Report directly into – Managing Director
Direct reports – 6 (2 x Procurement Managers, Supply Chain Projects Manager, Finished Warehouse Manager, Raw Materials Warehouse Supervisor and Logistics Executive)
Indirect Reports – 48
Sales Channel – Wholesalers, General Retailers, Distributors, Key Accounts, Independent Cash & Carries, Regional Exports.
Category Spend – Other Tobacco Products, Cigars, Pipes, Matches, Lighters, Imported Cigarettes, Snuff, Reduced Risk Products, Technical Materials, Logistics, Facilities, Marketing Materials Contract Manufactured Cigarettes, Travel and Accommodation, Capital Equipment, Spares, Buildings and Rental Properties.
Geographic responsibility – EEMA Cluster, Southern Africa, East Africa, and West Africa
Budget responsible for – US$950 million per annum across all spends.
P&L responsibility – Always focused on innovative productivity initiatives that consistently delivered to the company’s bottom line through cost reductions, avoidances, and cost optimisation from strategic contract negotiations. Managed to save in Indirect Materials & Services US$0.9 million which was (2.1%) of total IM&S spend in one calendar year.
Qualifications: Certificates – Entrepreneurial & Small Business Operations / Advanced Program in Sourcing & Supply Chain Management.
Achievements/Projects: Successfully Self-Employed as a Life Coach, Procurement and Supply Chain Consultant offering services to clients such as Doppio Zero, Mimmos and Yiamas Taverna restaurants with organic green veggies. Led the migration of procurement activities to the shared service centre in Europe. Led the outsourcing of finished goods warehouse operations to third-party vendors.
For more information contact Maxine – Maxine@ers-sa.com