Eskom South Africa: Buyer Commodities Vacancies – 20 Positions

Posted on :

7 Jun, 2014

Category :

Logistics Jobs in South Africa

Task Grade : T09

Area of Speacialization : To provide a dedicated procurement service for unique, non-standard and/or ad-hoc stock requirements for Engineering, Sales and Customer Services and Logistics clients complying with procurement policies, procedures and practices

Department : Tactical Procurement

Business Unit : Generation

Location : Various

Reference Number : 329-1675796MSM

Closing Date : 13/6/2014


Minimum Requirements

o Diploma in purchasing i.e. Matric + 2 years tertiary qualification and/or CPIM

Related minimum experience:
• 3-5 years in Procurement


Skills and Competencies

• Business principles
• Purchasing in Eskom 1+11
• Negotiation Skills
• Decision Making
• Purchasing calculations
• Communication
• Procurement Concepts
• Innovation
• Foreign Exchange Applications
• New Engineering Contracts
• Adjudications of offers


Key Responsibilities

• Purchasing non-standard and ad-hoc stock requirements by:
o Scrutinising purchase request to ensure clear/logical descriptions, specification, requested lead times and the availability of funds
• Adjudicates Tenders by:
o Evaluating Tenders Financially, commercially, legally and technically and coordinates input from Specialist
• Execute Sole adjudication by:
o Evaluating tenders received
• Negotiation options by:
o Identifying negotiation opportunities i.e. Cost Benefit, terms and conditions
• Management of contracts (orders)
• Ensure effective procurement by:
o Upholding Procurement policies and procedures


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
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