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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR750K - R550K
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelors Degree (MBA is preferred) in supply chain and purchasing
Experience5 years experience, in a lead sourcing or procurement management position

Job Description

Our client who is withing the FMCG industry is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join their dynamic team

Minimum Requirements

-Bachelors Degree (MBA is preferred) in supply chain and purchasing

-At least 5 years experience, in a lead sourcing or procurement management position with direct responsibility for -supplier management and pricing/cost decisions.

-Knowledge of strategic sourcing processes

-Proven leadership and project management skills

-Computer proficiency (MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, and Powerpoint)

-Experience in working with SAP MRP Systems with an overview of total SAP system functionality

Key Performance Areas

-Develop and manage supply chain agreements

-Develops and execute sourcing strategies in line with company goals and objectives

-Review long term contracts

-Align sourcing strategies

-Keeps abreast of trends and developments in the field

-Ensure that sourcing objectives are met

-Manage the supplier selection process

-Develop and implement cost reduction strategies

-Implement cost control measures

-Track and evaluate supplier performance

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 724 7757. You can also contact Tercia on 021 555 0432 .

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

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