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Procurement Manager (Farming, Marketing and Transport) - South Africa - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12033
Job Location South Africa
Company Type FMCG / Export / Fruit / Agriculture / Horticulture
Job Role Procurement Manager (Farming, Marketing and Transport) - South Africa
Joining Date Flexible / ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African
Degree Degree in Purchasing & Supply, Business Management or equivalent

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is a leading fruit export Company and they are expanding their Regional and International operations. On their behalf we are recruiting an experienced, analytical thinking & results focused Procurement Manager to be based in Johannesburg for a new and exciting position.


Job purpose:
The position exists to ensure that our procurement processes are executed profitably through establishing cost containment strategies that will enable all Farming, Marketing and Transport, and general procurement requirements to be supplied timeously with the right quality.
Reports to - Regional Manager – South Africa
Major Functions /Accountabilities:
Create and implement international procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within industry,
Sourcing, engaging and establishing long lasting relations with reliable suppliers in South Africa and internationally and continuous improvement of supplier list through supplier performance evaluation to initiate business and organization partnerships,
Liaise and build relations with existing suppliers and identify, select and approve potential suppliers based on the company selection methodology and criteria,
Negotiate prices and terms and conditions with suppliers and ensure that such negotiations are properly contracted, documented and filed according to company specifications,
Sound negotiations with suppliers to secure advantageous terms,Monitor and record supplier performance to assess supplier’s ability to meet quality and delivery requirements on a continuous basis,
Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, and to discuss forecasts in order to identify any deviations at an early stage to ensure the necessary corrective action and implemented timeously and in the least disruptive manner,
Overseeing the procurement budget and promoting culture of long term saving on procurement costs, Manage technological systems that track the shipment, inventory, and supply of materials,
Plan for all purchasing requirements in liaison with General Managers in advance and performs procurement processes against Standard Operating Procedures,
Monitoring and analyzing inventory consumption rates & determining re-order levels as well as economic order quantities at the respective Divisions,
Producing reports that track functional metrics and analysis of budgets versus actual expenditure and recommend improvement,
Formulate control strategies for unforeseeable circumstances to any delays for deliveries,
Lead transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency,
Manages workflow through receiving orders, purchasing, coordination of payments with treasury, dispatching and liaising with clearance agents till goods are received,
Formulate procurement budgets, plans, policies, procedures, and controls.,


Key Skills
Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in ‘reading’ the market
Ability to collect and collate data
Analytical thinking & results focused,
Aptitude in decision -making
Performance & Productivity Management,
Excellent supervisory, leadership capabilities & mentoring skills
Strong negotiation skills and concern for quality,
Knowledge of ERP systems,
Computer proficiency: Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Power Point and experience with Sage Evolution

  • Job Role: Procurement Manager (Farming, Marketing and Transport) - South Africa
  • Industry: Procurement
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Purchasing & Supply, Business Management or equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ experience and understanding in procurement for agricultural related strategic stocks, machinery and equipment ideally with a large SA agricultural company
Evidence of established supplier relations in South Africa & Global will be and added advantage.

Additional Requirements

Procurement Manager
Procurement
Procurement Manager Farming
Procurement Manager Transport
Procurement Manager Marketing

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