2 Feb '20
Chief Procurement Officer

Business Services, Gauteng Tshwane (Pretoria)

R 10 Annually

The main purpose of the role is to lead and oversee the end to end Company procurement function by providing overall leadership to the solutions oriented procurement team. The need to balance the compliance requirements with the best “value for money outcomes is integral to this role.

The main purpose of the role is to lead and oversee the end to end Companyprocurement function by providing overall leadership to the solutions oriented procurement team. The need to balance the compliance requirements with the best “value for money outcomes is integral to this role. The role will be responsible for providing the necessary leadership, vision, direction and structure to the procurement function in order to drive effective, efficient and value add procurement planning, sourcing and co ntract management activities that are aligned with the organisation’s strategic priorities and business needs. The Chief Procurement Officer role falls within the Enterprise Services and Support Cluster.

Minimum
Qualification Experience Required
Relevant Honours Postgraduate Diploma (NQF 8) AND 12- 15 years' experience in a procurement environment of a commercial entity with a national foot print, of which 4 6 years at senior management level.
ALTERNATIVE
Relevant Bachelor's Degree Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) AND 15 -18 years related experience

PEOPLE
Performance Management of staff for effective Employee Engagement & Performance Excellence
Engagement with internal stakeholders to ensure effective management of interdependencies
Engagement with external stakeholder to ensure the best procurement solution for the Company

PROCESS AND GOVERNANCE
Balances the overall compliance requirements of National Treasury, with a strong solutions orientation that serves the best interest of the business.
Develop and implement overarching policies, procedures, systems, structures and frameworks for all procurement related activities to deliver best practice procurement and contract management solutions - in line with procurement governance frameworks to fulfil legal and regulatory obligations and organisation’s capacity to efficiently and innovatively procure and manage goods and services.
Manage the end-to-end procurement value chain.
Provide expert, authoritative advice to key stakeholders on aspects of procurement strategy and practice to inform business planning and action, encourage innovative approaches and enhance value through improved procurement efficiency and outcome.
Lead high-level negotiations with procurement partners and suppliers and establish a collaborative stakeholder and strategic supplier relationships to maximise the organisation’s influence and to develop and implement procurement arrangements and frugal initiatives that deliver optimal value for money results.
Advise business leads and provide customised solutions to build procurement performance capability and performance across the organisation.
Establish and lead an organisation wide procurement governance risk management framework to monitor, manage, and drive procurement performance, ensure compliance with relevant legislative policies, manage risk and realise opportunities.
Establish Objectives and Key Results, qualitative, and qualitative metrics, report and evaluate the benefit and performance of all procurement activities, and lead improvement planning and implementation in consultation with key stakeholders.

FINANCIAL
Prepares Procurement Resource Plan
Provide input into Company Resource Plan Enterprise Strategy
Accountable for the effective husbanding of all financial and material resources within procurement environment
Complies with all requirements of PFMA and relevant Treasury and Company policies and regulations

LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES
Strong leadership teams consist of individuals who collectively bring a diverse skills and attributes set that complements one another. Notwithstanding, every potential leader should display a set of core leadership attributes in addition to the role specific ski lls and attributes.

Ad Visible Until: 29 February 2020
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Vacancy Type: Permanent