Procurement Specialist (Mining) - Gauteng

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • In working for a well established mining company, the successful candidate will be focusing on the procurement of manganese from various mines across Africa. Best case scenario is the candidate based in Gauteng, South Africa. However this position is not an office based position and the candidate will be required to do extensive travel nationally and internationally. The successful candidate must have extensive experience in Manganese Iron ore and a deep understanding of procurement from within various countries.


  • Company: Mining company
  • Location: Gauteng based
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2020
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: OPEN
  • Salary: Market related - Negotiable
  • Qualifications: Relevant Tertiary Qualification preferred
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Having a major focus on procurement
  • Sourcing Manganese Iron ore around the globe.
  • Utilising a sold understanding of procurement and logistics costs in moving the commodity.
  • Utilising Trading knowledge in commodities
  • Developing a growth strategy focused on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conducting research to identify new markets
  • Arranging business meetings with clients.
  • Business development and business intelligence, utilising procurement experience
  • Organising logistics for expression of Interest, Bids and RFP submission
  • Building long term relationships with new and existing providers

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification Preferred
  • 10 years exp in iron ore/manganese and mineral mining
  • Self starter and solid track record
  • High energy levels.
  • Valid driver's license
  • International travel will be required

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