Vaal University of Technology Vacancies – Supply Chain Manager

Website Vaal University of Technology - VUT

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effective Management of Procurement Processes i.e. Demand, Acquisition, Logistics Goods Receiving, Database and Contracts Management for the University
  • Formulate, develop and provide strategic direction with regard to Procurement processes and procedures
  • Ensure compliance, advisory services with regard to supply chain management policy, best practice and procedures,
  • Liaising with internal departments and suppliers in terms of project timelines and adherence to project completion
  • Ensure adherence to supply chain legislation PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Preferential Procurement policy framework Act and its regulations, Tax, BBBEE, CIPC, etc.
  • Co-ordinates and manages the tender processes
  • Operational support in terms of all procurement processes,
  • Monitors balance between SCM requirements and budget ensuring University can afford budgeted purchased
  • Works closely with stores to enforce optimal stock levels and cost-effective management of stocks and materials
  • Managing the contract award process and serve as a point of contact for suppliers on contractual matters
  • Create cost savings opportunities for the University by bulk buying, pooling efforts, economies of scale, etc.
  • Build strategic, professional and ethical relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Risk management on all procurement process
  • Continuous negotiations with suppliers with regard to products, prices, quality and available supply in the market in terms of suppliers’ commodities and or catalogues
  • Responsible for sound control environment, Internal and external audits and Reporting for Supply Chain Management department
  • Constantly maintain database for suppliers based on product quality and cost benefit analysis
  • Develops and updates database for suppliers in line with University policy
  • Sets and reviews staff performance and implements development interventions
  • Create an environment of motivation and loyalty of staff ensuring integrity of the total purchasing and stores system
  • Monthly, quarterly and adhoc reports

Job Requirements:

  • B-Tech in Purchasing/Logistics Management/Supply Chain Management; or BComm in Logistics/Procurement/Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • A minimum of six (6) years Procurement experience in the Procurement environment of which 4 years must be in the Managerial Level
  • Ms Office – Excel, Word & Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of ITS system will be an added advantage

Job Details:

Company: Vaal University of Technology – VUT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vanderbijlpark

Application Deadline: N/A

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