Senior Advisor NLD Contract Specialist - Sandton

Location: Gauteng

Type: Permanent

Salary: R450, 000 per annum (Negotiable on experience and qualifications)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth costing analysis to determine total cost of ownership on the company NLD project including other special projects as may be required.

  • Source products and or services as may be required on an ongoing basis.

  • Co-ordinate and manage the Cross Functional Sourcing Teams during the execution of Sourcing activities.

  • Conduct analysis of vendor commercial and legal proposals to assess and position the company in the best possible cost and risk-aversive position.

  • Conduct commercial negotiations with vendors as may be required during the Sourcing Process.

  • Compile reports to motivate the award of successful vendors to the CFST, responsible GMs and CxOs as may be required.

  • Co-ordinate and manage contracting process.

  • Participate in contract management of NLD and other projects as may be required.

  • Conduct market analysis with the objective to expand the company supplier base considering the scope of work / area of responsibility.

  • Participate in investigations to identify and recommend alternative products and or solutions as may be required as alternative possible solutions.


  • 3 or 4 year degree or Diploma – prefer Cost and Management Accounting + BTech or similar commercial qualification 

Experience & Skills:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a sourcing or procurement environment with extensive participation in

  • Business case management

  • Management of sourcing projects from contract as well as management perspective

  • The normal sourcing activities related to process and procedure – eg. RFQ and RFP processes

  • Must have managed high level networks sourcing projects from tender publishing stage to final contract negotiations

  • Must have approximately 5 – 8 years of experience grounded in contract management

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