The role is responsible for the sourcing function of all the banks departmental needs. This includes planning, supply market research/sourcing, vendor selection, contracting and relationship management for the bank. The job holder is required to have a good understanding of the supply market and is an advisor to the business on the same, the job holder is individually accountable for achieving results through own efforts.
Provide support in sourcing strategy development, supply base rationalization and implementation
Perform / support contract analysis and risk evaluation; cost reduction; pricing analysis; and target price evaluation/negotiation for the bank
Negotiate and facilitate implementation of long-term agreements and / or partnerships within the category
Maintain knowledge database of supplier’s markets, sub-categories, capabilities, technology, cost analysis and key performance indicators within the bank
Develop and fully implement long term supply agreements for key strategic high value items and services for the bank
Develop, Implement and Maintain procurement Plans for the category of purchasing
Develop and fully implement supplier catalogues/pricelists within the ERP system
Drive category Management within supply chain with emphasis on category buying
Ensure harmonization of prices of goods and services procured by the entities from various suppliers at different times.
Develop and implement cost reduction targets in liaison with budget holders and suppliers
Monitor the performance of supplier to ensure they deliver quality goods & services as per contract/Purchase Order.
Enforce supplier Payment Terms that are, cost favorable to the company
Use category strategies to drive cost management
Drive Total cost of ownership approach to price evaluations
Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
Develop Purchasing SLA with all Internal & External stakeholder
Evaluate suppliers to ensure consistently high performance and value-addition
Manage all tender documentations/processes.
Ensure contract renewal/tendering processes is started at least 3 months before expiry of the current one.
Manage the bank’s budget –monitor expenditure against approved budget for the bank
Lead, develop and motivate staff to ensure that set objectives are met and exceeded in line with senior management and customer expectations on goals achievement and service delivery
Business Agility, Business Decisions
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm): Strategic Supply Management