My client, a leading and well known FMCG Company based in Stellenbosch requires a competent and experienced Procurement Specialist.
This position is reporting to the Group Procurement Manager
The role available is in the Head Office Procurement team In-direct Procurement area.
Duties & Responsibilities
Process implementation for procurement related to goods and services.
Manage and develop resources to deliver business partner satisfaction and achievement of overall business and financial objectives.
Negotiate favourable contractual terms and conditions for the business with suppliers.
Build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders,
fostering collaboration and teamwork.
Deliver on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of innovative strategic sourcing initiatives.
Develop and implement efficiencies, standardized tools, practices and procedures shortening the quotation, RFP and decision making and evaluation time.
Implement and maintain category management processes and reviews on a regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices, and to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies.
Work cross-functionally to support KPI and savings initiatives with other departments.
Ensure business partner satisfaction and achievement of overall business and financial objectives.
Establish Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) practices and reinforces through regular benchmarking, periodic RFP's and supplier performance metrics reporting.
Conducts in-depth spend analysis and data mining for categories (Deep Dive on Category Spends).
Drafting and maintenance of in-depth spend analysis templates.
Contributes towards achieving Departmental KPI’s.
Minimises risk in area of responsibility, by ensuring due diligence in all areas.
Asssit with Vendor Application processes and queries (service lever agreement, credit applications etc.)
Provide support to Head of Procurement