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To carry out Sourcing and Procurement activities to comply with legislation, group procurement guidelines, company policies, procedures and ethical guidelines
Communication to management to ensure buy-in to strategy and to update on implementation progress
To carry out regular market research and analysis on sources of materials and services to reduce supply risk and increase leverage on volumes
Coordinate with Transport and Logistics services, as well as the BU Sourcing Team to achieve functional synergies and reduce Total Cost of Ownership across the BU for acquired materials
Form functional partnerships with Customers to understand demand and forecasting for the materials and services in order to meet customer needs.
Manage source production, in-transit and inventory of materials and coordinate efficiently end-to-end supply chains for materials
Appreciate cost and quality implications of various alternative materials and there application and be able to guide both the suppliers and end customers
Understand overall Channel Management strategy and savings to proactively participate in driving initiatives in the areas of materials and services acquisition to ensure product to market and contribute to the bottom-line savings
Ensure that KPIs are integrated into daily work
Maintain sound ethical relationships with materials suppliers and develop new suppliers based on sound value proposition
Conduct on going supplier of materials and services review and transportation factors and initiate appropriate intervention to maintain flow of materials
To facilitate and achieve negotiated savings on materials and contribute to excellence savings reporting for the department
Ensure procurement of Materials aligns with Safety and Environmental standards
To draw and submit reports regularly and as required by management
Develop and Manage an efficient filling system
Carry out all lawful instructions vetted by the Line Manager
Ensure all employees and by extension the Contractor employees engaged in work on and off site work safely and all work areas conform to the companys Health and Safety requirements
On Skills & behaviours
Apply IT tools in Sourcing and Procurement
Able to work well with peers and fosters a team spirit
Provide guidance, work leadership, direction and advice to the team in his/her area of expertise.
Develop behavioural and communication skills in order to deliver a professional and customer oriented image of the Procurement discipline to people at all levels of the business.
Operate safely at all times, challenge unsafe acts; actively seek out ways of promoting a safe working environment.
Basic knowledge of Commercial and Contract law
Good working knowledge of INCORTEMS
Processes & Controls, Policies & Procedures
Ensure compliance to BU processes, policies and procedures at all times.
Ensure the acquisition of transport and logistics services follow the process and are compliant.
Escalate issues, risks or opportunity for improvement to Management.
Plan, conduct and/or manage special projects seeking cost saving initiatives, Safety improvements and Corporate Social Responsibility for the department.
Conduct market research and analysis of new suppliers, factories, and new countries for production of materials to ensure all sourcing needs are met. (All costing, social compliance, factory assessment, quality control and country of origin).
On Continuous Process Improvement
Encourage continuous process improvement to leverage economies, improve service to cost, and develop process excellence mindset.
Identify, communicate possible improvements to business processes and obtain management approval for implementation.
Good negotiation and selling skills
Working knowledge of PC and Word/Excel applications
Be a fast learner, have enthusiasm, initiative and desire to succeed, have Good public relations and communication skills
Be self motivated, dynamic and a self starter
Ability to write basic and technical reports and be able to present to management and customers.
Be a team player
Duties to include:
Sourcing and procurement of stock
Ensuring products are delivered on time
Analysing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
negotiating skills and the ability to network and influence people;
excellent team working and interpersonal skills;
excellent communication skills;
good numeracy skills and proficiency using IT;