Analyst Procurement Master Data Job Vacancy at Kilombero Sugar Company, 2024

Job Title: Analyst Procurement Master Data – 1 Position

Job location: Kilombero, Morogoro, Tanzania

Kilombero Sugar Company


Work Objective:
The chosen candidate will oversee the development and standardization of new master data in accordance with industry-specific templates and standards. They will also oversee the routine cleaning of current master data to preserve ontology integrity and guarantee compliance with industry-specific standards. Lastly, they will promote the use of master data in purchasing as a means of facilitating the Group Procurement strategy.

Particular Obligations and Accountabilities:

  • Maintains master data continuously to support the purchasing function in line with the group procurement strategy; for example, it makes sure that no MIDs are remapped and that no duplicates are kept in an active state for more than two weeks.
  • Creates, puts into practice, and upholds an organized, consistent naming convention for master data that complies with standards relevant to the market and industry best practices. Engaging with SMEs and doing in-depth commodity-based research will be necessary for this.
  • Oversees the development of new MIDs and requests from Category Leads and/or Operations for changes to existing MIDs (within defined SLAs) to the Group Catalogue in compliance with established structured formats for naming. This covers the administration and adjustment of parameters connected to master data as well as the comprehension and application of categories and groupings inside the Group Catalogue.
  • Improves Master Data integrity and clarity through efficient and effective service delivery and the resolution of problems impeding the overall Procurement Strategy’s implementation.
  • Implements new Master Data Management Systems, such as the Online MID Application System, and manages change with all stakeholders and end users about the addition of MIDs and SIDs.
  • Devises and puts into action a plan to enhance the upkeep and cleaning of master data.
  • Offers ad hoc training to all end users regarding the Group Catalogue and related screens’ search capability.
  • Verifies the existence and effectiveness of the Master Data Management (MDM) procedures.
  • Finds opportunities for creating master data from direct spend analysis, such as off-crop direct spend analysis, in conjunction with category leads and operations.
  • Makes sure that Transport Rate Factors are timely captured and uploaded, and it keeps an eye out for errors and duplicate estimations.
  • Creating new MIDs from applications received manually and through the Online MID Application System is part of the weekly reports on pending MID applications that are developed and maintained. These reports are shared with the Group Inventory team.

Experience and Qualifications for the Position:

  • A bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, procurement, or a similar discipline.
  • Three years of supply chain management or procurement experience.
  • Proven capacity to handle massive amounts of data.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities.
  • Functional understanding of systems for inventory technology.
  • Having prior SAP work experience will be beneficial.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering tools and replacement parts.

Terms of Service:

A two-year fixed-term contract will be awarded to the selected candidate.

On or by June 21, 2024, interested applicants who meet the aforementioned conditions should submit their applications for the post. Employers with equal opportunities include Kilombero Sugar Company Limited. Applications from women and individuals with disabilities are strongly welcomed.