Group Procurement Services SuperintendentLogistics

Nkangala, Mpumalanga 7 March

We Outsource (Pty) Ltd

  • Description

    My client is seeking a candidate to develop, implement and maintain sourcing strategies for Inbound and Outbound Logistics Providers to reduce TCO and establish a competitive advantage through proactive procurement.
    Relevant engineering degree or national diploma
    6 Years relevant experience including: commercial contracts, contract negotiation and logistics operation management
    2 Years managerial experience
    6 Sigma Green Belt minimum
    Project management specifically with regards to continuous improvement and project management
    SAP certification
    More about the role:
    Identify and assess level of issue based risk exposures in area of responsibility by considering exposures to business, financial, legal issues, people, equipment, material, environment, processes, etc.
    Consider the level of risk, apply mitigation and implement control measures for residual risk (set objectives, minimum requirements, etc.)
    Manage SHEQ compliance within the Department/Section through effective use of the Toolbox
    Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to analyse, identify trends, initiate, mitigate, investigate and report SHEQ status
    Ensure group compliance with Railway Safety Regulator licensing and other requirements
    Establishment, renewal and negotiation of Property Lease agreements – logistics related assets
    Conduct service provider reconciliations, capturing and confirm with finance department for payment.
    Develop the customer service policy
    Implement/Review Contract Management Policies and Procedures
    Manage adherence to procurement procedures
    Manage the Section:
    Ensure an enabling climate/culture
    Manage labour stability by minimising labour turnover
    Manage performance against set targets and competencies
    Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan
    Conduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent (quarterly)
    Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)
    Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels
    Appoint new people against Job Profiles
    Customer Relations:
    Manage relationships with key stakeholders
    Interact with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiarities
    Provide customer service and ensure customer satisfaction and competitive practice throughout the companies environment
    Achieve agreed KPI targets
    Implement Raw Materials & Logistics Customer Complaints System
    Conduct Customer Satisfaction Surveys
    Establish and maintain effective communication channels and networks between customers and suppliers
    Resolve customer queries / complaints
    Manage relationships with key Suppliers
    Ensure agreed transport rates are implemented and escalate deviations
    Liaise with Suppliers and deal with logistical issues
    Monitor Supplier satisfaction
    Procurement Strategy:
    Develop and manage the road transport marketing strategy
    Identify and develop local road transporters within the area of operations
    Procurement Management:
    Evaluate logistic services
    Deliver on agreed Balanced Scorecard objectives
    Supplier Management:
    Review existing arrangements to drive down TCO for both the Company and our Suppliers
    Identify, develop and implement opportunities to leverage the group position in the market place
    Contract Management:
    Negotiate contractual terms and conditions within mandates
    Implement and manage Service Level Agreements
    Source and secure Inbound and Outbound Logistics Service providers
    Implement and manage Transport Contractor Service Level Agreements
    Mitigate risks and exposure to disruption of transport services
    Increase contract spend for Inbound and Outbound Logistics Service providers
    Contract Administration:
    Maintain Group Contracts on behalf of the Contract Owner (Price, terms and conditions)
    Maintain contractual documentation and systems
    Handle contract queries from all stakeholders, follow-up, liaise and provide feedback
    Create and maintain Group Contracts on behalf of the client
    Update Contract information on SAP and DOCIT
    Market Indicators:
    Update and maintain indices data, compare and verify Supplier price increase notifications accordingly
    Transport Logistics:
    Monitor Transport Logistics systems and processes and identify opportunities and risks
    Liaise with Site Logistics to manage transport movements between Suppliers, Sites and Customers
    Plan, manage and communicate the train service
    Monitor and manage the routing and scheduling function
    Determine customer requirements and research market, commodities and suitable suppliers
    Compile tender documents and contracts
    Prepare, coordinate and adjudicate tenders
    Negotiate final terms and conditions in conjunction with internal customers
    Conduct Supplier site audits
    Research Market and Commodities
    Analyse Transport Logistics data and reports
    Business Improvement:
    Identify opportunities for improvements within the Procurement pipeline
    Initiate level 3 BBBEE deals
    Identify and assist in implementation of ESD initiatives
    Increase BBBEE spend
    Financial Management:
    Manage the Procurement budget
    Assist the Manager in the preparation of budgets, cost and/or any other shipping related reporting
    Control costs in area of responsibility
    Ensure Corporate Governance
    Comply with Financial Policies and Procedures
    Protect company assets
    Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and establish a competitive advantage through proactive procurement
    Cost/Value Optimisation:
    Identify and drive savings initiatives for the client to achieve identified saving targets
    Deliver and monitor auditable benefits

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 6
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB ,B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Group Procurement Services Superintendent

  • Recruiter

    We Outsource (Pty) Ltd

  • Province

    Nkangala, Mpumalanga

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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