The main goal of the position is to make that global portfolio strategies are effectively implemented and that all local and regional requirements are completely taken into account and satisfied. In order to effectively support SCJ’s overall customer service goals, the Sr Associate Manager, Procurement function also entails ensuring that the incumbent provides adequate supply reliability and ensures that all internal (SAP) parameters are appropriately maintained.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and sustain rebates with both domestic and international suppliers while negotiating the lowest pricing based on the entire cost to the business model and the best payment terms.
  • Lead the creation of new tracking systems, databases, and procurement methods while speaking for SSA on the Platform commodity teams.
  • With local and international vendors, create and maintain service level agreements and pricing models.
  • performs Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) for local, regional, and, to a lesser extent, international suppliers.
  • In collaboration with the portfolio leads, ensures supplier compliance
  • supports the procurement strategy, the quarterly inflation process, and the continuous improvement process for the supply process (among others: MOQ, inventory, and lead time optimisation).

Experience you’ll bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years in Procurement especially in FMCG across SSA
  • Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain Degree or Engineering Qualification

Behaviors you’ll need:

  • Strong management/people skills
  • Excellent communication at business level coupled with negotiation skills
  • Results driven
  • Accountability and ownership
  • Ability to work under pressure

What’s in it for you?

  • Profit sharing scheme
  • Excellent Medical Aid & Provident Fund
  • Subsidized product allocation
  • Cell allowance/Company phone – depending on the role

About us:

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family business founded on an adventurous spirit and winning ethically. Since more than 130 years ago, we have built renowned brands in almost every nation, including Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc®, and more. We are affecting the world around us positively through these well-known brands. But our 13,000 employees, whom we genuinely value and encourage in their pursuit of both personal and group objectives, are the combined vitality and strength that enable us to succeed.


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