Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities Execute the Supplier Development (including Preferential Procurement) programme at Standard Bank
Tactical and operational execution of both Supplier Development (SD) and Preferential Procurement (PP) for the Bank, in line with the overall Bank’s strategy and plan, including the requirements of the Codes of Good Practice, the Finacial Services Charter and any other relevant and / or applicable Codes,
Understand and implement the Banks Economic Transformation and Localisation strategy and plan, in line with the requirements of the applicable / relevant Codes of Good Practice
Accountable for the development and management of Suppliers within the Bank’s value chain, including second(2nd) tier suppliers, in line with the SD and PP Strategy and plan,
Collaborate with identified strategic partners and key suppliers, in the execution of all planned SD and PP initiatives for the Bank,
Partner with the selected / appointed Business Development Support Provider(BDSP) in the execution of the SD and PP mandate and scope,
Partner with internal (Enterprise Development, Incubation Centre, etc.) stakeholders in the execution of the SD and PP objectives.
Build a pipeline of eligible and qualifying Small Micro Enterprises(SME), to be used and / or considered for the SD and PP initiatives, while promoting the development of these businesses within the Bank's supply chain.
Contribute to the analysis and identification of SME’s to be included in the Commodity and Category Strategies, and ensure inclusion of these businesses in all RFX events.
Define, implement and maintain the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement internal reporting tool for usage to enable monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, across different areas of the Bank and all Business Units.
Participate in the relevant and applicable forums within the bank in driving the objectives and achievements of Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement.
Actively lead discussions on the inclusion of, and adequate representation of Black Owned businesses with the Bank’s value chain.
Implement end-to-end requirements of supplier development and preferential procurement as outlined in the B-BBEE Act, Codes of Good Practice and the Financial Services Charter
Interpret and advice the Bank and all the Business Units on both Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement as promulgated in the B-BBEE Act, Codes of Good Practice and the Financial Services Charter (FSC).
Analysis of the B-BBEE scorecard and report on opportunities to improve the scores for both PP and SD.
Manage the Preferential Procurement and Supplier Development scorecard of SBSA to achieve the defined targets set in the applicable Codes
Present monthly SD and PP scorecards for SBSA and BU.
Identify the right stakeholders to partner with in executing that Bank’s overall BBBEE, PP and SD objectives.
Enable and lead discussions on the inclusion of B BEE clauses into relevant supplier contracts to enable compliance to the legislation and achievement of objectives.
Advise the Bank and Business on PP and SD requirements, in order to ensure compliance to the B-BBEE legislation.
Facilitate and provide formal updates, training and awareness to the Bank and Business on legislative changes.
Participate in the Banks B-BBEE Pillar Heads monthly operational meetings E
Ensure that all SD and PP considerations are defined, formalized and executed effectively for consideration during the verification audit for SBSA.
Contribute to and manage the verification audit for SBSA on the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement scorecard.
Implement B-BBEEE performance improvement plans for all suppliers where required, track and update the progress thereof.
Continually assess the adequacy / appropriateness of plans for fit for purpose.
Manage the operational aspects of the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement programmes, including the tracking and monitoring of progress
Track and monitor the progress of all SP and PP candidates(beneficiaries) to ensure alignment to the requirements of the Codes of Good Practice as it pertains to PP and SD
Ensure that all PP and SD programmes and initiatives are designed in such a way to include :
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Key performance indicators, and concise implementation plans with Cleary articulated milestones for all the SD candidates and programme participants.
Ensure alignment of SD candidates and programme participants to their individual entities’ Development Plans and Key Performance areas.
Define and formalize the requirements for SD and PP with consideration to the implementation of overall Procurement and Sourcing.
Work closely with the appointed BDSP(s) to monitor and manage all the SD candidates and programme participants, in line with the defined requirements, scope and overall strategic objectives.
Collaborate and execute SD and PP in partnership with Enterprise Development Unit, Incubation Centre and other areas of business, while ensuring that value is obtained by leveraging off each function and area in the achievement of overall SD and PP Objectives.
Identify other stakeholders(internal / external), that the bank could partner with, in the fulfilment and execution of its Economic Transformation mandate and objectives, as it pertains to both SD and PP.
Facilitate and enable supplier connect and engagement sessions across the Bank, and with all the other stakeholders(both internally and externally)
Provide monthly reporting on the performance and progress made by SD and PP candidates and programme participants to the Bank and all business areas
Ensure SD and PP initiatives and programmes are defined, designed and implemented in line with budget requirements and that defined, agreed targets for SD and PP are met on an ongoing basis.
Analyse, identify and ensure that SD candidates and programme participant are included in the Banks’ and Business areas’ overall go to market strategy for all sourcing events.
Drive SD and PP initiatives and programmes by ensuring these become valued business partners across the bank and all business areas.
