Transformational Specialist: Procurement - Manager - English
Isando, South Africa
6d ago


Support the drafting of Transformation Strategy and Implementation thereof

Support the development and execution of the Procurement Transformation Strategy to meet Transformation targets.

Supporting the Procurement Transformation Project Manager in ensuring that procurement team is adequately briefed and trained on the Transformation Strategy.

Support the definition of the project management principles and processes for all Procurement Transformation activities in line with the Procurement Transformation Strategy.

Analyzing RFP’s in accordance to the Transformation Strategy and defined processes within the lead-times stipulated.

Drive the transformation activities to meet the Project management activities to achieve the targets for Procurement Transformation.

Support the management and oversight all Service providers / suppliers employed to assist with Procurement Transformation projects.

Ensure all KPI’s for such suppliers are reviewed and managed. Responsible for the day to day activities of procurement transformation

Responsible for spend data analytics to determine spend with designated groups.

Responsible for the analysis of the market for all categories to determine current market players and new market entrants while always understanding their preferential procurement status in terms of the five (5) PP buckets.

Responsible for effect of any changes in preferential procurement in legislation in the South African context and drive such changes in legislation in terms of Transformation strategy and procurement execution

Responsible for the training of the Internal Stakeholders in relation of Procurement legislation and transformation.

Responsible for the creation of databases of new / developing and emerging suppliers in all categories that could be effectively used by the client.

Support in the Improvement and implementation of standard operating processes to enable improved conformity in the Procurement Transformation.

Support in promoting the role of the Procurement Transformation team to internal customers e.g. Marketing, Sales & Distribution, HR, PAC, Finance and Supply Chain.

Support execution of the Procurement country action plan to improve the Procurement Transformation at country level. Responsible for monthly reporting performance to all relevant stakeholders against Transformation targets and the management and development of such reporting mechanisms

Drive improvement in Procurement Transformation through optimized user compliance, process performance, contracts and customer satisfaction

Support comprehensive reporting and management on performance in each area, actively participate in the identification of issues and the gaps.

Support in benchmarking with other Best Practice Transformation Centers (sharing lessons learned, improvement opportunities identified, etc.).

Drives continuous improvement activities in order to drive efficiency, improve customer service and in support of individual program targets.

Manage supplier relationships for Transformation Projects implemented

In line with defined Group Procurement Team strategy, support the classification and categorization of suppliers, including supplier evaluation definition.

Qualifications we seek in you!

Minimum qualifications

National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in related field with specific focus on Supply Chain / Finance.

Relevant procurement experience in procurement / supply chain; experience in Transformation or Transformation projects.

In-depth knowledge of procurement, preferably working in an international environment will be a benefit

Business Acumen, to drive business performance

Commercial Acumen

Compliance, Governance and Ethics

Stakeholder relationship management

IT System acumen

Operational and Process excellence

Active engagement General business practices

Relevant legislation and regulations

Industry Knowledge (Value Add)

Integrated Supply Chain Management

Procurement Management

Transformation Skills

Negotiation Skills

Stakeholder Management

Market Research

Risk and Ethics management

Preferred qualifications

Honours in Supply Chain / Finance would be an advantage

Recognized qualification in procurement would be considered an asset

What we can offer!

  • Attractive salary;
  • Stable job offers - employment contract

    Work in a multicultural and diverse environment with employees from over 30 countries

    Genpact supports professional trainings and great career development opportunities

    Free access to our award-winning learning platform

    Benefits such as Medical Aid, Retirement and risk benefits

    In case Genpact does not respond to your application within 30 days, please consider it was not successful for the current recruitment process for this role.

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