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Project Category Specialist

South Africa, Johannesburg
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Job Title: Project Category Specialist - Procurement
Location: Cape Town
Salary: Open
Contract/ Perm: 3 year contract

Position Details:
Key Job Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
• Development and execution of Project Procurement and Contracting Plans
• Pro-active sourcing of materials and services locally and internationally
• Contracting and Compliance administration tasks and systematic filing
• Negotiation of commercial and legal Ts & Cs
• Preparation of tenders, contracts, statements of work, material and service orders with new and existing suppliers, within tight timeframes
• Ability to work with Company and Supplier legal counsels on contract reviews and redline negotiations
• Coordinate and facilitate the preparation of supplier qualifications and vendor creation through a Shared Services team
• Interface with Business Leaders, Managers, Business Representatives, Suppliers and Other Stakeholders locally and internationally regarding contracting and procurement matters
• Apply policies and practices to improve business results while maintaining positive relationships
• Navigate and use procurement systems including Ariba, SAP and MS Office
• Manage Total Cost of Ownership by applying Category Management best practices to meet business objectives
• Able to work in a high volume and fast paced environment
• Manage own time to ensure efficient and productive work output
Required (Basic) Qualifications / Skills / Experience:
• Relevant degree in Business/Supply Chain Management, Law or Engineering
• Experience using Ariba and SAP Procurement/Materials Management systems
• Experience with NEC3/4 and FIDIC model form agreements
• Strategic Sourcing and Supplier (+Subcontractor) Management experience
• Procurement/Supply Chain knowledge and/or experience
• Familiar with the P2P processes
• Commercial / legal Acumen / Business Savvy
• Strong planning, prioritization and time-management skills
• Strong communication, organizational and administration skills
• Ability to handle high volume of workload with competing priorities and deadlines
• Strong work ethic and commitment to deliver results the right way yet with a sense of urgency
• Ability to function individually and in a team with minimal supervision.
• Good negotiation and problem solving skills
• Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
• Ability to build strong customer-focused relationships with Business Partners
• A change agent
Preferred Qualifications / Skills / Experience:
• Manufacturing work experience within Oil and Gas / relevant industry
• Experience in developing and applying total cost ownership (TCO), Should Cost Modeling, Price/Cost Analysis, Risk management and other category management techniques
• Direct experience in analyzing, reviewing, and negotiating agreements/contracts
• Experience in domestic and international agreements
International/Relocation Considerations:
• Relocation within South Africa may be considered.

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South Africa
Cobus Steyn
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