Logistics Procurement Officer – Johannesburg


Purpose Of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Logistics Procurement Officer for a permanent position based in Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Experience in a supply chain and distribution environment, cross-functional would be advantageous. The ideal candidate is responsible for procurement and sourcing of high-quality products locally and internationally, identify best sources of supply and services that meet the organization’s requirements.


Logistics Procurement Officer – Johannesburg

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric; Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • At least 5 years’ experience within a similar environment responsible for all cross-functional duties including but not limited to:
  • Hands-on procurement, supplier negotiations, logistics and stock management in a multi-branch environment.
  • Experience in Logistics will be advantageous.
  • Fully au fait with MS Office at intermediate level and MS Excel at Advanced level
  • Clear criminal record

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Responsible for procurement and sourcing of high-quality products locally and international, identify best sources of supply and services that meet the organization’s requirements.
  • Ability to develop business case for the appointing and cancellation of suppliers
  • Assist senior management in establishing procurement practices and policies for the group
  • Promote and develop comparative model to analyse offering of new and existing suppliers.
  • Negotiate rates and payment terms with suppliers
  • Maintain all system information.
  • Oversee all stock management, warehousing, documentation, and supplier management.
  • Performs branch procurement adherence audits
  • Follow approved processes and principles to procure and ensure that these are formalized by the way of a contract or written agreement.
  • Manage and report on supplier performance (poor performance, compliance, SLA, dispute resolution etc.)
  • Maintain and co-ordinate Procurement activities, administration and liaison across BU’s.
  • Manage document control using the appropriate sources (SharePoint, shared drives, intranet sites etc.
  • Address vendor and customer enquiries/queries about order changes or cancellations.
  • Attend on an adhoc basis regular meetings with key suppliers updating requirements, forecasts, and performance matters.
  • Contract administration activities that ensure effective purchasing.
  • Prepare invitation-of-bid forms, and mail forms to suppliers or distribute forms for public access
  • Assist with Tender process and associated communication.
  • Documentation associated with successful/unsuccessful tenders.
  • Expediting of orders and Procurement transactions
  • Update Vendor report that addresses the monthly checking of:
  • BBBEE Certification Relevant Accreditation
  • Compliance documents
  • Expiry dates
  • Admin activities such as:
  • Updating contract register
  • Updating Vendor lists
  • Updating catalogues
  • Updating survey reports
  • Perform reconciliations as required

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under extreme pressure
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Good verbal and written Communication
  • Trustworthy
  • Maintain confidentially
  • Very detail orientated
  • Compliance to Instructions & Procedures.
  • Ability to Analyse Spend and Identify Market Trends
  • Data Management & Analysis

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