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Procurement Manager

Date:  17-Mar-2023
Country:  Cote d'Ivoire
Function:  OGA
Sub-Function:  OGA

About Olam

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

  • Planning and executing the buying strategies basis factory and export needs
  • Directly handling big cooperatives and suppliers
  • Pricing ideas – Adopt to market practices and ensure cost-effective buying
  • Raw material quality practices - make sure the best quality materials are bought through innovations and better approaches
  • Handle the cup lump export operations
  • Will include planning the schedules, volume projection, operational aspects etc.
  • Able to plan and manage the required logistics and other supportive functions
  • Plan and expand the operating geographies and suppliers
  • Competition information – Arrivals, Pricing, offers etc
  • Lead the commercial and weighbridge operations team
  • Set KPIs, travel plans, budgets and plan trainings

Key Deliverables

  • Volume: Planning and phasing raw material supply as per needs of the processing facility, supplier management
  • Cost: Manage direct cost of operations within the allotted budget
  • Quality: Ensure optimum quality of raw material is procured
  • Sustainability: Anchor and lead the sustainability initiatives


  • Good communication skills with 8-12 years of FMCG procurement exp. in raw material buying/purchase/procurement
  • Team player, with team management skills

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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