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Senior Transformation and Procurement Manager

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

SP-42267

Synopsis

Our Client, a specialist financial services provider, is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Senior Transformation and Procurement Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for identifying and driving all transformation and procurement initiatives while making sure that they are in accordance with strategic frameworks that have been set out by the organisation.

Description

  • Track the BEE scorecard for the group and provide feedback at the quarterly transformation meetings.
  • Co-ordinate the annual BEE verification process for the organisation.
  • Identify, facilitate and support initiatives to improve the BEE rating of the organisation.
  • Develop and execute procurement strategies for goods and services and execute strategic sourcing and spend analyses as well as identify key procurement savings opportunities in order to maximise the value received by business units and functional areas.
  • Work across the organisation to clearly understand current spend, procurement requirements by category.
  • Take responsibility for all procurement of materials and services and ensuring their timely delivery.
  • Facilitate the formulation and finalisation of all contracts as required, in consultation with the Legal, Risk and Compliance teams (as appropriate) and impacted business units to ensure contracts comply with the policies and procedures of the organisation.
  • Identify and mitigate the organisation’s risk exposure through contract evaluation and negotiation, in consultation with the relevant Legal, Risk and Compliance teams.
  • Provide guidance, recommendations and strategies regarding contract management and administration of best practice.
  • Implement process improvements in all phases of the procurement cycle - supplier rationalisation, volume aggregation, management of specifications, demand management to reduce and manage overall corporate spend.
  • Work with the finance team to ensure strong business controls are in place for all procurement activities including cost management and cost tracking.
  • Develop and improve requisitioning and payables processes for service contracts, long term agreements and key supplier accounts taking opportunities where appropriate to establish common system processes across the organisation.
  • Develop an annual plan and budget, ensuring the efficient utilisation of allocated resources.
  • Produce regular and ad hoc reports and analyses on activities and programmes in relation to benchmarks and scorecards set for continuous improvement.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Finance, Engineering or similar.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience with transformation, procurement, contract and supply management with at least 4 years spent in a supervisory/leadership role demonstrating progressive responsibility.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of best practice procurement techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting, negotiating, executing, and managing contracts / service agreements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of the Financial Sector Charter.
  • Experience in facilitating Requests for Proposals and analysing the subsequent bids received.
  • Demonstrated experience in vendor management, including procurement responsibilities and cost-effective use of third-party consultants.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

Position Type

Permanent

Work Level

Senior Management

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Banking/Finance And Investment

Salary Type

Annually

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

Yes

Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North