Supplier Development Officer

Based: Roodepoort, Gauteng & Cape Town
Ref No: SOL-IE-240402

We are seeking a Supplier Development Officer with strong interpersonal communication skills to join our team. This role requires proven experience in Supplier Development (or a relevant role); excellent computer skills, Data set analysis, and interpretation and report writing skills.

What you must have to apply:

  • Proven experience in a Supplier Development or relevant role
  • Related qualification will be a plus
  • South African valid passport will be a plus
  • 3-5 years working experience in supplier development or procurement
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages, with emphasis on excel (Intermediate/ to Advanced level)
  • Data set analysis, interpretation and good report writing skills
  • Pleasant personality, driven individual with a “make-it-happen” work ethic
  • Be able to interact and communicate effectively on all levels
  • Own vehicle
  • South African Citizenship, Clear Criminal Record, Valid Driver’s License *please note that candidates will be subjected to relevant screening processes in line with the functions and risks contained within the position

Some of what you will be doing:

  • Engage with multiple stakeholders internally and externally: efficiently liaise, interact and build lasting relationships
  • Assist in the selection of appropriate suppliers and contractors, to promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing standards and costing
  • Draft an appropriate service level agreement to properly monitor, evaluate and improve the performance of suppliers, and report on this on a regular basis
  • Maintain an effective database and a performance tracking system for all suppliers
  • Set and plan how to achieve supplier accreditation and service level management
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and renegotiate prices on a regular basis
  • Maintain contracts with vendors
  • Develop sourcing strategies
  • Weekly and monthly reporting and statistics

Think you are a candidate? This is how you apply.

Closing Date : 21 April 2024

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