Vacancies at Fan Milk Plc, Friday 9th March 2018


Vacancies at Fan Milk Plc, Friday 9th March 2018 – Fan Milk Plc, is a main maker and advertiser of sound, nutritious and safe solidified dairy and non-solidified dairy sustenance items with circulation channels over the length and expansiveness of Nigeria.

Fan Milk Nigeria is a settled and quickly developing sustenance preparing industry offering extensive variety of items.


Responsible for programming, design, development and support of NAV ERP.


  • The position will be responsible for developing and implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • The incumbent ensures that business processes are transformed and developed to workable report solution for users in NAV ERP.
  • Lead the automation of business processes
  • Design and implement business intelligence reports for decision making
  • The incumbent must ensure that the Microsoft Dynamics NAV solutions are running smoothly.
  • Respond to and support users in successfully and efficiently carrying out their responsibilities using NAV.


  • The position requires a professional standard of knowledge to develop and implement a working Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Minimum university degree
  • Substantial and proven experience in an ERP system and process design, testing and implementations.
  • Proven complete software development life cycle experience and a team lead capacity, preferably in the private sector.
  • Thorough knowledge of RDBMS
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-SQL Server
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of the organization, including top, middle and supervisory levels of management.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.
  • Able to handle confidential company information with complete discretion.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyse data.
  • Advanced verbal and written communications skills in English.


The Strategic buyer role, is created to ensure the continuous and optimal flow of the raw and packaging material required to keep the company’s raw and Packaging material supply system running efficiently .


  • Partners with the business to achieve strategic goals.
  • Manage and deliver value across high spend raw and packaging materials category
  • Implement strategic sourcing initiative, implement procurement best practices and align business and procurement strategies in the raw and packaging material category.
  • Plan and schedule materials requirement to achieve synergy between the business strategy and materials management
  • Monitor and manage all raw and packing materials stock, to drive cost efficiency.
  • Principal Accountabilities (IPE Factors: Impact & Innovation)
    This role is responsible for and manages the purchasing of strategic raw and packing materials category, through identification of opportunities, execution of sourcing and purchase strategies, to achieve efficiency in the system.
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure achievement of targets through contribution to the GPS process.
  • The role takes responsibility for material requirement planning for imported and locally sourced materials.
  • Convert’s the sales forecast into detailed plans and schedule for inventory acquisition and stock monitoring drawing information from the company’s global planning system (GPS).
  • Calculate key inventory performance metrics such as stock covered days and inventory valuation, using these and similar tools to keep the company’s inventory under tight control.
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business, with suppliers utilising procurement best practice tools and methods.
  • Coordinate with the relevant departments and the suppliers for new product development.
  • Use data analysis to drive continuous improvement in the purchase of strategic materials and efficient inventory management.
  • Consistently monitor market trends to stay a— of the factors impacting on demand and supply, to be able to forecast trends, and implement actions, that positively impacts the company’s position
  • Issue requests for quotes/Proposals (RFQ/RFP). Select the best source and raise relevant orders.
  • Monitor supplier’s performance and collate data for measurement, and generating feedback.
  • Ensure compliance to Fan Milk’s corporate business principles, policies and standards
  • Effectively manage the relationship between the company and the suppliers.
  • Perform supplier market/category/supply risk analysis, identify and execute mitigation or elimination plans.
  • Achieve performance targets for inventory holding, suppliers service level and productivity.


  • The position requires a minimum qualification B.Sc/HND in Purchasing and Supply Management, Economics, Business Administration, or other related degrees
  • Possession of professional certificate of relevant bodies – MBA, CIPSMN, CIPS etc.


  • Must be able to work effectively with relevant levels of management
  • Ability to proactively manage situations/problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must possess a persuasive and assertive personality
  • Should possess a high level of integrity, honesty, diligence and transparency.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Numeric skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

A good knowledge and understanding of the Purchasing function and
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics (Navision)
Minimum of 5 years previous experience in similar position

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