Enable and create a pipeline of eligible and qualifying SD and PP candidates and programme participants in line with business needs, to enable ongoing support fulfilment and achievement of set objectives and targets.
Enable and facilitate Supplier Relationship Management within the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement context
Implement and act as an additional point of contact for SRM within the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement framewor
Co-ordinate and enable strategic reviews across the bank and business together with suppliers in accordance with laid down and agreed SRM framework
Point of escalation between, and for both business and suppliers, in the execution of resolutions in line with laid down processes, including the SRM methodology and framework
Responsible for ensuring that candidate suppliers and programme participants for PP and SD have been identified, assessed and reviewed as per mapped out development interventions, and in line with SRM framework
Ensure that there are focus groups and collaborate with all areas of business in ensuring the identified development areas for all PP and SD candidate suppliers and programme participants are implemented
Measure suppliers performance, development and fulfilment of contracts in line with the SRM framework, and implement remedial actions where required.
Periodic categorisation of suppliers into Strategic, Operational, Commodity, in conjunction with the agreed SRM framework and methodology
Execute the supplier performance management activities in accordance with the agreed segmentation strategy and approach
Ensures that tactical activities are put in place to address risk associated with supply, i.e. Business Continuity, Supplier operational risks, etc.
Management of reputational risk through a focus on relevant legislation, i.e. OHS, National Environmental Management Act, other.
Ensure that minimum requirements of procurement policies; applicable legislation and vendor governance framework are met
Manage communication around, and create awareness, of the Supplier Development programme
Execute on the overall Banks PP and SD communication plan, in line with the relevant tools and agreed platforms for enablement
Facilitate and enable the communication and awareness of the importance of SD and PP across the Bank, Business Units and within the broader Procurement team, in line with the overall PP and SD plan
Facilitate and enable discussion forums, conferences, supplier summits and SD and PP interactions both internally and externally
Facilitate feedback sessions to the broader Bank and Business units on their respective areas’ SD and PP performance, on a monthly and quarterly basis Participate and contribute to the periodic update of online contents on a regular basis, as it pertains to SD and PP for the Bank.
Enable Preferential Procurement and Supplier Development objectives by enabling product consumption, in line with the Enterprise Development unit and other channels within the bank
Facilitate financial solutions for PP and SD candidate suppliers and programme participants, that are geared towards the fulfilment of qualifying ESD contributions where required
Participate in sourcing and negotiations of partnerships and collaborating opportunities with other stakeholders, in the fulfilment and achievement of the Banks objectives in the execution of its defined qualifying Enterprise and Supplier Development contributions, in line with the relevant and applicable Codes of Good Practice
Contribute to and enable the achievement of the Banks Financing Solutions Model to Small Businesses within the Banks’ value chain and to second tier suppliers
Link between the Banks Small Enterprise(SE) Market segment, Business and Commercial Banking (BCB) Market segment and Corporate and Investment Banking(CIB), in unlocking value add for customers linking to procurement / supply opportunities, to enable and fulfil the Banks Universal Banking objective
Execute and implement the Supplier Development and Preferential Procurement plan and activities, in line with the set financial targets and objectives
Manages and leverage both recoverable and the non-recoverable budget allocation for SD and PP, and mitigate the risk associated with the execution of this,
Ensure that there is commercial value derived in the execution of all the SD and PP budget and resources, to allow return on investment at both Balance Sheet and Income Statement level
The ability to design and develop sustainable and profitable business cases using financial models, to allow for effective and efficient execution of SD and PP
Provides inputs into the budgets and financial targets of PP and SD
Prioritise projects and ensure delivery on time and on budget in liaison with all areas of the Bank, including Procurement
Develops and implements initiatives that will allow for the reduction of costs and ensures that budgets for both PP and SD are optimally utilised and financial targets are also met
Preferred Qualification and Experience
Degree Busines Commerce / Procurement
Supply Chain Management qualification, and / or CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualificatiom
7-10 years Supplier Development, Relationship Management and Procurement skills, coupled with Stakeholder Management.
Experience in the deployment of effective SD, PP and SRM models, particularly related to B-BBEE targets and strategies, i.
e. Supplier performance management, understanding of risk associated with a supply of products or services, contracts management, understanding of supplier segmentation and its relevance.
Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise
Knowledge and application of tools and methods to monitor the effective delivery of suppliers and to gain maximum value from supplier services.
Knowledge of procurement policies and procedures and ability to procure high-quality products and services for the Bank on advantageous terms
The ability to arrange or categorise spend according to specific goods or services keeping in mind quality, service risk and cost.
Knowledge and application of the SAP vendor management modules and the supporting business processes.
The ability to intermediate where there is contract breach or failure to deliver on the part of the Bank or the supplier
The ability to develop strategies for Supplier Development(SD) and Preferential Procurement(PP), in order to be able to meet the Bank’s PP, SD and ED obligations