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Job Opportunities at Fan Milk Plc, Friday 9, March 2018

Fan Milk Plc, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of healthy, nutritious and safe frozen dairy and non-frozen dairy food products with distribution channels across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Fan Milk Nigeria is a well established and fast growing food processing industry offering wide range of products.


Responsible for programming, design, development and support of NAV ERP.

The position will be responsible for developing and implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
The incumbent ensures that business processes are transformed and developed to workable report solution for users in NAV ERP.
Lead the automation of business processes
Design and implement business intelligence reports for decision making
The incumbent must ensure that the Microsoft Dynamics NAV solutions are running smoothly.
Respond to and support users in successfully and efficiently carrying out their responsibilities using NAV.

The position requires a professional standard of knowledge to develop and implement a working Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Minimum university degree
Substantial and proven experience in an ERP system and process design, testing and implementations.
Proven complete software development life cycle experience and a team lead capacity, preferably in the private sector.
Thorough knowledge of RDBMS
Thorough knowledge of MS-SQL Server
Demonstrated project management skills.
Must be able to work effectively with all levels of the organization, including top, middle and supervisory levels of management.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.
Able to handle confidential company information with complete discretion.
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyse data.
Advanced verbal and written communications skills in English.


The Strategic buyer role, is created to ensure the continuous and optimal flow of the raw and packaging material required to keep the company’s raw and Packaging material supply system running efficiently .

Partners with the business to achieve strategic goals.
Manage and deliver value across high spend raw and packaging materials category
Implement strategic sourcing initiative, implement procurement best practices and align business and procurement strategies in the raw and packaging material category.
Plan and schedule materials requirement to achieve synergy between the business strategy and materials management
Monitor and manage all raw and packing materials stock, to drive cost efficiency.

Principal Accountabilities (IPE Factors: Impact & Innovation)
This role is responsible for and manages the purchasing of strategic raw and packing materials category, through identification of opportunities, execution of sourcing and purchase strategies, to achieve efficiency in the system.
Partner with stakeholders to ensure achievement of targets through contribution to the GPS process.
The role takes responsibility for material requirement planning for imported and locally sourced materials.
Convert’s the sales forecast into detailed plans and schedule for inventory acquisition and stock monitoring drawing information from the company’s global planning system (GPS).
Calculate key inventory performance metrics such as stock covered days and inventory valuation, using these and similar tools to keep the company’s inventory under tight control.
Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business, with suppliers utilising procurement best practice tools and methods.
Coordinate with the relevant departments and the suppliers for new product development.
Use data analysis to drive continuous improvement in the purchase of strategic materials and efficient inventory management.
Consistently monitor market trends to stay a— of the factors impacting on demand and supply, to be able to forecast trends, and implement actions, that positively impacts the company’s position
Issue requests for quotes/Proposals (RFQ/RFP). Select the best source and raise relevant orders.
Monitor supplier’s performance and collate data for measurement, and generating feedback.
Ensure compliance to Fan Milk’s corporate business principles, policies and standards
Effectively manage the relationship between the company and the suppliers.
Perform supplier market/category/supply risk analysis, identify and execute mitigation or elimination plans.
Achieve performance targets for inventory holding, suppliers service level and productivity.

The position requires a minimum qualification B.Sc/HND in Purchasing and Supply Management, Economics, Business Administration, or other related degrees
Possession of professional certificate of relevant bodies – MBA, CIPSMN, CIPS etc.

Must be able to work effectively with relevant levels of management
Ability to proactively manage situations/problem solving skills
Strong negotiation skills
Must possess a persuasive and assertive personality
Should possess a high level of integrity, honesty, diligence and transparency.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.
Strong analytical skills
Numeric skills
Ability to meet deadlines

A good knowledge and understanding of the Purchasing function and
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics (Navision)
Minimum of 5 years previous experience in similar position

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