Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified GPS Specialist Analyst at their facility in Witbank in Mpumalanga.
To manage Group Contracts in order to reduce Total Cost of Ownership TCO. To analyse Contract spend from approved Vendors, identify opportunities and implement initiatives to reduce Total Cost To Company.
SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITYIdentify 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.
Ensure SHEQ compliance within the Team through effective use of the ToolboxUtilise the Information Management System IMS to analyse, identify trends, initiate, mitigate, investigate and report SHEQ statusPolicies and Procedures : Implement / Review Procurement and Contract Management Policies and ProceduresManage adherence to procurement proceduresReview and ensure Governance of Contract life cycle policies and proceduresPEOPLEManage Master Data and Auto Order Section : Ensure an enabling climate / cultureManage labour stability by minimising labour turnoverManage performance against set targets and competenciesEnsure IDP's are linked to performance results and implemented as per planConduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent bi-
annuallyEnsure discipline is maintained absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levelsConduct recruitment interviewsCUSTOMERSCustomer Relations : Maintain and improve relationships with key stakeholdersInteract with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiaritiesEnsure customer satisfaction and competitive practice throughout the Samancor Chrome environmentAchieve agreed KPI targetsEstablish and maintain effective communication channels and networks between customers and suppliersResolve customer queries / complaintsConduct audits and analyses of usage of procurement systems within Samancor ChromeSuppliers Relations : Maintain and improve relationships with key SuppliersBUSINESS PROCESSESProcurement Management : Achieve synergies and leverage opportunities across sitesImprove the Procurement to Payment process to ensure proactive procurement and the reduction of the Total Cost of OwnershipIntegrate the Procurement, Maintenance, Operations and IT system processesAudit and report on site KPI adherence and ensure inclusion and alignment in site / group scorecardsManage SAP integrationManage the Document Management System User access, training, etc.
Contract Management and Administration : Maintain Group Contracts on behalf of Samancor Chrome on all systemsVerify and compare Supplier contract price amendments according to market related indices.
Determine customer requirements and research market, commodities and suitable suppliersIssue new tenders on opportunities identified and negotiate terms and conditions within mandatesHandle contract queries from all stakeholders, follow-
up, liaise and provide feedbackImplement and manage Service Level Agreements on strategic Leverage ContractsNegotiate contractual terms and conditions within mandatesMaintain contractual documentation and systems SAP and DocITProcurement to Payment : Develop and maintain group standard templates for contract managementManage group auto order processAnalyse audit findings on contract process and implement corrective actionsTrain internal customers on the Procurement To Pay processGroup Spend Analysis : Conduct and analyse bi-
annual Group Spend Analysis on Materials and Service Masters, Material Groups, Suppliers and Commodity categories and identify and make recommendations on improvement opportunitiesInitiate improvement opportunities across the GroupMaterials and Service Master Data : Manage master data function in compliance with audit requirementsImprove master data qualityReporting : Compile Continuous Improvement ReportsCompile monthly GPS, Business Unit and Group Procurement ReportsMaintain and update applicable information and graphs for billboardsMaintain GPS dashboardCompile monthly report on areas of responsibilityGROWTHBusiness Improvement : Identify opportunities for improvements within the Procurement pipelineInitiate and participate in improvement projects as requiredBEE / Transformation : Increase BEE spend on contract portfolioSHAREHOLDER VALUEFinancial Management : Comply with Financial Policies and ProceduresProtect company assetsCost / Value Optimisation : Identify and realise cost saving opportunities to achieve GPS benefit targetsCapture benefitsNegotiate contracts to bring valueWorkplace Competencies : Skills : Managing computer-
based systemsMaintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeepingFulfil procurement activities and supervise procurement administrationKnowledge : Understand the role of procurement in an industrial environmentUnderstand the principles of Total Cost Of Ownership TCOUnderstand general principles of Project ManagementUnderstand the Procurement to Pay CycleUnderstand the principles of Contract ManagementUnderstand the principles of Spend AnalysisUnderstand the Mining CharterUnderstand the principles of Change ManagementRequirementsMinimum Requirements : Commercial / Procurement Degree or National Diploma4 years' relevant experienceAdditional Requirments : Mining / Smeling experience will be advantageousSAP knowledge or ERP knowledge and experience will be advantageous