Manager: Procurement (m/f)


Bokomo is recruiting a Manager: Procurement (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Reporting to the Head: Procurement, the incumbent will be required to:
  • Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to develop and implement procurement strategies that enhance the competitive advantage of the business
  • Implement “best in class” transaction reduction programs to optimize resources and build efficiencies into the procurement process
  • Act as a risk manager in the development and maintenance of strategic supplier relationships
  • Responsible for supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness objectives
  • Manage end to end material planning process including but not limited to demand planning review; historical usage and customer forecasts, demand/supply balancing; inventory pipeline analysis, and recommended purchase requisitions for all production materials
  • Review all engineering changes that impact material or supplier including but not limited to review and approval of engineering change notices, assignment of resources, manage any phase in/phase out of new and old material, and qualification of any new supplier
  • Review and manage supplier end of life process to effectively manage supplier notice received for end of life, in terms of launching re-designing and/or procuring a last time quantity of materials
  • Lead continuous improvement projects for material planning and procurement, including but not limited to cycle time reduction, improved planning accuracy and performance, process efficiency and automation, and new supplier launch
  • Review and approve all material planning purchase requisitions and purchase orders in line with company approval matrix
  • Perform “what if” and post mortem analyses as tools for continuous improvement
  • Document key procurement and material planning processes, recommend improvements & implement those enhancements
  • Prepare key reports for management review, including but not limited to; inventory analysis, late and potentially late order analysis, end of life, and key project plan updates
  • Investigate and implement new methods of purchasing commodities and services to reach and maintain inventory targets and market competitiveness
  • Act as mentor and advisor to staff and subordinates to resolve supply chain, production, and technical problems
  • Act as a liaison between the Bokomo Procurement Department and --Pioneer Procurement Department
  • Prepare key reports for management review, including PPV, inventory analysis, late and potentially late order analysis, end of life, and key project plan updates
  • Diploma in Procurement or Supply Chain Management
  • 5 years’ experience in Procurement/Material Planning/Material Management
  • 3 years’ management experience
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced skills in Excel for analysis, planning & reporting, ability to create, manipulate, utilize spreadsheets, word processing programs
  • Proficient knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • SAP experience in SAP module Material Management
  • Ability to analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 14.11.2022
  • Expires 30.11.2022
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