Procurement Manager
Recruitment Services
Cape Town
6d ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate, confident, pro-active and meticulous Procurement Manager in Cape Town. You must have a relevant tertiary procurement / supply chain qualification and 6 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical or manufacturing industry, of which at least 2 have been senior or management role.

Experience with tendering and tender procedures, analysing cost variances and negotiating contracts. Knowledge of SAP systems required.

This is a BBBEE role.Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage and coordinate the Procurement Team to ensure cost-effective purchasing.
  • Ensure that the company secures the best product and services at the best price, terms and quality.
  • Conducts internal cost analysis in order to trend and recommend actions relating to procurement and inventory management decisions.
  • Ensure the procurement protocols are objectively upheld and consistently managed by all stakeholders within the company.
  • Maintain and update the procurement strategy of the company & ensure successful delivery thereof.
  • Maintain detailed awareness of current & emerging best procurement practices and ensure all policies & procedures are aligned.
  • Manage non-compliance and non-adherence to procurement policies
  • Obtain performance data to monitor & evaluate key suppliers, contractors & service providers.
  • Realize & quantify cost savings together with supplier performance & improved terms and quality of service.
  • Develop, maintain & monitor performance indicators relating to efficiency & effectiveness of the company’s procurement function & to recommend improvements.
  • Ensure adherence to customs & clearance procedures.
  • Improving relationships with the purchasing agents from our current suppliers.
  • Ensure all policies & procedures with regards to procurement is updated regularly & communicated to team members.
  • Annual price negotiations & effective inventory management.
  • Deal with big tenders for procurement of large assets that run in line with World Bank procurement procedures.
  • Run small tenders for manufacturing items to secure economically advantageous terms.
  • Provide contractual input for all purchasing & also conduct overhead efficiency variance analysis
  • Analyse manufacturing operations and variances such as price vs usage variances.
  • Responsible for providing timely and insightful information & analysis to foster a proactive approach to managing the cost of production.
  • Liaise with budget holders to deliver cost reductions, quality improvements or security of supply outcomes.
  • Participate in the evaluation of capital projects to identify savings opportunities.
  • Lead contract negotiations with current and prospective suppliers in conjunction with technical teams and
  • Prepare & maintain all procurement contracts and related templates.
  • Manage all service level agreements to support operational requirements.
  • Tracking & managing of contract renewals and advise business on renewal terms.
  • Support the businesses overall transformation objectives and development of strategy and leading the implementation of procurement objectives, including Preferential procurement, Enterprise development, Supplier development and supporting localisation of products.
  • Ensure achievement of BBBEE target scores set by the transformation committee through transformation objectives.
  • Identification and implementation of appropriate procurement reporting metrics at managerial and business level.
  • Developing risk management procedures to mitigate losses in the event of product shortages.
  • Reviewing of warranty policies for existing equipment and support business in the event of warranty claimsThe company offers very competitive salaries.
  • Only apply if you have the relevant experience!Job Requirements :

  • Relevant tertiary procurement / supply chain qualification e.g., BCom degree in Finance or Supply Chain Management.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical or manufacturing industry, of which at least 2 have been senior or management role.
  • Experience with tendering and tender procedures.
  • Experience with analysing cost variances and negotiating contracts.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems
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