Planner, Material Resource (Technology) at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Planner, Material Resource (Technology)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Planner, Material Resource is part of the Planning & Forecasting team at the Opco and will support the demand fulfillment and planning process.
  • Planner, Material Resource will use Material Requirements Planning (MRP) techniques with demand and inventory data to calculate requirements for materials.
  • The role collaborates with the demand planning team in creating purchase requisitions, make stock re-order recommendations and reschedule open orders aligned to delivery dates.
  • Planner, Material Resource would support the Manager, Planning & Forecasting and would be involved in the demand fulfillment process. These processes would involve interactions with Opco and Centers of Excellence (CoE).
  • Update Bill of Material (BOM) based on the requirements
  • Prepare schedule of purchase for the required material and share with Buyer
  • Participate and provide inputs in operational meetings
  • Set up and manage ad hoc meetings for day to day operational requirements
  • Timely notification of escalations to the Manager
  • Resolve escalations as per defined escalation/resolution procedures
  • Participate and provide inputs on project status meetings
  • Propose operational changes and provide associated user impact assessment
  • Ensure effective execution of day to day operations and at the Opco and resolve operational issues
  • Improve productivity and quality through leading practice initiatives
  • Initiate request for creation of BOM in case it is not available
  • Identify the components of product to be updated in BOM
  • Perform material requirement planning on a periodic basis considering the demand and inventory level
  • Assist Manager, Planning & Forecasting in defining minimum-maximum stock replenishment
  • Calculate the reorder point, min-max levels, safety stock and bin level
  • Monitor stock level and calculate the requirements
  • Supervise individual team members performance
  • Allocate daily work to team members and ensure appropriate planning for back-up and leave/absenteeism
  • Ensure cohesive working
  • Accountable for meeting and prioritising own targets/ deadlines and those of direct reportees
  • Provide information to the Manager on work accomplishments and individual / team challenges
  • Lead team meetings and contribute on specialist/ technical areas
  • Review performance metric dashboards on various performance metrics and provide inputs to the Manager
  • Perform Quality Assurance (QA) to check adherence to supplier and customer contract/ agreement related terms and conditions
  • Liaise with SCM and CoE with regards to local demand planning
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Requirements

  • Provide inputs to the Manager (as required) relating to progress made within the sub-division and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organization
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values
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Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training

  • First Degree in Supply Chain Management or any related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Any training specific to Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.

Minimum Qualification
BA, BEd, B.Sc, B.Eng, B.Tech or HND.

Application Closing Date
19th December, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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