Posted 12 months ago

Buyer – Centurion

Job Features

Job CategorySupply Chain
Occupational levelJunior Specialist
DepartmentSupply Chain
Closing Date15th March 2018


Role Purpose

This role is responsible for operational buying and support to the Supply Chain Department in general administrative duties, including placing of orders, data analysis and information gathering. Expediting, ad hoc Procurement Officer duties and Master Data Administration duties also forms part of this role.

Main Outputs

  • Purchase materials, equipment and related services, and general office supplies.
  • Order Management: -Management of P-2-P transactions; Exception management; Non-Catalogue order execution (Free text); ID of late orders, price & quantity variances
  • Ensure overall management of request for Quotes process (e.g Obtain quotes, Evaluate & Award)
  • Manage Purchase Requests – Train on purchasing procedures and assist end users in initiating requisitions. Resolve all purchasing issues between requester and vendors.
  • Identification of potential “new” items for coding – Registration of new items on system aligned to contracts
  • Identification of commodities and services that should be migrated to contracts
  • Managing queries with Accounts Payable – Investigate and resolve supplier payment queries and problems
  • Gather data and documents to assist the Master Data Administrator. E.g B-BBEE Certificates

Key Competencies

The right person must have the following competencies:

  • RITCH Values – Respect, Integrity, Trust, Commitment, Honesty
  • Proactive
  • Adaptable
  • Planner/Organiser
  • Self-starter that’s Deadline Driven
  • Listen Skills
  • Mentor
  • Decisive
  • Professional
  • Attention To Details
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Collaborative team player, work co-operatively, and share responsibility with others
  • Exceptional Negotiation Skills
  • Able to handle pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

Qualifications and Skills

  • The Applicant must meet the following requirements: –
  • National Diploma in Supply Chain/Logistics/Purchasing
  • CIPS and others would be an advantage
  • Matric
  • Drivers’ License
  • 2-3 years purchasing experience with an excellent understanding of products/services and the costing thereof
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, Internet

Technical/Core Training

  • General Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Material Management

Manage Maverick Spend on Service and Commodities

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