Procurement Manager

February 12, 2024

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Job Description

Description:

A leader in the global diamond mining industry seeks a Procurement Manager to oversee our procurement operations within the warehouse setting. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring operational efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance with company policies through strategic procurement practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage procurement policies and strategies to optimize cost, quality, and delivery of goods and services.
  • Oversee the procurement process, from requisition to delivery, ensuring alignment with operational and project timelines.
  • Manage supplier selection, negotiation, and relationship management pertinent to the diamond mining context.
  • Implement and oversee a procurement approval process for transactions up to R500,000, with significant or one-off purchases requiring additional approval from the COO and CFO.
  • Collaborate closely with the maintenance engineering department to ensure the timely procurement of technical equipment and supplies.
  • Conduct market analysis to stay informed of industry trends and leverage information for strategic procurement planning.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and environmental standards, particularly those relevant to diamond mining operations.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proven experience in procurement within a related industry, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in the mining sector.
  • Strong negotiation, strategic thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management and procurement software.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

Reporting Structure: Reports directly to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for financial planning and approvals.

Remuneration:

A competitive monthly salary ranging from R80k to R90k, reflecting the importance of this role within the organization and the expertise required.

The Procurement Manager will be a strategic addition to the team, ensuring the company’s continued success and operational excellence in the diamond mining industry.