Strategic Procurement Manager


Alam Ellahi & Associates


08 Mar 2018

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Strategic Procurement Manager - Mining (EE)

Jet Park

Salary being is R1.2 million per annu

My client is a World Leading Industrial Company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. The Company helps customer improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using their unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Required Qualifications / Experience:

- Grade 12
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent
- Demonstrated Strategic level experience in Procurement
- Experience in Industrial organisations
- Global Procurement experience.
- Proven ability to deliver results
- Minimum 5 year's experience in Procurement
- Superior organisational and analytical skills are essential
- Strong experience in managing complexity in both products and organisations
- Good collaboration and negotiation skills
- Strong business and operational management skills: financials, operative KPIs, sourcing
- Understanding of DC supply chain logistics
- Ability to work globally
- Ability to travel up to 50%

Job Responsibilities:

- Working with the VP of Procurement for Minerals Services to develop supply options in line with the product, distribution centre, and overall global supply chain strategies
- Own the strategic procurement supply/sourcing development, implementation and results by directing local strategic procurement team
- Accountable for Minerals Services procurement supply/sourcing strategy in dedicated area
- Lead sourcing and product offering development in cooperation with the business units
- Responsibility for procurement direct, indirect and internal spend in dedicated area
- Develop and manage relationships with strategic suppliers locally
- Drive for high-level synergies with other business areas
- Develop people, organisation and performance
- Active contributor to the development of the Minerals Services business
- Ensures compliance to internal and external policies, laws and regulations
- Supports the development and maintenance of the processes, systems and tools supporting the procurement functionality
- Interact heavily with other internal teams, including operational procurement, Customer Service, Quality and Logistics.
- Ensure best options potential for supply during all phases of product development, proposal delivery, and product execution.

Skills and Abilities:

- Enable and inspire performance with quality and speed
- Minds to drive results and growth
- Ability to lead and implement change
- A genuine team player with a collaborative mind set

Please email (email address)

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




Jet Park
South Africa