Specialist Sourcing - Procurement

City of Tshwane, Gauteng 12 January

Zibuse Staffing Solutions

  • Description

    Responsibilities :
    - Engage with the business stakeholders to understand business requirements.
    - Conduct spend and market analysis and research to understand commodity trends within the organization compared to local and global trends.
    - Draft and Manage own RFX's as well as manage governance processes during each RFX
    - Manage medium to complex supplier relationships and contracts
    - Create and maintain an up to date, visible and accessible repository of procurement contract information indicating vendor, contract value, goods or services for which the contract exists; as well as flags indicating upcoming contract renewal or termination.
    - Prepare and administer correspondence and contract documentation throughout the life cycle of a contract, including termination and contract closeout activities.
    - Deliver efficient and effective contract management services to the stakeholders through determining the urgency, importance, impact and resource implications.
    - Responsible for implementation and management of category/ commodity strategy.
    - Analyze the spend baseline to manage the category profile, including risk assessment and supplier relationship
    - Manage the Buying Channel effectiveness based on reports in collaboration with cross functional sourcing teams.
    - Manage the supplier selection, identification of potential strategic partners and fact based negotiations for the category.
    - Manage the strategy implementation and sourcing execution against the established measures and controls in alignment with the overall KPI framework manage the cross functional sourcing team and measures category practices against best-in-class benchmarks to identify value delivery initiatives.
    - Supports the management of internal customer feedback and query resolution on category and supplier performance
    - Administers periodic surveys to measure customer feedback for continuous improvement.
    - Within the framework of the cross functional sourcing and supplier development teams, closely manages the relationship with internal customers.
    - In line with the defined procurement strategy, manages the identification, classification and categorisation of suppliers.
    - Manage Supplier relationships by establishing and maintaining rapport with all levels of supplier personnel and internal customers.
    - Manage supplier development activities.
    - Manage the BBBEE performance within the category.
    - Identifies and recommends supplier innovations and manages implementation.
    - In collaboration with the Compliance and Risk team, assesses and defines the supplier risk management plan and mitigation actions.
    - Manage contract compliance and payment terms as per policies.
    - Manage own delivery against agreed delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where required.
    - Closely monitors contract compliance and flags areas of non-compliance for corrective.
    - Executes high value Spot Buys where required.
    - Support the team to source high value, unplanned ad hoc demands, to keep control over high spend utilising deep sourcing/ category expertise.
    - Manage own performance and development to ensure ongoing learning and development.
    - Keep abreast of best practice procurement
    Qualifications and experience:
    - 5 Years working experince in sourcing environment
    - 3 years relevent degree /diploma (NQF level 6) or CIPS level 5
    - Experience in the following categories is required: Banking (accounts payable and accounts receivable), Insurance and Human Resources.
    - Being familiar with technological trends in these categories whilst having a passion for digitisation will be an advantage. Strategic sourcing experience is required.
    - Knowledge and experience in medium to complex negotiations, contracts management, business finance and strategic cost management.
    - Experience in building and managing long term internal and external business relationships.
    - A good understanding of the ICT industry, with a focus on the Telecommunications market and trends would be advantageous.
    - Understanding of the National Development Plan (NDP), NIPC, ICT sector guides and B-BBEE codes.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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