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.
- 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.
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.