Wednesday , February 28 2024

CSIR Job Opportunities – Procurement Practitioner

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Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Procurement Practitioner in the Strategic Procurement portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible for purchasing goods and services for the CSIR within the allowed governance framework, business, and legislative requirements. T he position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Check requisitions for adherence to processes, accuracy and completeness;
  • Create cost savings opportunities and ensure the CSIR’s improvement in preferential procurement on a year on year basis;
  • Conduct analysis on procurement spend and BBBEE per division/portfolio as and when required;
  • Provide relevant procurement information, assess, and implement automated and streamlined actions to improve service delivery to the organisation;
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers to monitor adherence to service level agreements and manage transactional aspects of specific supplier contracts / agreements;
  • Manage all standard RFP and RFQ transactions above R30k (VAT inclusive);
  • Ensure alignment and compliance between client agreements / CSIR tender proposals and procurement activities;
  • Continuously follow up on all quotations, ensure competitiveness and compliance of all quotes before forwarding to clients;
  • Manage procurement activities throughout the purchasing and supply chain including procurement activities resulting from CSIR client contracts and CSIR tender proposals;
  • Measure supplier performance and evaluations, update and keep all procurement records;
  • Expedite orders to ensure timely delivery and excellent service to all clients;
  • Consistently identify new technically compliant, transformed, and competitive suppliers of goods and services required to deliver on the CSIR’s procurement requirements;
  • Ensure that suppliers required to deliver goods and services are appropriately registered;
  • Create purchase requisitions daily with accuracy, manage and timeously respond to all standard inquiries;

Job Requirements:

  • Self-management and assertiveness skills;
  • E-procurement knowledge, sourcing and buying skills;
  • Thorough understanding of the business processes;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet demanding deadlines;
  • Teamwork, flexibility, and adaptability skills;
  • Problem solving, negotiation and communication skills;
  • Customer service and quality orientation.
  • Financial knowledge and numerical skills;
  • Good understanding of the CIDB Regulations;
  • Good understanding of designated sector procurement;
  • Good understanding and experience of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO);

Qualification & Experience:

  • A National Diploma in supply chain management or equivalent qualification with at least three years’ experience in a supply chain / procurement management environment;

Job Details:

Company: CSIR

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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