Procurement & Logistics Manager – (Supply Chain Development) Job Purpose • • • To provide an account management service to the nominated business

units ensuring that best practice procurement techniques are adopted to achieve lowest cost of ownership and ensure that agreed service levels are achieved. To drive and support supply chain best practice through identifying and implementing practices which reduce cost, and increase flexibility and speed to market. Ensure that contracts with suppliers define supply chain requirements and are monitored through Key Performance Indicators.

Job Outline • Provide support to the Vice President, Procurement & Logistics and Manager Procurement & Logistics, by developing and implementing strategies to deliver the lowest total cost of ownership for acquisition of capital, goods or service items. Working with user departments, evaluate and supply chains so as to ensure that optimum lead-times, minimum order quantities, stock commitments, stock consolidation, delivery frequencies, INCO terms and stock locations are negotiatied and enhanced for all new contracts/products as well as to review existing agreements. Ensure that sourcing, pre-qualification and evaluation of suppliers is carried out as per company standards/policies to assess what services and products they are qualified to provide thereby ensuring that the correct products and services are available. Ensure that the tender documents are developed and lead cross-functional teams to produce detailed specifications (where appropriate, in conjunction with Legal and other departments) and to subsequently issue for tender to obtain equal and competitive quotations. As an account manager, provide expert advice to customer departments during product design phase in order to optimize value for money to the Group. Negotiate contract prices and terms and conditions where business impact/value/risk is deemed high, to ensure that the Companys' best contractual and commercial position is attained. Ensure that supply and commercial risk is minimized Liaise & communicate closely with Customer Departments at all times to ensure that the Customer Department is fully involved in the procurement process. The successful development with these relationships at SVP, VP & Grade 10 level is crucial to ensure efficient and effective supplier selection. Proactively search for and identify opportunities for cost reduction wherever possible. Benchmark the performance of their sections against available statistics/indicators and identify areas for improvement. This will include knowledge of technical advances, market developments and other relevant changes in the supply market.

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Critical Competencies • • • • • • Customer Service Orientation Teamwork Interpersonal Ability Leadership Problem Solving and Decision Making Influence and Negotiation

Qualifications • • Educated to Degree level in a relevant business field. Preferably CIPS qualified (Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply)

Experience • • • • • Contract Management experience of 8+ Years Be able to demonstrate global supply chain management experience. Preferably experienced in a large commercial organisationin the middle management level with strong financial. The job holder must have a proven track record of analytical decision-making, with strong commercial acumen. He/she must have proven organisational and negotiation skills. The job holder will often be required to influence the decision making process of line departments. To do so effectively, the job holder must have be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at senior levels. Experience of working with major procurement systems i.e. Oracle / SAP.