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Procurement Manager

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Execute new improved strategies with regards to the effective management and control of a leading global provider of engineering services company. As a Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for a procurement function and provide maximum possible contribution towards the profitable growth of the company. A project management qualification is advantageous for this role


  • Manage all aspects of supply chain function and the effective operation thereof within the company
  • Develop, hone and execute new improved procurement strategies across company’s purchasing function
  • Perform detail analysis and set appropriate benchmarking for effective cost management
  • Liaise with various departments to determine their product and service’s needs
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company
  • Identify, research and analyse potential suppliers
  • Manage the strategic sourcing and cost optimisation of product and services
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internal Purchase to Pay (Procurement) guidelines
  • Implement and improve on purchasing tools and techniques
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure advantageous terms
  • Review and finalise purchase details of orders and deliveries for accuracy and validity
  • Effective management of preferential procurement principles in terms of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment
  • Examine and review of existing contracts
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and the preparation of control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long term saving on procurement costs       
  • Supply market analysis on products and services within the industry together with related market and economic indicators
  • Form a close working relationship with the Finance Director and other senior executives
  • Manage and support all employees under your control
  • Establish a high level of credibility with external parties, including suppliers and service partners
  • Provide assistance when required in areas outside own portfolio
  • Provide ad hoc reports and assistance as may be requested by the company executives from time to time


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Project management qualification is advantageous
  • 8 years proven experience in Procurement Management of which at least 4 years have been in a management role
  • Sound exposure in Engineering Industry

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North