G4S Procurement Specialist - Centurion - Jobs in South Africa

G4S Procurement Specialist - Centurion - Jobs in South Africa

Job Introduction:

G4S Cash Solutions has a vacancy for a Procurement Specialist based in Centurion.

Reporting to the National Procurement and Logistics Manager, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely administration/completion of the procurement process in line with company policies and procedures.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which management plays within a successful business unit.

The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

Role Responsibility:

  • To play a strategic role in the achievement of procurement savings for the company.
  • To conduct procurement processes and achieve savings in line with strategic targets​
  • Identify spend areas for savings achievement
  • Align projects with annual procurement strategy
  • Set procurement targets
  • Project manage , record, track and report all procurement projects and savings
  • Assist to identify purchase specifications for key products and services
  • Create required RFP documents and manage process
  • Collate pricing analysis documentation and formulas
  • Ensure quality assurance processes exist per key (strategic) supplier
  • Ensure service level agreement (SLA’s) are created per Tender/RFP
  • Manage the supplier database from the vetting of the supplier through to end of lifecycle
  • Maintain and manage the supplier contract database including all yearly escalation negotiations.
  • Assist regions with supplier service delivery problems
  • Maintain and upkeep Policies and Procedures
  • Be compliant with, facilitate and maintain all audit requirements
  • Investigate possible supplier opportunities in-line with affirmative procurement policy
  • Source SMME / BEE suppliers in line with product / services requirement
  • Develop suppliers for future partnership
  • To facilitate the National building and facilities portfolio
  • Manage the national building and facilities contracts portfolio
  • Identify opportunities for rationalization, standardization and reduction of costs
  • Facilitate strategy goal achievement
    Management of costs
  • To oversee the Procurement BBBEE process
  • Understand and develop in the areas of Preferential Procurement and Supplier and
  • Enterprise Development
  • Collate all documentation required
  • Manage gap analysis process
    BBBEE procurement strategy goal achievement
  • To manage and oversee relevant employees
  • Ensure all team members have clearly defined job profiles
  • Facilitate poor performance management or employee relations management principles and processes should this be required
  • Provide support, coaching (train) and mentoring continuously to ensure that objectives are met
  • Allocate resources appropriately to ensure operational demands are met
  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Discuss all safety
    incidents on all levels
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
  • Distribute safety information as and when required

    The Ideal Candidate:
    Minimum qualification & experience:
  • A relevant Finance or Procurement degree or diploma would be an advantage.
  • 5 years’ relevant experience would be deemed appropriate at this level.

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
  • Knowledge of market trends
  • Knowledge of market indicators
  • Knowledge of market related prices
  • Knowledge of related legislation
  • Knowledge of the retail industry
  • Knowledge of financial principles
  • Knowledge of procurement principles
  • Knowledge of Fleet management
  • MS Office computer skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Working with complexity
  • Managing professionally
  • Delivering strategy
  • Leading people
  • Awareness of the market environment
  • Driving change
  • Customer thinking

    About the Company:

    G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

    G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.

    At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy.

    We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce.
    G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

    We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing.

    We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.

    We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm.

    We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.

    We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer.

    We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; G4S Procurement Specialist - Centurion - Jobs in South Africa

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