Procurement manager reporting to the Head of Supply Chain located in Centurion, Pretoria
Develop an effective and efficient procurement function ensuring all operational and strategic sourcing operations are aligned with the Group company procurement policies and procedures.
Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility. Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers. Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services
Key Result Areas: (Major Accountabilities)
Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
Examine and test existing contracts
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
Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
Champion Supplier Development and Enterprise Develop to meet targets and drive meaningful transformation
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
You will have good knowledge of and procurement experience within the ICT / Telecoms sector (at least 5 years)
Working knowledge of SAP
Minimum 3-5 year experiences within Procurement environment
Minimum 3-5 year experiences within Supply Chain environment
Minimum 3-5 year experiences in formulating Forecasts and Planning
Excellent at working with Lead times and planning
Completed B-com and CIPS qualified
Develops workable implementation plans.
Communicates changes effectively.
Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
Prepares and supports those affected by change.
Monitors transition and evaluate results.
Exhibits confidence in self and others.
Inspires respect and trust.
Accepts feedback from others.
Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Displays willingness to make decisions.
Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Makes timely decisions.
Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
Includes appropriate people in decision-making process
Sets and achieves challenging goals.
Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
Measures self against standard of excellence.
Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Values and Behaviours:
We are honest and respect each other.
We challenge issues but honour commitments.
We believe that innovation is a way of life.
We have a passion to win; a freedom to fail; but only once for the same reason.
We take responsibility for our actions; we are accountable for achieving results and we take ownership of our mistakes.
We do the right thing for the right reason.
We are part of the solution, not part of the problem.
We are fearless with nerves of steel.
We believe in teamwork and partnership.
We are diverse yet united.
We are involved yet independent.
We believe in learning and continuous improvement.
Remuneration & Benefits:
Annual Salary CTC
Flexible / Remote Working
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