Purchasing Manager

at Alpha Labour Solutions Pty Ltd  

Full-time
in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
created 1 week ago
Expires 13 Apr
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The Purchasing Manager is responsible to drive local purchasing activities for indirect material and services, working together with the cluster Supplier Management team and different stakeholders to ensure supply of high-quality material and services at lowest possible price.
The Purchasing manager role is a contributor to the overall cluster Supplier Management strategy, and responsible for the implementation of the cluster and global category strategy.
The Purchasing Manager will be based in Pinetown, South Africa , reporting to the Cluster Supplier Management Director.
Drive sourcing, contracting and purchase to payment activities in compliance with group policies and procedures and in line with supplier management strategies Identify cost saving opportunities and develop required plans to achieve them Implement global, cluster and local contracts Manage local supplier base Drive cost and spend follow-up with suppliers Drive and measure supplier performance Develop & maintain relationships with key stakeholders The ideal candidate should hold the following required Qualifications and Experience: Degree in Purchasing, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent Minimum 10 years in a similar position preferably with multi-national company Good experience with procurement processes, supplier management, contract management, competitive bidding and market conditions Strong knowledge in supply strategy, cost analysis, planning, supplier management and fact-based negotiation skills Must have proven leadership experience in managing a team Ideally we are looking for a South African citizen with valid ID The key required personal attributes include: Result oriented Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills Good networking skills with ability to build and utilize networks internal and external Proven ability to influence and collaborate Strong analytical skills Good communication and presentation skills - must be fluent in English.
The ideal candidate should hold the following required Qualifications and Experience: Degree in Purchasing, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent Minimum 10 years in a similar position preferably with multi-national company Good experience with procurement processes, supplier management, contract management, competitive bidding and market conditions Strong knowledge in supply strategy, cost analysis, planning, supplier management and fact-based negotiation skills Must have proven leadership experience in managing a team Ideally we are looking for a South African citizen with valid ID The key required personal attributes include: Result oriented Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills Good networking skills with ability to build and utilize networks internal and external Proven ability to influence and collaborate Strong analytical skills Good communication and presentation skills - must be fluent in English. Read More...
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