Senior Procurement Executive - Kaap Agri
Joubert & Associates
Paarl, Mpumalanga, ZA
2d ago

The ideal incumbent is a passionate and dynamic leader who is committed to accelerating performance, passionate about adding value to the customer experience and who embraces the company’s mens-mense culture.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the group’s Agri Channel Category in terms of sourcing, contracts, procurement and purchasing services.

Furthermore, the incumbent will be responsible for the management of a team of highly specialised procurement managers in giving effect to the group procurement strategy.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Commercial or Agricultural)
  • A minimum of 10 years’ related agricultural procurement experience, of which 5 years should be at a senior management level
  • Ability to integrate data analytics, scenario planning and execution
  • Ability to handle complexity of a procurement book valued at R4b+
  • Ability to progress and add continuous incremental value
  • Sound pragmatic judgement
  • Big picture mindset, particularly the ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Information integration resulting in appropriate decision making
  • Connected implement industry leading strategy
  • Confident with strong sense of self and self-belief
  • Eager to learn
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Achievement orientation
  • Resilience and foresight
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Growth
  • Awareness of the context and implications of all things procurement and acting as a change advocate to implement the category strategy objectives, both internally and externally
  • Engaging and maintaining productive and value adding relationships with customers as well as internal and external stakeholders whilst influencing best fit procurement solutions
  • Optimisation
  • Agri central stock planning and allocations
  • Agri central buying, demand forecasting, bulk ordering, spot buying, expediting & claims
  • Agri central selling price management on selected ranges and bulk supply agreements
  • Good governance in all aspects of the Agri Channel Category management environment
  • Leveraging Culture & Diversity
  • Leading AGRI high impact teams
  • Vendor & contract management nationally
  • Maintaining costs and ensure, safe, reliable, efficient functional resources linked to people
  • Digital Transformation
  • Market information mining by scanning the macro environment trend analyses
  • Business to Business Agri input trading portal
  • Business to Supplier product data and governance
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