46481 / Head Procurement Operations - Other in Gauteng - Unique Personnel

Unique Personnel

Staffing Solutions that have South Africa Covered.

Unique Personnel boasts over 40 years (established in 1970) of personnal and staffing experience, so it's not surprising that even though our main focus has been providing on South African Staffing Solutions, we now recruit internationally for over 5000 clients.

We pride ourselves as a service-driven, total recruitment staffing solution for all our clients and job seeking candidates. Unique Personnel has screened, referenced and interviewed all of our top candidates in South Africa alone.

Positioned mainly in the Financial and Commercial sector, you can rest assured that our highly effective Permanent and Temporary Employment Divisions will provide you with top calibre financial personnel and corporate staff.

Unique Personnel provides a total solution in human resource management and staffing recruitment. We strive to align the right people to your business so that these human resources can realize your company's goals. Simply, unique staffing solutions and personnel search. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Gauteng, From 11 to 50 workers

    About this job ad 11 July


  • Alberton, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Core Description Responsible for the development and execution of group procurement operations strategy focusing on people, process and systems. Drives transformation of procurement operations through a combination of process improvements, technology enablement and continuous development of value-added services. Create and operationalise the procurement operations elements of the Centre of Excellence (COE) to support the entire Company Group, its existing business units and on board new companies/ subsidiaries/ business units from time to time. Drives continuous improvement and operational excellence to drive group economic efficiencies while owning the contract management. Strong focus on delivery is critical as the incumbent will be leading cross-functional teams, outsourced providers, as well as supporting the Company Group and its subsidiaries. The incumbent is an expert problem solver with relevant data and facts while not being afraid to make sound business assumptions. Owns relationship with the external business process outsourcing provider who provides middle and back end operational services to Company. Core Competencies FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE Strategic Category Management; Value Identification; Tendering; Contracting/ Legal; Content Management; Operational Contract Management; Spend & Demand Analysis; Specification Analysis; Supply Market & Competitor Analysis; Value Chain & Total Cost Analysis; Reporting & Procurement Controlling; Procurement Applications & MDM; Supplier Relationship Management; Procure to Pay; Sourcing Event Execution. FUNCTIONAL SKILLS Communicating with Impact; Drive for Results; Team Working; Customer Management; Building Relationships; Project Management & Planning; Strategic Agility; Challenging & Influencing; Process & Policy Adherence; Business and financial analysis; Dealing with Ambiguity; Holding People Accountable; Leading High Performance Teams; Managing & Leading Change ATTITUDES/ LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES Thought Leadership: Developing strategies/ Providing insights; Generating ideas; Examining information; Adopting practical approaches; CPP/ Providing Insights. Market Leadership: Developing expertise; Interacting with people; Understanding people; Seizing opportunities Business Leadership: Pursuing goals; Upholding Standards; Managing tasks; Seizing opportunities People Leadership: Making decisions; Empowering individuals; Challenging ideas; Directing people; Convincing people; Interacting with people. Embracing change; Thinking positively; Showing composure; Understanding people; Valuing individuals; Team working. Values Aligned with Company Values (CHART) Job Responsibilities See Core Description Required Certification/Professional Registration PMP, Prince2, or equivalent project methodology certification would be ideal. CIPS or equivalent purchasing and supply chain qualification. Qualifications Engineering or Supply Chain or Business/ Commerce degree (NQF level 7) required. MBA and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred. Experience Proven experience and success in the delivery of business process optimisation initiatives in large corporates. 7 years of transformational programme and project management, of which 2 - 3 years of Operations management experience and 2 - 3 years of Procurement experience. Special Requirements An understanding of the Preferential Procurement Framework Act, NDP, NIPC, ICT sector guides and B-BBEE codes. Able to work through ambiguities by using data and facts, while making sound business assumptions to remove dependencies. Must have a track record of building and managing long term internal and external business relationships. A skilled communicator who can articulate Company's Procurement vision in a clear and compelling way that immediately generates excitement, enthusiasm and a commitment to team members, peers and external partners. Management skills that allow for instant credibility with employees, peers and both internal and external customers Content Management; Reporting & Procurement Controlling; Procurement Applications & Master Data Management; Operational Contract Management.
    To apply immediately for this position click here: http://www.unique.co.za/candidate_registration_1.aspx?JobID=46481&referrer=Unique
    Inherent Requirements: Engineering or Supply Chain or Business/ Commerce degree (NQF level 7) required. MBA and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • 46481 / Head Procurement Operations - Other in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Unique Personnel
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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