Group Procurement Manager | Servest Careers

Job Context

SERVEST GROUP – SHARED SERVICES, HAS A VACANCY FOR A GROUP PROCUREMENT MANAGER. THIS POSITION REPORTS GROUP SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR BASED AT THE HEADOFFICE IN WATERFALL. The candidate must have experiance and be open minded to learning new things.

Minimum Requirements

• Matric
• Degree in a purchasing or the engineering field
• 5 to 10 years’ experience in the procurement and project management environment
• Knowledge of commercial planning and contract costing
• Previous experience working with imports
• This role requires a candidate that is highly adept in working with Excel, PowerPoint and Word with strong report writing skills

Duties & Responsibilities

• Business case development with an understanding of Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value and Payback periods.
• Pricing analysis and comparison through quotation and proposal evaluation
• Ability to review and compare technical specifications for products
• Proven negotiation skills and experience with supplier management both locally and internationally
• Determination of landed cost for imported goods
• Knowledge of Eastern and European import legislation
• Analyse supplier BBBEE levels by business unit and engage non-conforming suppliers
• Systems orientated with a solid understanding of ERP systems
• Knowledge and understanding of SA’s regulatory framework on electronic and mechanical components viz NRCS/SABs requirements
• Processing and issuing of purchase orders, request for quotations and proposals
• Liaise effectively with suppliers and manufacturers, as well as internal departments
• Co-ordinate short listing of prospective tenderers, prepare and distribute invitations and manage end to end RFP and RFQ process
• To analyse price trends globally
• Establish price benchmarks
• Tender adjudication and board memo development for approval where required.
• Develop spend reports with the various Servest divisions. (High level of report writing and excel knowledge required)
• Ability to identify and capitalize on current trends and apply to product development with suppliers