Responsible for driving the development of category practices including but not limited to OEM Device Agreements, Accessories Agreements, Contact Centres Agreements, Debt Collection Agreements, Managed Services (DLCM Warehousing / Retail Operations), PBX Services, SIM Cards, Marketing, Mobile Network Equipment, Call Centre Customer and associated Customer experience infrastructure & support, DLCM supply chain, Exclusive channels, Point of Sale infrastructure and support.
Overall category and sourcing strategy definition and deployment with a view to maximize total cost of ownership savings and procurement value contribution through effective leadership, in line with the the company Procurement Policy and aligned to the company corporate objectives
At least 10 years experience in the Strategic Sourcing / Procurement with 3 years specifically related to OEM Device sourcing
Special Requirements Must have a good understanding of the professional business services / marketing industry, device OEM market and trends.
Expert knowledge of professional business services market, suppliers and trends.
Knowledge of device trends, different OEM#s and market in general.
Knowledge of Telkom procurement policy and governance guidelines.
Knowledge of the Preferential Procurement Framework Act, NDP, NIPC, ICT sector guides and B-BBEE codes.
Knowledge and experience in complex negotiations, contracts management, business finance and strategic cost management.
Must have a track record of building and managing long term internal and external business relationships.