Senior Advisor Sourcing - Sandton

Key Responsibilities:



  • Overall management and control of the tender process within sphere of control

  • Tender processes, including RFIs, RFQs, RFPs

  • Ensure supplier accreditation and vetting process is complied without any exception.

  • Commercial evaluation of vendor submission

  • Good understanding of global / local Supplier market

  • Management and control of preferred vendors

  • Commercial negotiations with preferred vendors

  • Identify and recommend alternative suppliers, products and or services to minimize cost and risk subject to the company criteria including end-user requirements.

  • Establish contracts where and if applicable subject to the company applicable policies.

  • Development of reports and recommendations within sphere of control for the business

  • Calculate Total Cost of Ownership / Life Cycle Cost to the company over the lifespan of the required product / service

  • Documented recommendations and presentations to the company Management and applicable committees

  • Maintain end-user / departmental SLAs.

  • Participate in supplier post assessment for supplier subsequent supplier selection and or development initiatives.


Skills:



  • 3 or 4 year degree B degree or B degree + honours


Experience:



  • Essential qualifications + at least 5 years extensive experience in a sourcing and procurement environment  preferably telecommunications

  • Where incumbents do not have the relevant qualifications - 6+ years experience in a technical field 3 of which to be operating in a specialist role

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