Senior Commercial Specialist (Supply Chain / Contracts / Negotiation / Mining / Procurement / Strategic) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 641 1303 MHU

Reference Number: 641 1303 MHU


 


Job Description:


Our client is a leading mining company operating multiple mines across South Africa. The main purpose of this role is to develop and implement commodity, contracting and supplier strategies, commercial value release and security of supply initiatives; To provide commercial leadership and expertise within portfolio and support Procurement and Group Contracts with regards to execution of contract management strategy for allocated portfolio; To develop and maintain contracting strategies and contract lifecycle management for portfolio; To provide specialist commercial input for contracting across all business units; To provide a portfolio supervisory role in terms of contract vetting, resource allocation, people performance management and contract lifecycle management.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Identify, evaluate and support business partners/end-users to develop disciplined sourcing execution capabilities
  • Provide process advice to business partners/end-users through in transaction guidance and support
  • Working with various internal and external stakeholders to expand and enrich supply chain content
  • Contract lifecycle management for entire portfolio
  • Consultation, design, administer, facilitate and coordinate complete tendering process
  • Agree on supplier negotiation metric and negotiate with successful supplier in finalising contract terms and conditions
  • Responsible for contractually committing for the Company
  • Report on portfolio contract performance in line with agreed targets
  • Liaise with strategic sourcing teams on relevant commodity initiatives
  • Establish, manage and maintain all portfolio contracts
  • Manage supplier/vendor performance
  • Influence supplier development initiatives
  • Influence local economic development initiatives
  • Manage the drafting of the commercial agreement and finalise sign-off of commercial agreement with suppliers
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with customers and suppliers
  • Ensure correct contract templates are applied and that contracts implemented are correct, timeous and to the correct standard to support the portfolio contract strategy
  • Assist with the improvement of contract templates to stay current with the developments in functional area
  • Assist with development of streamlined business process to improve business process efficiency and eliminate duplication/bureaucracy
  • Participate in Communities of Practices (COP’s) aimed at enhancing the function and entrench functional alignment
  • Financial management: Develop key commercial indices tracking model to enable effective contract adjustments and provide inputs to Business Units (BU's) for budgeting purposes
  • Strategic alignment/planning: Communicate portfolio contract strategy and plan to end-users across BU's
  • Establish measurable portfolio targets from Group targets
  • Performance management: Clarify roles/responsibilities and expectations. Define individual performance standards, monitor and measure performance of direct reports. Take prompt action against non- performance
  • Maintain and ensure a healthy environment and safe operation practices


 


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • B Degree (Hons) (Relevant) (Essential/Minimum)
  • Management Development Programme / MBA (Essential/Minimum)
  • Relevant experience in supply chain or related; procurement; and contract management on a management level.
  • At least 6-8 years’ relevant experience at this level
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resources Planning and/or Cloud based procurement solutions (e.g. SAP MM, Coupa).


 


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Permanent role
  • Head Office based


 


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to mhuber@camining.com


 


 


Please visit www.camining.com or www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.


 


Mark Huber


Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment


CA Mining


 


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.


 


 

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