Reasons could include : the employer is not accepting applications, is not actively hiring, or is reviewing applicationsHead of Procurement Mayfly Agri (Pty) LtdJohannesburg, GautengMinimum requirements for the role : Must have a relevant degree in a Commercial fieldMinimum 5 years experience in procurement including proven contract and supplier management will be requiredMust have a valid drivers license and be prepared to travel between Gauteng and Belville, Western CapeThe successful candidate will be responsible for : Translating short and long term customer demand forecasts into a procurement strategy that mitigates supply risk and ensures business remains competitive during commodity cycles.
Developing and maintaining relationships with key bulk traders.Responsible for all procurement activities including management of stock availability for production and sales teams as well as inventory levels management.
Analysing and improving purchasing strategies.Managing purchasing and raw materials budgeting activities across the business.
Creating and implementing best practice purchasing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
Ensuring that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets.
Evaluating the challenges (including climate change and shipping constraints) faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.
Contributing to overall business strategy and annual budget processes.Taking ownership of the purchasing policy, guidelines and any associated documents.
Maintaining all safety and quality standards and complying with all company policies.Effectively managing the procurement team as well as cross-functional interactions.
Strengthening established supplier relationships and building new ones through face to face interaction with suppliers around the world.
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gainedPlease note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates