Buyer – Ref No: BL/00009/20

Johannesburg - Fixed Term
APACE: Project Management

Anova is looking for a skilled Buyer to ensure that appropriate controls are in place and execution of best procurement practices are implemented within the department.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms.
  • Devise and implement effective procurement and sourcing strategies.
  • Develop systems that source credible, value-adding suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships.
  • Automize procurement process to eliminate bottlenecks in sourcing to delivery.
  • Assesses total costs of company purchases and alert business management of anomalies.
  • Facilitate training programs to ensure understanding of Procurement Policies and SOP’s.
  • Open Tenders and dispatch necessary parts to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely delivery of the goods or start of the Services as per SLA.
  • Monitor on-going contracts status, amendments, and contract renewal discussions.
  • Ensure accurate administration of all the contractual documents in line with company standards and procedures.
  • Conduct site visits and review of suppliers.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • A degree in an appropriate discipline (Economics/ Supply Chain Management/ Logistics/Business Administration) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a buyer or in a similar role.
  • Buying experience in a plant environment will be an added advantage.
  • Strong working knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as an aptitude for reading the market.
  • Solid knowledge of supplier or third-party management software.
  • Outstanding decision-making, analytical skills, and an ability to work well with numbers.
  • Understanding of good governance ethics, BBBEE, SLA development, Procurement Principles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with stakeholder engagement.

Submit your CV and application letter to Boitumelo Leduma at suppserv@anovahealth.co.za

Closing date: To Be Announced.

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