Mar 2018 Job Application Unilever as a Procurement Assistant in Kenya

Job Opportunity: Unilever as a Procurement Assistant in Kenya


Career Application: Unilever as a Procurement Assistant in Kenya

On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. We produce world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo, alongside trusted local names such as Blue Band, Pureit and Suave.

Job description

To assist in the running of tea tasting operations, auction data management and receipt, storage and disposal of tea samples.


Tea Tasting Process

  • Liaises with tea brokers for delivery of pre-auction samples
  • Prepares tasting lists for use by Saleroom Team leader
  • Coordinates tea batch preparation and tasting timetable
  • Supervises the preparation of weekly tea muster samples
  • Acts as Lead comment taker during tasting exercises
  • Responsible for training new users in tasting note taking


  • Liaises with tea brokers for weekly delivery of electronic pre-auction catalogues
  • Oversees the upload of pre-auction catalogues in SRM after the completion of weekly tasting


  • Oversees dispatch of tea samples as per instruction from Unilever Asia Private Limited and advices thereof
  • Generates availability reports via Unilever’s SRM System

Data Management

  • Authenticates tasting data prior to tea categorization of auction catalogues and upload of pre-auction catalogues via SRM system
  • Authenticates complete auction catalogues
  • Generates catalogue pre-sort report via SRM for tea tasting exercise
  • Coordinates the entry of auction buying results into SRM including some data entry. Buying results include prices and volumes purchased by Unilever and non-Unilever auction buyers

Sale Room Practice

  • Implements all provisions of Unilever’s Good Sale Room Practice
  • Responsible for receipt, dispatch, storage and disposal of tea waste
  • Monitors stock levels of tea tasting supplies such as milk
  • Oversees Sale Room operations and scheduling

Key Requirements

  • Degree in business related field
  • Excellent Computing Skills
  • Must have excellent Excel skills
  • Someone based in Mombasa or willing to relocate
  • SAP working knowledge an added advantage
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever career website on to apply

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