Tsebo Group
Posted Job
about 2 months ago

Procurement Manager

We are currently looking for a Procurement Manager in Zambia.

As the leading integrated facilities solutions provider in Africa and the Middle East, operating in over 28 countries, with over 40 000 employees, the Tsebo Solutions Group enables businesses to optimise their efficiency and productivity, and become more successful. We take responsibility of our customers’ non-core activities outside of their expertise, empowering them to focus on their core business. Our local expertise, global standards and innovative cross-divisional solutions, such as catering, cleaning, facility management and security, give us the edge to optimise our customers non-core operations, allowing them to enjoy reduced cost, risk and complexity.

ATS specializes in designing, developing and servicing remote camps, including catering, cleaning, accommodation and camp management across the life-cycle of your operation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage a procurement team effectively to set them up for success
  • Operationalisation of the Procurement Strategy to enable business growth
  • Understand the demand via stakeholder management which will drive supply analysis/strategy, supplier identification, sourcing execution, contract negotiation e.t.c
  • Drive Cost Leadership & Preferential Procurement - Identification and realisation of cost reduction, saving and optimisation
  • Leverage scale and logistics
  • Manage product and service quality
  • Increase efficiency and effectiveness whilst mitigating risk
  • Deliver value via strategic procurement practices (supply planning; policy management; category planning; supplier risk management; commodity risk)
  • Creation and implementation of short, medium and long-term goals and objectives
  • Improvement of best practice-based business processes
  • Management of business outsourcing Activities

Skills and Competencies:

  • Have strong planning, organizing and time management skills
  • A mature & resilient leader who will drive initiatives to completion
  • Honesty, integrity and trustworthiness
  • Ability to work independently as well as have good interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy and have the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Supplier relationship management through development, rebate, supplier term optimization, and supplier performance monitoring
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Ability to establish favorable and reasonable contracts with local and international suppliers
  • Ability to maintain focus whilst working within an ambiguous and complex environment
  • Demonstrable track record of strategic sourcing; leading negotiations and cost leadership
  • A high degree of market insight and strategic orientation
  • Knowledge of financial modelling and insight driven analytics to guide the procurement strategy
  • Understanding of the three strategic thrusts: suppliers, analytics, commodities
  • Excellent at building key stakeholder relationships to create shareholder value at all levels of the business
  • Understand and drive a culture of cost leadership
  • Strong analytical skills to collect and interpret data
  • Operationally strong
  • Be goal oriented and innovative to ensure ATS is at the forefront of procurement as a key value contributor to the organisational bottom line and strategy achievement

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement and supplies management or equivalent qualification.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 year’s experience in Procurement & Supplies Management within FMCG/ Retail Sector.
  • Must be knowledgeable in imports of dry and frozen goods
  • Must have experience in monthly reporting and preparing purchase & consumption reports and be able to analyse savings
  • Knowledge of ERP, Excel a must, SAGE knowledge is an added advantage. Candidates with financial background will also have an added advantage
  • Ability to work in remote areas

Method of Application

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