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PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Posted on Friday, 2 March 2018  731 Views

The above vacancy exists at Tushiyah Advisory Services Rivonia (Head Office). Applications are invited from suitable candidates to the above position. This position is a Fixed Term Contract valid for 12 months with an option to renew.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The primary responsibility of the Procurement Specialist is to review assessment reports, link SMEs with procurement / market opportunities, sign-off reports and recommendations with SMEs, follow-up and report on procurement opportunities awarded and weekly and monthly reporting

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Evaluate economic/industry/operational market trends and best practice to identify opportunity areas for business and improve procurement performance

• Review and analyse assessment reports before signing off for strategic procurement initiatives

• Link SMEs with procurement / market opportunities

• Implement measures and tools to improve procurement processes to enable effective vendor management

• Exploit procurement opportunities through~ Direction of vendor selection activities through turnkey management of formal RFx processes and other appropriate techniques ~ Ensuring all sourcing activities comply with company regulations ~ Review of key measures in respect of the structure (pricing, service levels, BEE etc.) to enable effective vendor management to be applied ~ Pro-active tracking of RFq/RFp: follow ups, order confirmations, expediting, payments etc ~ Providing input and working closely with the Commodity managers to ensure appropriate agreements/contracts are in place with suppliers ~ Development and implementation of change management strategy where necessary

• Follow up with SMEs contract status, performance and make recommendations

• Prepare a close out report Relevant Experience

• Must have at least 5-10 years’ prior work experience in Procurement

• Experience in market opportunity analysis

• Experience in banking and IT will be an advantage

• Experience as a small business owner will be an advantage, also sound knowledge and experience in small business development.

Educational Background:

• Must hold a relevant qualification in development, economics, commerce or entrepreneurial studies

Competencies and Skills:

• Strategic thinking and planning

• Must be passionate about economic and socio economic developmental issues

• Passion for people and Business Development

• Results oriented

• Problem solving skills

• Analytical skills

• Client engagement & Relationship building

• Teamwork

• Proactive

• Time management

• Organisation skills

• Leadership skills

• Communication skills – written & verbal including presentation skills

• Multi-tasking IT / Computer Literacy Essentials: Fully computer literate (at least intermediate level)

• MS Excel (Intermediate or Advanced)

• MS Word (Intermediate)

• MS PowerPoint (Intermediate)

• MS Outlook (Intermediate or Advanced)

• MS SharePoint (Intermediate)

Closing Date: 08 March 2018

To apply: Your written application must include, CV (maximum 4 pages), contactable references (with telephone numbers), covering letter telling us three reasons why you’re our top candidate for the job!

For more information or queries, please contact the HR Specialist, Thoko Mlangeni: email thoko@tushiyah.co.za or contact her on 087 589 9709.

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