Head: Supply Chain Management
Siemens AG
Midrand, South Africa
1d ago

Purpose of the function : Lead SCM organization, define and implement SCM strategy, standards and guidelines in area of responsibility (both Procurement and Supply Chain / Logistics functions).

What are the responsibilities for the role?

  • Deploys SCM Strategy.
  • Defines and ensures implementation of SCM standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Manages and contributes to overarching SCM programs and initiatives.
  • Takes care for effective risk management measures.
  • Ensures efficiency of SCM operations.
  • Takes final decision on SCM unit organization, unit related budgets and decides resource allocation.
  • Responsible for PVO, CoO / FTE and related other KPIs.
  • Negotiates and seals strategic SCM related contract agreements, decides SLA.
  • Heads assigned organization, and leads all related management and staff.
  • Acts as personal advisor to unit's Executives and Senior Management in all SCM-related issues.
  • What do I need to qualify?

  • 5 - 10 Years SCM Leadership experience within a Multinational Organisation
  • Experience in working with diverse cultures
  • 3 Years experience Collaborating with International Teams
  • Staff Management and Leadership experience
  • Completed Degree / Diploma in Supply Chain / Procurement / Logistics or related
  • Masters in Business Administration an added advantage
  • Competencies : Decision Making Ability (Expert) - use analysis for the preparation and evaluation of alternatives with full awareness of direct and indirect consequences for Siemens.

    Ability to evaluate the alternatives weighing up pros and cons and comparing the total impact of the course of action Teamwork and Collaboration (Expert) Facilitate and foster a cooperative approach in the team and beyond it.

  • Create an environment of trust that fosters sharing and co creation in a personal as well as in a virtual environment; Build and effectively leverage internal network beyond own organizational unit;
  • Inspire and motivate others to contribute to common goals and to step out of comfort zones; Balance self and team. Communication (Advanced) -

    Communicate proactively and target-oriented in different daily business situations and with different personalities, holds the interest of listeners via different communication

    tools and methods. Create a situation that leads to

    understand the messages of each other.

    SCM Processes and Procedures (Advanced) - Know the connections between the Procurement process and the other SIPEX processes, (Project Procurement), PLM and SCM (Product business).

    Siemens SCM Strategy (Advanced) - Ability to direct own area of responsibility towards the objectives of the Siemens SCM strategy Leadership Competencies (Advanced) Strong Customer Focus

    Results Driven

    Change Management and Driving Change

    Strategic Direction

    Building Networks and Partnerships

    Organisation : Global Services

    Experience Level : Experienced Professional

    Job Type : Full-time

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