Category Buyer at Kilombero Sugar | March 2024

March 25, 2024
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Job Description

Job Purpose
The successful candidate will actively manage and drive effective local procurement and continuous optimization to support the strategy of increased contract buying.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day buying / related planning using new system (“one touch”).
  • Manage and execute buying process for off-contract transactions.
  • Respond to and implement findings from analytical data and reports to drive. efficiencies and identify opportunities for optimization of contract buying or improved inventory management.
  • Implement agreed best practices, minimum standards, policies, processes, tools, technology and enablers.
  • Understand and know the MID catalogue to ensure compliance to this as far as possible.
  • Ensure buying process is procedurally compliant and documentation for audit and SHERQ purposes are available.
  • Lead and manage supplier performance management for non-contracted vendors (collaboration between contract management, buyers and expeditors).
  • Build a network/database of reliable suppliers based on specific business needs.
  • Communicate with line managers and suppliers to ensure Procurement expectations are being met.
  • Work with line managers to gather performance data to manage the quality of service with established vendors.
  • Provide support and coaching to end-users where required.
  • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC).

Job Qualification and Experience

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (B Com, BA-PSM, BSc)
  • 3 years’ experience in Procurement / Purchasing / Supply chain management.
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of Procurement processes and supply chain management.
  • Ability to engage/manage/partner with stakeholders.

Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Fixed Term Contract.

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