Senior Officer: Procurement

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

15 days ago


To conduct vendor / contract management and Procurement processes in accordance with company policies and procedures, to ensure the timely and cost effective supply of goods and services.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Coordinate a team to achieve team goals.
  • Develop procurement strategy for critical procurement projects and undertake strategic procurement.
  • Execute transactional procurement tasks with high quality delivery standards in order to meet business objectives using e-Procurement/SAP systems.
  • Establish accurate internal development/running costs versus externally acquired products/services.
  • Ensure that contracts are up-to-date and electronically available at all times.
  • Ensure that contracts meet pertinent legal contractual requirements.
  • Negotiate, gain approvals and execute contract price adjustments and/or amendments.
  • Monitor contract usage and end-user and supplier compliance to the contracts.
  • Address contractual and performance issues with suppliers where appropriate.
  • Take appropriate steps to ensure that contracts remain relevant.
  • Establish and maintain effective supplier relationships with contracted suppliers.
  • Keep the end-users informed with regard to the latest issues involving their contracts and the influences that external forces could have on their situation.
  • Qualification assessment for new vendors and existing vendors.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • B- Tech / Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain management / Procurement Management or related field.
  • 5 Years experience in the preparation, administration and monitoring of bidding documents and contracts.
  • Advanced Certificate in Contract Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in contract/purchase order management and administration.
  • Experience in using office support systems (e.g. SAP and Microsoft Office).
  • Experience in a procurement function involved in high risk, high value, complex work services and supplies covering a range of commodities.
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing technical terms and conditions and/or commercial schedules.
  • Experience in vendor management would be an added advantage.
  • Relevant Exposure in the Mining Industry would be an added advantage.
  • Mandarin would be an added advantage
  • Code B or BE/ CE Drivers License.

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