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Website CA Global Africa Recruitment

Date Created: 2022-01-11T10:19:43+02:00

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership, direction and commercial excellence to ensure goods and services for operational needs are met minimizing supply risk in a timely and effective manner in accordance with defined policies and procedures.



  • Provide leadership, expertise and direction to the Purchasing sub-function to ensure operational procurement needs are met in a timely and effective manner, acts as the single-point of accountability for Purchasing information;
  • Own and embed standard control framework of guidelines and procedures for purchasing management, data requests and transactions to ensure quality and consistency;
  • Manage efforts to drive performance of efficient end to end purchasing processes;
  • Provide input into long-term planning and establish goals and targets in line with the plans and budgets;
  • Provide input to the Supply 2-Year Plan objectives and budget and drives performance and implementation accordingly;
  • Provide guidance to Head of Procurement on Purchasing risk management and the relevant mitigating actions;
  • Identify, build and develop Sub-function talent and capability, including a pipeline of talent for key positions;
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal functions (Maintenance, Production, etc.) to ensure operational material and service requirements are met in line with schedules;
  • Build collaboration with the Category Management, Warehouse & Inventory sub function to optimise contracted spend, resolve supplier performance or contract issues;
  • Establish effective relationships with suppliers to track and measure delivery quality and payments are in full and on time;
  • Drive the review and release of high value non-traded goods and service Purchase Orders to ensure they have been created in accordance with standard procedures, and supplier capability to reduce risks;
  • Drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements within the department and cross functionally in challenging existing practices and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes, contributing to ensure key performance and financial targets are met and corrective actions taken when necessary;
  • Support the development and execution of the Local Procurement (Transformation) Plan;
  • Motivate teams and ensure competency development is achieved through appropriate training development in order for employees to achieve their full potential.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, Commerce, Finance, Engineering or related disciplines
  • Min 10 years in a commercial or mining & metals environment, Mining / Capital Intensive industry experience preferred.
  • Has to have at least 5 years’ experience in procurement/tactical sourcing
  • Strong experience in developing commercial strategies for non-contracted spend, negotiations and supply systems and governance.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Employment Opportunity
  • Competitive annual salary

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