Kenya, Nairobi, Purchasing

RSR A Purchasing Manager Kenya

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 47.000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Optimize (together with SC) the e2e value chain demand-to-supply to improve supplier performance level with proactive supplier engagements, supplier quality level & Raws / Packs inventory & consignment stock
  • Ensures supply continuity and manages all critical shortages and FM’s avoiding out of stocks and impact on NES Brings contractual agreements to a higher level of maturity and standardization with regards to risk mitigation, operational performance and supply chain optimization (MOQ, Incoterm, Lead Time)
  • Collaborates with the Kenya Leadership stakeholders as FP representative
  • Ensure consistent global documentation & reporting on supply disruptions & defined supply resilience KPIs in the region
  • Responsible for local supplier scouting with close collaboration with the sourcing teams to increase the sourcing flexibility
  • Responsible for Direct Material (RAW/PACK/CMTG) sourcing for Kenya HAT business


  • Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Business
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant work experience 
  • Sourcing &/or supply chain background beneficial
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly gain Cross-category knowledge in different direct materials- & logistics sourcing categories
  • High level of digital skills to drive creative solutions embedded in digital framework Purchasing and Supply Chain
  • Strong communication skills

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

JOB ID: 24066540
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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