Procurement Supplier

at Outsurance
Location Centurion, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Logistics & Transportation Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Minimum Requirements...


  • Relevant Qualification in Supply Chain / Procurement / Business Administration / Commerce essential


  • Minimum 1-3 years technical experience, AND
  • Minimum 1-3 years management experience
  • Procurement / Supply Chain experience in motor industry advantageous

Job Specification...


  • Accurate and timeous reporting of relevant management information to Procurement General Manager
  • Assist the Procurement General Manager in developing of procurement policies, procedures, processes
  • Build strategic, professional and ethical relationships with internal clients and service providers
  • Ensure all business systems are updated with the relevant contract information and documentation
  • Manage the performance of service providers in line with the SLA (Service, Transformation and Cost)



  • Manage a panel of service providers to ensure that the following deliverables are met at operations committee (OPSCO) level:
    • Customer Service
    • Transformation / B-BBEE
    • Cost management
  • Contract administration
  • Root-cause analysis and corrective action on service failures
  • Performance management and contract termination
  • Supply and demand balancing across South Africa
  • Fair and transparent application & appointment process
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders
    • Service Providers
      • General enquiries/complaints resolution
      • Market research and pricing data
      • Discussions, negotiations and communication around rates, fees and discounts
      • Meeting facilitation
    • Assessing, Claims and Customer Liaison Team (CLT) functions
    • Procurement function
      • Non-motor commercial team
      • Administrators
    • Voluntary and Regulatory bodies in the industry


The ideal candidate should demonstrate the following:

  • A way of work that anticipates the requirements of various stakeholders when engaging through all mediums of communication
  • A passion for consensus-based decision making
  • The ability to deliver in a high-pressure, innovative environment
  • Curiosity and comfort with numbers and large data sets
  • A level of influence that creates buy-in and win-win outcomes with stakeholders
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • The ability to engage at strategic, tactical and operational levels of the business
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills
  • Ownership of personal development
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