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Commodity Specialist

Procurement specialist

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 16 December

Money Group

  • Description

  • Job Description
    Our company is seeking to employ a Commodity Specialist with extensive experience in mining tenders. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and executing the sourcing strategy for mining and ensure delivery of best procurement value, mitigation, supply risk and practice. Furthermore, the candidate will establish a distinctive competency and understanding of the company’s business needs and continuously identify new procurement value opportunities in line the company’s strategy which include cost savings projects with the focus on total cost optimization (TCO).


    Develop and implement of approved commodity sourcing strategies in alignment with the overall long-term strategy
    Maintain supply risk registers and address key gaps ensuring that optimal cover positions are maintained through commodity sourcing strategy
    Closely collaborate with business and function stakeholders to understand business requirements, identify value opportunities for TCO optimization and define procurement cost savings projects
    Conduct comprehensive supply market analyses to identify, validate and select suppliers (domestic and low cost country sourcing)
    Lead strategic sourcing projects and company processes ensuring a fact based negotiation approach to strengthen the company’s position and generate best value
    Lead supply management for the commodity (negotiations with commodity suppliers, supplier reviews, contracts) and ensure strong supplier relationships
    Deliver commodity targets, report commodity performance (Savings, BEE, risk plans, payment terms, supply service levels) and ensure compliance with Procurements policies and procedures
    Compile procurement mandates and motivations for approval of contract awards

    Core Knowledge : Strategic sourcing, Operational procurement, Procurement systems, Supplier relationship management, Cost management, Quality Management
    Key foundational competencies:

    Academic : Commercial acumen, Project Management, Risk management, Problem solving, Applied science and technology
    Leadership : Managing Change, Taking the company perspective to peak level, Influencing others, Driving long-term results, Developing myself & others
    Personal Effectiveness – Effective communication, Interpersonal skills, Integrity, Creativity, Continuous learning

    Function – 10 years’ mining procurement experience

  • Number of vacancies: 2
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 10
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Commodity Specialist

  • Recruiter

    Money Group

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary


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