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Monday, July 12, 2010

Zain Kenya Jobs : Manager - Spend Analysis(Hot/Fresh Job)

Zain one of the leading telecommunications in Africa is currently recruiting for the position of ZAIN1514 - Manager - Spend Analysis in Nairobi Kenya
Business Unit:    Zain Kenya    Division:    Finance
Location:    Kenya - Nairobi    Closing Date:    16-Jul-2010
Basic Purpose:
The role will essentially be responsible for ensuring regular monitoring and analysis of tower sites project implementation & maintenance of operating cost & capital expenditure to check deviation from established budgets & derive synergies. This will entail leading cost efficiency initiatives to optimize spends.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Capex / Opex Spend monitoring
Develop CAPEX forecasting models
Keep track of CAPEX and OPEX proposals across all Opcos
Ensure timely order placement against approved CAPEX
Monitor spends vis-à-vis approved budgets
Analyze past CAPEX and spends data to derive trends and identify deviations
Design and implement spend analysis processes
Develop processes and strategies to monitor spends in operations
Establish key performance metrics (in terms of savings, SLA tracking, statuary compliances etc) and benchmarks relating to supply chain planning
Measure the actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to Management
Conduct cost benchmarking
Engage in costs and quality benchmarking through informal market research, study of consumption patterns, quality and cost interrelationships
Develop cost benchmarks by checking rates given to other clients and competitors by vendors
Manage cost efficiency initiatives and drive process improvements
Drive financial savings across all Opcos by recommending improvement projects and other initiatives
Monitor successful progress and implementation of cost reduction projects across all Opcos.
Evaluate & improve processes of complete supply chain (warehousing, inventory, and logistics) function for all Opcos
Lead reengineering efforts as it relates to supply chain planning and execution systemsLead reengineering efforts as it relates to supply chain planning and execution systems
Identify and implement tools for effective data analysis and warehousing
Identify & implement system tools needed in the existing system
Process and utilize computer software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access) for data analysis/MIS and reporting
Analyze database design & recommend changes for optimization against function needs
Competencies & Qualifications:
5-7 years of experience in analysing CAPEX for supply chain and process mapping in telecom industry
MBA/Post graduate degree/diploma in IT
Strong analytical & data integration skills
Research orientation
Commercial acumen
Planning and coordination
Market awareness
Drive for results
Relationship management
Communication skills
Multi tasking
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume/CV
Apply online

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