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Strategic Buyer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree in Logistics or Procurement
Experience5 years' experience

Job Description

The purpose of the role is to lowest total cost for Quality, Delivery, sustainability and Performance.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the negotiation and sourcing of total lowest cost supply, quality and performance for required goods and services purchased against approved specifications.

• Design and Implementation of a sourcing strategy.

• Manage Working Capital to optimal levels with specific focus on Payables and tools to minimize physical inventory

• Participate in meetings and co-ordinate activities with chosen suppliers.

• Analyse and optimize the P2P process related to the spend category through the right choice of procurement tools

• Derive a negotiation strategy from category positioning and negotiate to achieve the objectives defined in alignment with the business

• Provide pricing forecasts

• Provide demand forecasts

Key Requirements:

• Degree in Logistics or Procurement

• Computer Literate with knowledge of SAP

• Minimum 5 years’ experience within a procurement or Supply Chain function.

• Good procurement process knowledge, Project management and sourcing strategies.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 558 5110. You can also contact Stephanie on 021 555 0432

or email us:

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