Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Job title: Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Location: Gaborone

Department: Finance

Supervisor: Chief Finance Officer

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the providing best practice procurement support for a range of activities within the procurement function of the Finance department and the business as a whole. The candidate will be a key member of the procurement team, responsible for managing the team.

The main duties include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the entire process of fleet vehicle acquisition, assignment, utilization, maintenance, repair, replacement, and disposal.
  • Manage the entire procurement process for various business contracts, including professional services, ICT, facilities management, eventing, and fleet.
  • Monitor supplier non-compliance with plans and service levels, taking timely remedial action, and intervening as needed through structured contract management.
  • Develop and maintain procurement policies and processes that align with the business’s strategic and business objectives.
  • Optimize costs effectively and efficiently, collaborating closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to maximize value for money.
  • Collaborate with internal clients and stakeholders to implement best practices and maintain effective procurement plans.
  • Manage and lead sourcing committees, ensuring timely sourcing requirements are met.
  • Ensure that procurement and supply chain management services are delivered in a customer-centric manner to both the business and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee the business’s property management, including property identification, lease administration, and engagement with landlords, letting agencies, and stakeholders.
  • Manage outsourced services such as security, cleaning, and transport.
  • Management of space planning and the allocation of furniture and necessary equipment.
  • Manage accommodation arrangements for expatriate employees and ensuring the disbursement of benefits for all executive management
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Skills:

  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a track record showing progress and achievements in increasingly senior roles in other relevant employment as well as experience of defining and running successful procurement projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team in a fast paced dynamic and changing environment.
  • Proven ability to achieve continuous process improvement in procurement and supply chain management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent influencing, persuasion and negotiating skills.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters or a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain or equivalent.
  • +5 years’ relevant experience in a similar senior role in an organisation with similar scale and complexity.
  • Extensive experience in procurement, a strong understanding of associated processes and compliance requirements.
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Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements can submit their applications, updated CV and certified copies of their academic certificates to: jobsbw.obw@orange.com

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Closing Date

Published Date:  21 March 2024

Closing Date: 04 April 2024

 

Only selected candidates will be contacted for interview