Bidvest Bank Procurement Manager Jobs South Africa

Bidvest Bank Procurement Manager Jobs South Africa

About the Position

  • Managing the Procurement Function of the Bank and ensure due diligence is followed in terms of Procurement Policies and Procedures. Ensuring quality control and adherence to relevant legislation and tender processes

  • Finance: Manage costs within area and maximize profit and impact on ROFE

  • Review targeted supply arrangements to achieve optimal value for money based on total cost of ownership (price, quality, service and administration)

  • Managing the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term savings on costs

  • Monitor spend by doing a monthly analysis.

  • Identify suppliers in line with Code of Good Practice and business objectives.

  • Maximize intercompany spend - monthly reporting,

    Customer Centricity

    Daily operations within Procurement:

  • Monitor Supply Chain by highlighting Bank's BBBEE Procurement.

  • Refine System to manage collection of BBBEE certificates - GP and FA using data warehouse.

  • Action monthly follow up on 20 targeted suppliers.

  • Performa risk assessment on potential contracts and agreements.

  • Advise Head of Financial Control on Risks and ensure risk is mitigated.

  • Create awareness pertaining to procurement procedures throughout the Bank.

  • Establish and maintain sound supplier relationships.

  • Initiate, advise and execute appropriate course of action.

  • Responsible for the design, implementation and review of the Fixed Asset Policy, Deprecation and General procurement policies and procedures.


  • Ensure all mandatory reporting for Bank is done accurately and timeously.

  • Review and validate current supplier lists.

  • Oversee and manage the Bank's own BEE scorecard and ensure appropriate action is taken throughout the year on all elements to retain Bank's current contribution level.

  • Responsible for monthly intercompany spend report - report to EXCO.

  • CAPEX Spend Reporting to EXCO - monthly.

  • Branch Reports.

    Customer Service:

  • Advise internal departments on best practice for all projects/initiatives.

  • Build and maintain a long term relationships with vendors and suppliers.

  • Deliver credible and effective stakeholder relationships.

  • Oversee and conduct quarterly procurement committee meetings (arrange agenda, distribution packs, follow up on action items).

  • Chait
    the committee meetings.

  • Assist with due diligence reviews.


  • Overseeing and streamlining the processes for the BEE Warehouse Project.

  • My Market (New Platforms) - manage the Travel Management System Automated Purchase orders.

    Operational Excellence:


  • Render an advisory service to internal departments.

  • Identify and communicate potential risks pertaining to new initiatives, products and services.

    Learning and Growth:


  • Ensure multi-skilling takes place within the team and employees receives exposure in all areas of the function based on skill set and capabilities.

  • Arrange training and development exposure in line with identified development areas of employees and encourage employees to take ownership of professional development.

  • Coaching and mentoring.


  • Relevant degree (Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration.


  • 5 -7 years' in managing supply chain operations.

  • Knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.

  • Management Skills and Leadership.

  • Multi-tasking and time management skills.

  • Organizational and detailed oriented.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Office bound.

    Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Procurement processes and procedures.

  • Relevant legislation.

  • principles and tender processes.

  • SA Governing Bodies and reporting structures.

  • Reporting structures and timelines.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Business acumen.

  • Integrity

  • Management and leadership.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • BBBEE knowledge.

  • Code of Good Practice.

    Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years Purchasing & Procurement.

    Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bidvest Bank Procurement Manager Jobs South Africa

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