operational inputs for both annual & monthly volume projections.
  • Prepare timely, accurate and cost-effective weekly, monthly reports and highlight variances so that procurement management can take effective actions to improve operating performance.
  • Analyse product margins, pricing trends and raw material costs trends and recommend remedial actions to procurement management.
  • Act as an internal consultant, creating an open environment in which excellent teamwork with other departments is fostered and which helps to improve procedures and flows of information.
  • Assist in identifying and employing interventions that will enhance the financial capability of the non-finance peers, including leveraging on SAP.
  • Analyse and evaluate competitive intelligence, market reports, trade periodicals.
  • Understand and track performance of the organizations spend, supply market, costs, and tiers of suppliers.
  • Analyse company costing systems, including the costing of imported raw materials and overheads.
  • Validate finished goods standard prices and ensure deviations are corrected upon approval.
  • Compute accurate and up to date product cost information to aid product pricing
  • Prepare financial reporting packages/ dashboards to ensure accurate and timely periodic reporting
  • Improve internal processes and propose necessary control procedures to ensure cost savings ahead of targets.
  • Perform internal analyses on spend, work processes (TCO) and customer needs (quantity and quality).
  • Support in identifying opportunities and actions for continuous improvement by means of analysis of supplier performance and internal KPI data.
  • Support in collecting and consolidating data on contract compliance and supplier performance.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or any other related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience in FMCG Environment.
  • Computer skills in MS Excel, Word and Power Point and working knowledge of SAP.
  • Accounting or Financial Literacy, or equivalent.
  • Must have commercial awareness
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda (both verbally and in writing).

Application Guidelines

All applications including application letter, curriculum vitae and academic qualifications should be submitted in single PDF File via this for the attention of the Human Resources Manager of Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd not later than Friday 23rd September 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kigali, 13th September 2022


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