Procurement Officer at CfC Life

On Friday, January 10th, 2014
Key Objective of the Job: To draw up supplier contracts in accordance with CfC Life contract management policy, process and standards for all suppliers and to also manage vendors according to the Procurement policy and manage all procurement requests from the Business.
Job Summary
  • To facilitate, resolve and obtain approval of all procurement legal and commercial issues with the relevant stakeholders to ensure procurement committee sign-off.
  • To process all procument requests from the business timeously to ensure that the business obtains the necessary requirements for smooth operations.
  • To review existing contracts and facilitate update of older and non-relevant contracts to comply with existing CfC Life  standards.
  • To prepare contract summaries and control check-lists for stakeholder sign-off, ensuring that all contracts are signed off by the relevant CfC Life authority and suppliers and forward to Head of Group Legal for storage.
  • To manage suppliers according to the procurement policy and ensure they meet all compliance requirements.
  • To develop and implement supplier dashboards to manage supplier performance in accordance with the service level agreements as agreed in the contracts.
  • To manage supplier contracts and obligations; and mitigate supplier risks ensuring compliance to relevant regulations and standards.
  • To compile reports on vendor management i.e reconcilliation of supplier accounts
  • To work with business and suppliers to extract maximum value from contracts and commercial synergies to reduce cost.
  • To facilitate and coordinate best practice tendering and contracting activities
Academic and Professional Qualification
  • A Business related University Degree;
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management
  • CPA Finalist will be an added advantage
  • 1 to 3 years experience in Supply Chain and Contract Management environments
  • 1 to 3 years experience in supplier relationship management
  • 1 to 3 years experience in Financial Services Industry
Specific Computer Skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word Programmes
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Stakeholder management & networking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Risk awareness
  • Contract management and vendor management expertise
  • Communication (verbal & written)
  • Data Analysis
  • Governance, Ethics and Values
  • Managerial Budgeting
If you meet the requirements of the above position please send an email application together with detailed and updated CV and contacts of three professional references to [email protected] by 17 January 2014.
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