Group Procurement Manager (Hospital Group) – Constantia Kloof

The main purpose of this position:

The incumbent will provide direction and structure to the group procurement function. He or she will manage the procurement strategy, planning and supplier management by establishing and institutionalising best practices, whilst overseeing day-to-day procurement activities to deliver a sustainable competitive advantage, aligning the procurement function to the Group’s BBBEE and other social initiatives.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and manage the Group procurement process and budget across the
  • Group, including South Africa and our African hospital operations
  • Drive procurement efficiencies to ensure the Group obtains optimal benefits as it relates to quality, pricing, etc.
  • Determine and maintain optimal stock holding to ensure continuity of supply
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure improved efficiency, and service delivery across all spend categories
  • Continuously identify cost reduction opportunities for direct, indirect, and Capex transactions and assesses their effectiveness
  • Maintain standardised commercial practices within the procurement function
  • Develop and implement procurement policies and standards
  • Maintain category/regional strategic sourcing relationships with suppliers to ensure uninterrupted supply to support operations and corporate objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate contractual arrangements to ensure that the vendors comply with the agreed terms and conditions
  • Drive initiatives to foster the development of new suppliers in line with the Group’s BBBEE and strategic requirements
  • Identify new opportunities to utilise technology and analytics to streamline, automate and improve processes, compliance, and cost savings
  • Familiarisation with various Procurement Software platforms
  • Foster knowledge sharing and effective communication with the various facilities and departments

 

Requirements:

  • BComm degree in finance, supply chain management, logistics or business administration or equivalent
  • Previous Healthcare experience will be an advantage
  • Advanced Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • 5-10 years relevant extensive experience in sourcing and stakeholder engagement
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques– Corporate tenders, facility management, supply of products and services

 

Interested?

Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to tracy@glass-house.co.za

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