Saturday , September 23 2023

MTN Job Vacancies – Senior Manager: Supply Chain Business Partner

Website MTN

Job Description:

The Senior Manager: Supply Chain Business Partner is responsible for the oversight and management of Procurement governance, processes, and controls in line with GSSC guidelines & policies. The Senior Manager will be responsible for the management of Procurement & Sourcing for Finco and liaise with GSSC for critical RFP, vendor selection etc. Further the Senior Manager will also provide required support for any Opco related local category sourcing.

Fintech is entering a new phase where operational and commercial excellence has become critical for success. A separate Company has been set up to drive financial products and services to expand the reach and speed of operations. There is an increased focus in the commercial areas, new products and services and scaling up of Digital capabilities. The incumbent must therefore ensure the successful delivery in context of:

  • An expertise-based multicultural Fintech organisation
  • A dynamic and evolving field of Fintech/Financial Services industry
  • Revolutionary workforce practices which are bringing together global labour markets
  • Convergence in markets and exploration of non-traditional revenue streams requiring complex interpretation and structuring
  • Evolving industry sector constantly presenting new challenges and opportunities to the core businesses
  • Dynamic legal and regulatory environment
  • Agile ways of working
  • Product and Customer driven operations

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with GSSC and Finco Opco local sourcing teams and support Group Finco in managing Sourcing & Procurement requirements
  • Ensure SCM processes alignment and compliance to the Y’ello Book (where applicable)
  • Manage the procurement plan and budget in line with the with long-term strategy, for meeting the operational and investment requirements
  • In line with Category allocations (Global/Local), manage Finco sourcing and procurement activities, including but not limited to, RFx and e-reverse auctions, spend reports, vendor selection etc.
  • Accountable for supplier management activities, including but not limited to, supplier registration, qualification, and de-activation etc.
  • Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors, in line with approved guidelines and process
  • Support the various Business Verticals in Finco with contracting. Work with legal teams to ensure contracting process, templates, terms and conditions etc. are followed
  • Support the various Business Verticals in developing RFQ, RFI, RFP documents
  • Provide inputs and recommendations on balancing competitive pricing, vendor selection, risk etc.
  • Analyze the marketplace to find supplier that provide best product/service cost, quality and delivery objectives ensuring maximum bottom-line impact
  • Support initiation of item additions to existing Purchasing Category
  • Control of all activities involved in acquiring central goods or services and managing their flow from the supplier within the company
  • Implement the Procurement governance framework in collaboration with GSSC where applicable
  • Identify and mitigate risks to protect the Finco business from potential losses
  • Consolidate external regulatory requirements (e.g., disclosure and reporting)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Supply Chain, Business or relevant field
  • Master’s degree preferable or relevant professional qualification (e.g., CSCP)
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in SCM or senior business management roles
  • MBA or Masters (advantageous)
  • Experience in a similar leadership role with a large, global, multi-site organization
  • Experience in telecommunication/Financial Services/Fintech sectors
  • Experience in the design / development of overall strategies and programs with a keen disciplined focus on execution
  • Experience in the service management of business operations, including process design, measurement and improvements
  • Telecommunications industry experience preferred
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven and ability to motivate a fast-paced team
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Pan Africa multi-cultural experience is advantageous

Job Details:

Company: MTN

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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