Tuesday , December 5 2023

Careers at ABSA – Procurement Specialist

Website Absa Group

Job Description:

To provide advice and support in the development and implementation of procurement planning and associated service delivery processes, methods and techniques; enabling the procurement of company goods and or services in compliance with org. policy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop commodity strategies, category plans and commercial solutions aligned to “best in class” business drivers for delivering specific components thereof.
  • Develop a fact-based category plan to appropriately understand market analytics and category dynamics, these include Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models, comparative analysis, spend analysis, trend analysis, risk analysis, benchmarking etc.
  • Assist the Procurement Manager in delivery of commercial and contractual elements through commercial negotiations, leading to contract award.
  • Ensure all financial, risk, strategic and commercial considerations are optimised through the use of due diligence checks, best in class strategies and general market knowledge.
  • Develop comprehensive business cases in order to support strategies for approval by senior stakeholders such as Head of Operations, Head of Self-service Devices and Head of IT.
  • Work with identified business areas to embed and ensure compliance to the Group Procurement policy as reported in the monthly supplier risk reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Analytical and strong presentation skills, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and senior internal and external stakeholder relationship management skills.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise Supply Chain Management Procurement Knowledge Category Management Procurement Process
  • SAP/ Coupa experience
  • End to end procurement sourcing experience accountability for various of commodities, (ATM / Self-service / Cash Handling Device Hardware, Software and Maintenance, IT, Professional Services, HR, Banking Operations).
  • CIPS Qualification Procurement First Degree
  • Strong experience negotiating across a range of commodities with strategic suppliers.
  • Demonstrated experience with legal contracting and drafting.
  • Bachelor`s Degrees Supply Chain, Business Management, Commerce
  • Tactical Sourcing
  • Proven 5-6 Years’ Procurement Experience in a Supply Chain Management / Procurement environment.

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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