South Africa

Procurement Manager (grain commodities): Bloemfontein

Company BKB
Reference # GRA135
Published 19/02/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
To manage the procurement and contracts administration strategy and process that will ensure the sound administration of contracts. The timeous supply of goods and services and achieving the best value for the company.To ensure the communication between head office and producer is sound, give good advice on local and international markets. To market storage space, in all relevant storage sites, to producers as well as traders. To Procure grain under Trading mandates. Investigate, initiate, negotiate and execute trades of commodities. Establish, guide, direct and oversee the Department aligned with overall strategy and objectives.
Job Functions Administration,Communications,Management,Procurement
Industries Agriculture
Qualifications and Experience
•SAFEX certification
•Bachelors or equivalent degree
•Trading of agricultural commodities in the South African environment for at least 3 years

•Knowledge of Procurement processes
•Knowledge of contract management
•Good negotiation skills
•Good communicator
•Excellent people skills
•Building Customer loyalty, Trust, Strategic partnerships and working relationships
•Tenacity & Energy
•Stress Tolerance
•Technical/ Professional Knowledge and Skills and applied learning

•Calm under pressure

Key responsibilities of this role
•Contract Management
•Visiting Producers and managing Procurement
•Development of GrainCo footprint in South Africa
•Seeking and pursuing new business opportunities; discussing, negotiating and agreeing prices, quality, delivery and specifications

Unless a Recruitment Agency has been requested to assist with a specific assignment and a written agreement is signed between BKB Ltd and the Agency i.r.o this assignment, all CV’s uploaded onto our SkillsMap portal by an Agency will be deemed the property of BKB Ltd (inclusive of all our subsidiaries) and no agency fees will be payable should the candidate be placed.
Job Closing Date 28/02/2021
Share on
Last Updated: 16 hours ago []
Webserver: SkillsMap (NLBC)