Group Procurement Services Analyst (Mpumalanga)

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • The successful candidate will be required to manage Group Contracts in order to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). By analyzing Contract spend from approved Vendors, identifying opportunities and implementing initiatives to reduce Total Cost to Company.


  • Company: Mining Company
  • Location: Witbank
  • Date Posted: 10 December 2018
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: South African (Open)
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Experience
  • Qualifications: Degree / National Diploma in Commercial or Procurement
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Identifying and assessing level of issues based on risk exposures in the area of responsibilities within company
  • Ensuring that Safety, Health, Environment and Quality compliances within team through efficient use of the Toolbox
  • Utilising the Information Management System (IMS) to analyse, identify trends, initiate, mitigate, investigate and report SHEQ status
  • Implementing, reviewing, managing procurement and Contract Management policies and procedures
  • Reviewing and ensuring Governance of Contract lifecycle policies and procedures
  • Managing Master Data and Auto Order sections
  • Maintaining and improving customer relationships with key stakeholders and key suppliers
  • Conducting audits and analyses of usage of procurement systems
  • Achieving synergies and leverages opportunities across sites
  • Improving Procurement to Payment processes and ensuring proactive procurement with the reduction of Total Cost of Ownership
  • Integration of Procurement, Maintenance, Operations and IT system processes
  • Auditing and reporting on site KPI’s and ensuring inclusion and alignments in site/group scorecards
  • Managing the Document Management System (User access, training) and SAP integration
  • Maintaining contract management and administration
  • Developing and maintaining group standard templates for contract management
  • Training Procurement to Pay process for internal customers
  • Conducting and analyzing bi-annual Group Spend Analysis on Materials, Service Masters, Material Groups, Suppliers and Commodities categories
  • Managing master data function in compliance with audit requirements and improving master data quality
  • Compiling of continuous improvement, monthly GPS, Business Unit and Group Procurement reports and maintaining of GPS dashboards.
  • Identifying business opportunities for improvements within the procurement pipeline.
  • Increasing BEE spend on contract portfolio
  • Complying with Financial Policies and Procedures and protect company assets
  • Identifying and realizing cost-saving opportunities to achieve Group Procurement Services benefit targets and by negotiating contracts to bring value

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree / National Diploma in Commercial or Procurement
  • At least 4 years’ relevant experience within the Mining environment
  • Understanding principles of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Knowledge of procurement in an industrial environment
  • Knowledge of procurement to Pay Cycle
  • Understanding principles of Contract Management, Change Management and Spend Analysis
  • Understanding Mining Charter
  • Significant experience and knowledge on SAP or ERP advantageous

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