To ensure that the organisation provides its clients with strategic and operational procurement services that satisfies their business needs in accordance with policies and organisational objectives.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesThis is a 5 year FTCDEVELOP AND MANAGE PROCUREMENT STRATEGYDevelop and drive the implementation of the Procurement Strategy.
Provide specialist advice, and guidance on procurementProcedures and policies.Monitor the implementation of the Procurement Strategy to ensure optimal adherence and compliance.
Provide strategic direction to Senior Management Team in the implementation of divisional strategy and goals.Develop and review Procurement Operating Model in line with broader organisational business objectives.
BUSINESS OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCYMonitor the management of suppliers for efficiency to sustain value for the duration of their contractsNegotiates contracts, pricing discounts, and agreements with vendors with an emphasis on maximizing value for organisational funds.
Analyses complex requests for proposals and prepares recommendations that are legal, ethical and demonstrates value for the organisation.
Manages complex bid processes including vendors to be solicited, requests for proposals, evaluation of returned proposals, selection of vendors, and award of contracts.
Develop processes and systems for effective and efficient management of procurement services across the organisation.Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunitiesManage broader transformation of the procurement value chain.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTOversee divisional operational expenditure against approved budget and introduce corrective measures to ensure financial discipline and accountability.
Set guidelines on optimal fund distribution / allocation in accordance with the organisational budget constraints and strategic / operational requirements.
Provides guidance on financial efficiencies such as cost / price, cost / volume profit conceptsGOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCEDevelop and review internal control measures to ensure good governance.
Oversee the management of procurement risks to protect organisational integrity, create value, prevent financial loss and ensure compliance with applicable policies and legislations.
Monitor compliance in line with OHS ActReview and implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework Convene and chair Risk Management Committee meetings to ensure compliance in line with the framework.
Monitor execution of internal risk audits per checklist to identify and address gaps.LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT Monitor the effective implementation of Performance Management System in accordance with organizational strategyPersonal Development Plans (PDP) for all staff members.
Evaluate Resource- and Workforce plans to ensure that departments are well equipped to meet customer and business needsEnsure that there is a culture of learning and development in the Division to have skilled workforce.
FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS : Relevant Business qualification / Post Graduate qualification recommendedEXPERIENCE : 8 years procurement experience of which 4 years should be on General Manager Level.
KNOWLEDGE : Financial management and reportingBusiness planning and acumenPFMA and relevant national treasury regulationsStrategic managementManagement information systemsProject managementUnderstanding of applicable legislative frameworks and regulationsBBBEE and PPPFAPrinciples and practice of effective procurement and financial awarenessTender process administration and guidelines Package & RemunerationR 1800000 - 2000000 Annually