A prominent engineering firm based in Johannesburg and is looking to appoint a seasoned Commodity Specialist for a 6 months’ contract to provide commercial leadership in the commodity team that is responsible for the development and implementation of commodity strategies and other initiatives in delivering the procurement savings target.
Conduct supplier commercial negotiations
Run the tender process
Establish supplier contracts
Maintain and administer contracts pertaining to portfolio commodities
Developing portfolio focused supplier industry key economic indicators and cost models.
Qualifications and Experience:
A relevant Bachelor’s degree (technical, financial or commercial) is required, or CIPS Level 4
A post-graduate business or finance degree or similar would be an added advantage
3 years supply management experience in a large organization.
Sound knowledge of Supply Management / Procurement.
Sound knowledge of best practice SM processes Sound knowledge of systems, especially as enablers of Strategic Sourcing.
Understanding of technical and operational requirements of a business including capital requirements.