Job Vacancies at Chicken Republic Plc – Food Concepts

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Food Concepts PLC commenced operations in 2001. From inception, their aim has been clear-cut and focused: to revolutionize the food sector in West Africa and to deliver extraordinary satisfaction to their stakeholders.

Since launching in 2004, Chicken Republic (a Subsidiary of Food Concepts) has opened over 55 stores in Nigeria and Ghana. On this basis, they are proud of the brand’s hard-earned reputation as the fastest-growing chicken QSR in West Africa and the number 1 chicken QSR in Nigeria (both in revenues and number of outlets).

Qualified candidates should apply now for the job vacancies at Chicken Republic Plc – Food Concepts.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Ensure effective and seamless integration of the Procurement Process with the company’s other business processes, including but not limited to the Budgeting and Expenditure Management processes

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure clear audit trail, process transparency and clarity of roles of individual parties in the Procurement process
  • Protection of Food Concepts from possible risks related to the procurement of goods and services
  • Define, implement and manage processes aimed at ensuring that only credible suppliers are registered to conduct business with Food Concepts and also put in place an effective framework for the performance management of the suppliers
  • Define, implement and measure processes, procedures and service level agreements to support quality service delivery
  • Constantly communicate and educate the internal users on processes put in place for interfacing with suppliers, procurement of goods/services and contracting
  • Manage the contract award process from end to end by:
  • Facilitating/supporting the execution of contracts
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with suppliers during the contracting process
  • Reviewing contracts to ensure they capture agreed terms and conditions and that they effectively protect Food Concepts
  • Resolving of contractual issues and disputes and escalating accordingly, when required
  • Line management of the IT Services department (with emphasis on driving recruitment to fill approved headcount, performance management, succession planning and training and development)
  • Line management of the Procurement department (with emphasis on driving recruitment to fill approved headcount, performance management, succession planning and training and development)
  • Active management of the following budgets:
  • The company’s overall cost of sales budget
  • The Procurement Department’s annual expense budget

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Procurement turnaround time
  • Quality of Suppliers
  • Quality of goods/services procured
  • Variance from average price benchmarks for the different categories of products/services
  • Savings on Procurement of goods/services
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Procurement Management Skills
  • Performance Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Cost Management
  • Contract  Management

General Management Competencies/Requirements:

  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong Oral and written Communication skills
  • Strong Problem Solving Skills
  • Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate effectively
  • General Management Skills (time management, planning and organizational skills)
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Negotiation Skills

Educational Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of university degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience at management level in Supply Chain function

Desired Personal Attributes:

  • Integrity
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Logical Mind
  • Creative Imagination
  • Ability to work with all levels of management, build partnerships and teams
  • Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to cope with and work under pressure

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Procurement Manager

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

Procurement Management

  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Plan and approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Oversight of the supplier evaluation and purchase negotiation process.
  • Work with other operational planning staff to analyse the material needs of the organization and create a procurement plan
  • Monitor the purchasing reports for all agreements with suppliers and vendors.
  • Monitor  and report the company’s purchases and spend
  • Provide periodic reports to management on purchasing activities and efficient utilisation of spend
  • Constantly communicate and educate internal users on processes put in place for interfacing with suppliers, procurement of goods/services and contracting
  • Define, implement and manage processes aimed at ensuring that only credible suppliers are registered to conduct business with Food Concepts and also put in place an effective framework for the performance management of the suppliers

Risk and Cost Management

  • Manage unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contract
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Protection of Food Concepts from possible risks related to the procurement of goods and services
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Ensure clear audit trail, process transparency and clarity of roles of individual parties in the Procurement process
  • Manage the budget on company’s overall cost of sales and Procurement Department annual expense

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality of business suppliers
  • The quality/ yield of cost saving initiatives provided
  • Procurement turnaround time
  • Quality of goods/services procured
  • Quality of risk management/prevention of risk exposure in the procurement process
  • Knowledge Requirements
  • Knowledge of Inventory Management
  • Knowledge of Cost management
  • Knowledge of applicable legislations, as well as policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates expertise in Procurement management
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • A good first degree in social/management/physical sciences
  • Possession of a Post graduate degree in Human Resources/Business Administration/Supply Chain Management or related field is an added advantage
  • Membership of the CIPS, CILS, CILCS, CISCOM, Lean Six Sigma or any other related professional qualification is required.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years’ experience in a similar role, especially in the QSR/Food Industry sector

Decision Expectations

  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Recommends cost saving initiatives
  • Educates internal users on procurement processes
  • Enforces agreed decisions

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Business Analyst Manager

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • To support the delivery of Analysis and insights by providing data and information for the day-to-day operation of the business and identify pricing opportunities for the business.

Core Responsibilities and Key Result Areas

Recipe costing

  • Reviews food recipe and determines appropriate costing of menu items
  • Converts recipes for use in quantity preparation.
  • Ensure up to date costing of material items
  • Performs margin and pricing sensitivity analysis in order to support business initiatives
  • Develop price points for new product launches to improve profit margin and sales volumes

Business Analysis

  • Reviews products menu to determine the best and worst performing products by location
  • Determine location theoretical GP and cost benefit per location
  • Monitors pricing decisions and proactively monitor products’ performance to determine whether revaluation is needed
  • Ensures pricing accuracy across all store types and regions
  • Performs products and volumes profitability analysis

Competitive Analysis

  • Monitors and update commercial and competitor price lists
  • Analyze market trends, including competitors’ prices, consumer habits, marketing strategies and profitability
  • Work closely with relevant teams to capture pricing strategies and opportunities.

Data Analytics

  • Reporting on daily, weekly, and monthly product performance
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensures an updated product price list by clusters
  • Ensures an updated competitor price list
  • Maintain and regularly update pricing models
  • Develop regular templates to drive business operation
Qualifications and Requirements:

Knowledge Requirements

  • Demonstrates good research, quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Must be competent in software programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Have a natural aptitude in mathematics and can think analytically.
  • Demonstrates commercial and economic awareness, including an awareness of global economic factors that can influence the Food & Beverage and QSR industry
  • Knowledge of written and verbal communication skills

Job Specifications

  • A good first degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, or Finance.
  • Relevant professional degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role is required

Decision Expectations

  • Research and prepare pricing reports.
  • Prepares competition report
  • Prepares pricing impact reports
  • Prepares product- volume profitability report

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