Cargill RMS & Pricing Associate in KwaZulu, South Africa

RMS & Pricing Associate

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

PREFERRED LOCATION: Pietermaritzburg

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for coordinating Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS) activities within SSA, including assisting RMS Lead SSA with all RMS transaction processes, providing RMS support and helping planning, managing supplier relationships, implementing global and local purchasing contracts. On the Pricing side, this position is responsible for supporting Pricing Lead SSA with pricing processes, data gathering and reporting

RESPONSIBILITIES:

PURCHASING STRATEGY EXECUTION (25%):

Assist RMS Lead with execution of Risk Management and Sourcing strategies and plans for feed ingredients, in line with CAN MEA goals, requirements and budgets. Contribute to developing and implementing tools needed to monitor and report ingredient market news, including supply/demand, price trends

PLANNING (20%):

Liaise with SC, Operations and Manufacturing teams and with Global RMS as needed, to gather understand and process necessary information related to business needs for feed ingredients. Communicate these needs to global RMS or own RMS team, as appropriate.

REPORTING (20%):

Consolidate data, create reports to monitor and communicate agreed RMS KPI’s. Assist with weekly business position reporting (WBPR)

MONITORING (10%):

Monitor Suppliers performance on Service and Quality according to requirements. Monitor RMS Processes and Policies application and recommend improvements.

PRICING (25):

Assist Pricing Lead SSA with updating sales prices of existing products according to defined frecuency and communicate internally to Commercial team, Finance and other stakeholders.

Assist with the process of setting prices. Gather and process all necessary data and information to reach pricing recommendations according to Pricing process.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent. University degree preferred

  • Some background in Procurement, Risk management and Sourcing, or Supply Chain

  • Good communication skills

  • Proficient in English

  • Basic understanding of Animal Nutrition industry.

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location South Africa-KwaZulu-Natal-Pietermaritzburg

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: KWA00001