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Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for the procurement process within the procurement department. He/She will offer commercial advice, authorize contracts, purchase commitments and expenditure.
- Manage self and an assigned team of procurement buyer
- Develop, implement and manage the annual category strategy and plan.
- Develop and execute the annual procurement plan for the procurement category.
- Develop and maintain business continuity, risk & compliance management and regulatory controls for the category.
- Relationship Management and engagement of key stakeholders – heads of department, international businesses, suppliers, contractors, consultants, management tender
- Implement standards, controls, processes or regulatory determined procedures for the category.
- Implement cost management programs/initiatives for the procurement category during the business cycle.
- Manage the supplier contract calendar (review expiries, inclusions, retirements and cancellations).
- Manage suppliers’ performance for the category.
For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:
- Bachelor’s degree in a Business-related field or Social Sciences from a recognized university.
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply or equivalent.
- Have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in a busy and fast-paced procurement unit with experience in:
- Developing category strategy
- Implementing sourcing strategies & optimizing procurement spend.
- Utilizing leading procurement tools and practices.
- Developing & managing supplier relationships.
- Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to generate business relations.
- Strong leadership skills with demonstrated competencies in championing high performance.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
How to Apply
To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 2 nd July 2021.
Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.