Saturday, November 3, 2012

Empolyment - Procurement Officer - Wind Energy - Jhb South Africa

Procurement Manager - Johannesburg
Onshore Wind - Procurement
Ref: 113 Date Posted Thursday 01 Nov 2012
Procurement Manager

Our client requires a Procurement Manager, trusted with the general purchasing of parts for the tower sections and foundation for wind projects in South Africa.

The Role:
• Prepare vendor catalogue/database.
• Request for quotations and evaluate purchase enquiries.
• Negotiate with selected vendors.
• Define and finalize purchase agreements including scope of work, time schedule, payment terms and quality.
• Follow-up on progress reports and monitor production, delivery and receiver control from vendor to site.
• Prepare PO’s and budget input on projects.
• Establish SAP structure.
• Ensure agreed quality and time schedule for vendor and site deliveries.
• Plan site works/updates related to Tower Vertical.
• Collect and provide prices for towers and other items for sales offers and tenders.
• Define and implement processes in regard to request for quotations, evaluation of purchase enquiries, sales tasks and enquiry database.
• Conduct vendor inspection, external audit and process inspection during production.

The Requirements:
• Degree qualified in business administration/commercial or in an engineering discipline.
• Minimum 5 years of experience with strategic sourcing in international company preferably within the wind industry.
• Experience in project management.
• Fluent English.
• Negotiation and contract understanding.
• Strong business acumen.
• Customer handling skills.
• Supplier management skills.
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment and in a proactive fashion.

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