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23 Oct, 2019

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Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Occupational Level / Grade:  13
Nature of Contract: Permanent
Reports to:  Procurement Manager
Reporting to this post: None
Location/Base:  Pretoria Head Office
Travel Requirements:  Adhoc national travel
Budget Responsibilities:  None
Asset Responsibilities: Own assets and those used by others


The Procurement Specialist oversees the activities of the procurement  department and is responsible for purchases and monitoring of  internal procurement systems.


1. Procurement:

  • Following & enforcing the company’s procurement policies & procedures
  • Receiving of requisitions for RFQ’s
  • Sourcing of the relevant number of quotations as per policy threshold values and as per specifications submitted.
  • Receive and peruse quotations, evaluate quotations in conjunction with the requesting department, put quotations on a comparative basis.
  • Reviewing, comparing, analysing & approving products & services to be purchased
  • Maintaining & updating supplier information such as delivery times, product ranges etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations & negotiating contracts
  • Researching & evaluating prospective suppliers
  •  Processing the purchase requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Ensure timely submission of invoices to Finance
  • Facilitating system approvals for internal requisitions raised on the system.
  • Review Invoices and GRN’s processed in the system for payment, ensuring that the information is adequate and accurate.

 2. Supplier database:

  • Maintenance of the supplier data base.
  • Vetting of new suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier contracts.

N/B The employee will be required and expected to execute any lawful instruction given by the line manager or delegated person. 


  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Procurement
  • At least 2 – 3 years’ procurement experience within the NPO/NGO Space
  • Knowledge of PFMA and PPPFA
  • Knowledge of P2P Process
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.


  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Driver’s licence

To apply

Send Cv to Receiving email address: [email protected]


Application Deadline: Monday, 28 October, 2019

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