Procurement Manager Job

kraatz marine pty ltd - walvis bay, namibia

6 months ago

Grade : D2
Department : Finance & Administration
Line Manager : Janine Ruthdia Smith

Key Job Outputs

Manage Procurement Supply Chain performance

  • Manage procurement of materials and services for operational, production and maintenance requirements, in line with agreed forecasts and planning goals.
  • Manage optimization of procurement expenditure in line with TCO.
  • Support process analysis activities driven by Shared Service Centre.
  • Manage Supplier Performance and implement supplier development programs.
  • Manage inventories as to agreed guidelines, levels and in line with ABC classifications.
  • Support capital procurement expenditure, capital projects and asset disposal.
  • Lead the process of quality audits and inspections on goods received to ensure OTIF delivery.
  • Advise specialists and make the final decision on the discontinuation of services & procedures.

Procurement Strategies & Strategic Sourcing initiatives

  • Plan, maintain and execute procurement, inventory and logistics strategies.
  • Develop and plan Business Unit specific material sourcing strategies.
  • Lead the drafting of specifications for material & service sourcing in line with Shared Services and Business Unit specific requirements.
  • Obtain & develop Supply Market information to align organizations processes to best practice and external conditions.
  • Source and lead multifunctional sourcing teams with the technical expertise to execute strategies and sourcing initiatives.
  • Research and implement all necessary supply chain governance to ensure that organization complies with said legislation and governance requirements.

Reporting & Forecasting

  • Develop, implement and measure KPIs in line with Shared Services and BU specific goals and objectives for the procurement team and function.
  • Support and execute planning and forecasting activities in conjunction with all internal and external interfaces, to ensure availability of materials whilst maintaining costs.
  • Report on Procurement and Inventory Control in line with Shared Services and BU specific objectives.

Develop and Manage Policies, Procedures, Processes and Systems

  • Implement, manage and ensure compliance of procurement and inventory policies, procedures and work instructions in line with Shared Services, BU specific and ISO guidelines and requirements.
  • Support, development and maintenance of standard inventory classification.
  • Develop, implement and maintain processes and information systems in line Implement and maintain contract management processes and systems with Shared Services goals and objectives.

Supplier Relationship and Contract Management

  • Continuously engage with key stakeholders to build and maintain effective relationships that have an effect on sourcing initiatives.
  • Advises Procurement Officer on contractual requirements and needs in terms of suppliers.
  • Assist the team in categorising suppliers as well as in the development of the categorisation procedure and process.
  • Constantly motivate third parties to safeguard an efficient and cost-effective end-to-end procurement process within the set quality standards .
  • Lead the supplier performance review process.
  • Effectively negotiate high investment contracts with suppliers and third parties.
  • Lead the process of continuous review and evaluation of contracts and contract terms.

Strategic Commodity Management

  • Understand, research and evaluate the sourcing needs of the business as well as the status of the external supply market.
  • Obtain commodity-specific knowledge in the market in order to understand the competitive environment.
  • Lead the contingency planning process with regards to commodity availability and organizations needs to plan for procurement output.
  • Generally analyse and evaluate the organizations needs and formulate appropriate reactions to those needs.
  • Constantly takes socio-economic factors into account when making decisions, to ensure long term sustainability of commodities and sourcing initiatives.

Lead, coach and develop staff

  • Lead, coach and support direct reports.
  • Facilitate effective counselling and discipline of staff.
  • Provide relevant on-the-job training and conduct knowledge and skill transfer initiatives.
  • Manage staff performance.
  • Collaborate in recruitment and Selection of staff.
  • Assist the HC department in executing initiatives.

Personal Competencies

  • Written & verbal communication reports, proposals, minutes, speeches.
  • Personal credibility/Ethics.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Stress tolerance/Resilience.
  • Tenacity/Perseverance/Monitoring/Internal control.
  • Problem solving skills/Sound judgement skills.
  • Decision-making skills.

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