To plan, manage and execute all Logistics and Operations activities, reporting and strategies on behalf of the company including the management of the stores warehouse in line with relevant statutory guidelines and other relevant requirementsYOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE : Operational ManagementContribute towards the development of a strategy for the Division and ensure alignment of this strategy with the plan for the Logistics and Operations business unit overall.
Ensure productivity is measured effectively against set objectives.Manage and ensure the drive of continuous improvement activities within areas of responsibility.
Functional ManagementPrepare monthly business unit reports on all procurement activities within scope of controlReview relevant procurement policies annually within scope of controlReview, develop and implement systems and processes for procurement activities within scope of controlDevelop and implement cost containment initiatives for the SABS within scope of controlOversee the approval of purchase orders for suppliers to ensure that it complies with PFMA and SABS requirements.
Complete and submit monthly and quarterly plans and reports such as stock count records, stock level discrepancies, inventory data integrity, variation reports, and monthly stock reports.
Risk and Compliance ManagementEnsure the mitigation of risk through the identification and application of fraud controls and risk prevention principles and implementation of sound governance and compliance processes and tools to identify and manage risks.
Responsible for the coordination and maintenance of quality risk management in line with regulatory requirements.Support and provide evidence to all internal and external audit and regulatory requirements.
Drive the implementation of compliance with policies aimed at strengthening the SABS brand and stakeholder interface.Financial ManagementProvide input in the planning and compilation of the annual budget aligned to the strategic delivery plans to support the implementation of set objectives.
Ensure the effective implementation, management, monitoring of the business unit s budget, and mitigate and report on any variances.
Ensure the deployment of proper financial controls to manage the business unit budget.People ManagementProactively manage all direct reports in order to ensure that the strategic objectives for the division is met.
Maintain excellent human capital performance through employee empowerment, skills development and retention and succession planning within the team.
Maintain an environment where employees respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all processes, procedures and practices.
Stakeholder ManagementIdentify and mitigate internal systems and procedural barriers to enhance excellent customer service.
Build and maintain effective internal and external stakeholder relationships for the purpose of expectations management, knowledge sharing and integration, and to manage the organisation s reputation.
Represent and participate in the organisation s committees and tasks teams when required.QUALIFICATIONS, MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCEDiploma + Advanced Diploma / B-Degree in Purchasing or Supply Chain Management or equivalentMembership in a professional procurement body e.
g., CIPS (preferred)10 years of relevant work experience within Logistics and Operations, Stores or Warehousing environment3 years of managerial experience