Procurement Lead (SA)
Alistair James Company Ltd
South Africa
1d ago

Are you someone with a "hunger for growth", a “whatever it takes mentality†and understand the advantages of a team environment and what it takes to thrive in one?

Are you someone who "Questions things" and "looks for improvements"? Do you have experience in taking a fast growing business to a greater height?

Then you may be perfect for our

Hours : Monday to Friday plus alternate Saturday mornings

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Manage in country procurement team in regards of : Approvals of the ordering of necessary goods and servicesFinalizing purchase details of orders and deliveriesCollaborating with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable 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
  • Qualifications and Skills

  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Proven working experience as a procurement manager, procurement officer or head of procurement
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading†the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Medical aid
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