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Assistant Procurement Manager- Resilience & Sustainability

Job ID: R-36922

Category: Supply Chain

Location:Mombasa, KE

Purpose of Role

The main purpose of this roleis primarily to lead and implement the resilience plan and Sustainable sourcing strategy for Tea in Africa

Qualifications & Experience Required

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 4 years experience in logistics, sustainability or relevant experience

Key Skills

  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service Mindset
  • Ability to build relationships and teamwork



  • Oversee TBO Directs and Auction logistics teams for service delivery as per agreed KPIs.
  • Coordinate resolution of Customer complaints with respective suppliers through Corrective Action Plans within the agreed resolution timelines
  • Oversee supplier relationship management for all shipping lines stipulated on the annual global freight agreement
  • Responsible for the generation of shipping forecast and planning.
  • Hold shipping lines accountable to agreed SLAs
  • Oversee the implementation of customers’ shipping and handling requirements
  • Lead for all TBO logistics issues mixing units and 3rd party service providers.
  • Responsible for implementation of TBO Quality Management System (QMS)


  • Responsible for creating and implementing Port Resilience Plan in Mombasa
  • Implement Business Continuity plan with main service provider for logistics
  • Assists in developing a strategic sustainable service provider for logistics
  • Responsible for increasing agility within logistics.
  • Crisis Management within logistics


  • Assure Rain Forest Alliance certification by tea suppliers across Africa
  • Assists in the approach to develop Africa tea suppliers on Responsible Sourcing Policy (RSP)
  • Ensure Responsible Supplier Plans audits
  • In liaison with LM, coordinates implementation of Value Creation Projects (VCP)
  • Implement Enhancing Livelihood projects within Tea Africa


As per job/site requirements, local travel likely

Leadership Behavior

Should meet expectations on the Unilever Standards of Leadershipopens in a new window behaviours relevant to this work level.

Key Interface


  • TBO Directs and Auction Team
  • Ekaterra Mixing Units blending leads
  • Unilever Procurement with Purpose Team
  • Ekaterra Sustainability/Responsible Sourcing team


  • 3P Service providers – Tea brokers, shipping lines, warehouse.
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Tea Suppliers


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