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ID 597083

Supply Chain Management Manager


  • A 3-year qualification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Purchasing or equivalent.


  • 3-5 years of experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • A 3-year qualification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Purchasing or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and public sector procurement experience in a functional/specialist area


  • Interpersonal
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical
  • Negotiation
  • Legislation, Policies and Procedures
  • Business Environment
  • Supervisory
  • Presentation
  • Planning and Reporting


  • Innovation
  • Team player
  • Tact
  • Judgement
  • Strategic thinker
  • Proactive

Other requirements

  • Required to work extensive hours
  • Undertake any reasonable duties as required by management.
  • Required to travel

Job scope:

Perform supply chain and demand management

  • Assist the development of the strategic objectives for Supply Chain Management in order to meet the strategic objectives.
  • Ensure the effective selection of Strategic Service Providers and management of the stability of the relationship.
  • Ensure effective management of supply chain processes in terms of Public Finance Management Act of 1999 and Treasury Regulations.
  • Ensure effective commodity management through a complete commodity policy in place, contracts in place for all standard commodities.
  • Coordinate appointment of bid committees.
  • Administer the bidding process up to finality.
  • Assist with the development and monitoring the implementation of the Demand management plans for the organization.
  • Manage the compilation and customization of bid documents and general conditions of bids.
  • Ensure the effective monitoring and implementation of sound procurement management systems.
  • Ensure the implementation of supply chain management policies, procedures, standards, systems and practices.
  • Take all precautionary measures to prevent irregular, unauthorized, fruitless and wasteful expenditure.
  • Ensure the effective provision of supply chain management support to departments.

Sourcing and acquisition Management

  • Provide advice in the compilation of tender documents.
  • Ensure acquisition of goods and services in an economical and efficient manner.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient management of tender specification and adjudication process, contract engagement process and contract value management to ensure effective management of contract agreements.
  • Review quotations submitted by suppliers based on specifications.

Supplier Management

  • Forge good relations with strategic or large and/or outsourced suppliers.
  • Conduct evaluation of the supplier performance.
  • Identify critical suppliers, supplier risks and ensure business continuity planning in terms of the identified risks.
  • Facilitate the development of technical expertise within the unit and keep abreast of technical developments.
  • Create and build partnerships with various internal and external stakeholders in support of the execution of the function.
  • Review and maintain the central supplier database.

Contract Management

  • Manage and assist in the compilation of contracts.
  • Ensure effective formalizations and monitoring of Service Level Agreement.
  • Manage and ensure the provision of procurement and contract management information, guidance and training to the organization.
  • Assist the business units in preparing and managing all contracts.
  • Maintain and update the Contract/Service Level Agreements Register
  • Manage Vetting of supply chain contracts and service level agreements.
  • Monitor contract expiry dates and notify end-users timeously.

Asset Management

  • Manage fixed assets
  • Oversee physical verification of assets(moveable and non-moveable)
  • Manage internal control of fixed assets including the movement of assets
  • Facilitate the process disposing of assets.
  • Ensure safeguarding and maintenance of assets.

Supply Chain Reporting

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports.
  • Prepare and review the annual procurement plan.
  • Report to NT on acquisitions of more than 100 000 and above.
  • Assist auditors to facilitate an effective audit and attend to any audit queries or findings that might arise.


  • Oversee the management and coordination of all financial reporting activities for the organization including organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets.
  • Constantly monitor and report on the company’s financial and accounting processes and procedures, take corrective action where necessary, and recommend improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Report on risk management.
  • Provide regular feedback to the CEO regarding the operation of the financial department and processes therein.

People/Staff Management

  • Monitor and manage staff performance within the division as appropriate in compliance with the Performance Management policy and processes.
  • Ensure achievement of department planned goals and targets.
  • Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance.
  • Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Practise sound labour relations within the approved conditions of service.
  • Ensure the implementation and adherence of the human resources policies, procedures and practices within the department.
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