Category Manager - Tech-Pro, Centurion

  • Centurion
  • Salary: R45 833.00 - R50 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Procurement
  • Posted by Tech-Pro on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Reference: TP2008979/KM
  • Apply before Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 3 Days left
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Vacancy Details

Employer: Tech-Pro
6 Month Category Manager Vacancy

The role is responsible for all Supply Chain related tasks under the Category Management framework, for a six-month period. This includes but is not limited to mobilizing a new client, vendor sourcing, stakeholder management, negotiate commercial contracts, and risk management.


  • Achieve targeted cost savings, including effective negotiation processes with vendors. Develop and maintain expert knowledge of the respective supply markets, competitors and product/service innovations.

  • Identify and manage risk to the business together with the cross-functional contracting team

  • Targeted cost savings and innovations that result in improved operational efficiencies for the organisation

  • Category Management Manage all procurement-related activities of third party spend within the various categories, including strategic sourcing initiatives

  • Identify, implement and maintain the relevant commodity and service contracts to support the new business. Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within the various categories to improve business performance.

  • Provide support to the company’s acquisition strategies by identifying and interrogating suitable opportunities within the various spend categories for presentation to management.

  • Vendor Management Manage all aspects of the vendor rationalization strategy within the various categories to support the business nationally, including vendor selection, compliance and performance.

  • Stakeholder Management Build strong relationships with internal and external customers with a view to enhancing the customer experience.

  • Contract Management Manage all contracts within the various categories across it’s lifecycle, including terminations, renewals, extensions and re-assignments.

  • Mentorship Perform a mentorship role to Category Managers, Procurement officers and Buyers.



  • Undergraduate diploma/ degree in supply chain

  • CIPS preferred

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Procurement Category Management Programme Management Report writing skills

  • General knowledge in Finance General knowledge in Law General knowledge in auditing IT Training (General MS Etc.)

  • Excel MS Windows Programme Management tools SAP Internet


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Kamogelo Mopai

Recruitment Consultant

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About Tech-Pro

Established in 1997, Tech-Pro is the unrivalled market leader in the placement of South African Supply Chain Professionals.
As specialist Recruiters, we differentiate ourselves through our strong technical understanding of Supply Chain.

Our areas of specialization are:

Industrial Engineering
Supply Chain

Our recruitment process, refined over years, focuses on aligning with our Supply Chain candidates and clients to provide exceptional service and foster lasting, beneficial relationships that become partnerships based upon professionalism, trust and quality.  We continually seek to match the right talent with the right opportunity, because we understand the value that this can add to both employers and career seekers.

Tech-Pro is affiliated with SAPICS and Smart Procurement and is a member of both the Association of Personnel Service Organisations (APSO) and the Confederation of Associations in the Private Employment Sector (CAPES).

It is a wholly-owned division of ADvTECH Resourcing (Pty) Ltd which, in turn, is a subsidiary of the JSE-listed ADvTECH Limited. Our holding company has featured in both the Financial Mail’s Top Companies Survey and Deloitte’s Best Company to Work for Survey repeatedly.