CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PROCUREMENT OFFICER FOR GAUTENG GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (GGDA)

(PERMANENT CONTRACT WITH THREE MONTHS’ PROBATION, GRADE C2, SALARY R231 769.00 TOTAL COST OF EMPLOYMENT)

The Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) is the implementation arm of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED), it was effectively formed in June 2012, as part of the reconfiguration of Gauteng provincial agencies. In this context, the reconfiguration of two historical GDED agencies.
The GGDA has the mandate to lead, facilitate and manage sustainable job creation and inclusive economic growth and development in the Gauteng City-Region through:

  •  Enabling economic development that is focused on creating sustainable jobs by facilitating the focused delivery of key national and provincial programmes of action.
  • Driving growth in provincial GDP and provincial rates.
  • Strategically positioning the province into a globally competitive city region.
  • Facilitating partnerships and creating linkages across the province in order to maximise service delivery outcomes.
  • Supporting the development of Key Sectors of Economy in line with established economic and industrial policies of the province, through:
    o Business enablement
    o Capital Projects
    o Land and Development
    o Trade and Investment Promotion

The successful incumbent will be reporting to the SCM Manager he/she will be expected to execute the following tasks:

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To provide procurement administration services to GGDA Supply Chain Management department. Manage Buying and Supplier database in line with the procurement legislation, Treasury Regulations and Procurement policy.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Full compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Supply Chain Management.
• Database establishment, update and maintenance.
• Ensure that all suppliers used are on the database
• Advise on procurement options and mechanisms to ensure that the appropriate method is utilised to approach the market for goods and services.
• Establish a panel of suppliers for different specialised and professional services
• Review supplier information to establish supplier status with the National Treasury
• Ensure that all policies, procedures, Treasury Regulations, Practice Notes are communicated to the Subs and on GGDA Intranet
• Maintain and reconcile the daily and monthly checklist for Subsidiaries and ensure that these are submitted monthly
• Record and follow up and consolidate monthly tracking of audit issues for the whole group and actions taken
• Ensure that supplier performance management plan is in place for the financial year
• Keep records of all supplier evaluation results from contract management
• Ensure that SCM’s performance is reviewed by internal customers/end users
• Monthly expenditure reporting on B-BBEE and PPPFA
• Meetings co-ordination for Senior SCM Manager
• Update all customised SCM stationary, like Purchase requisitions, purchase orders etc.
• Undertake audits and site visits as necessary to validate supplier information
• Review requisitions against budget
• Participate in the annual budget planning
• Verify invoices and ensure that suppliers are paid on time
• Facilitate internal presentations on supply chain management to ensure common understanding
• Ensure Compliance to Supply Chain Processes and Procedures
• Give support to Management to enable supplier development and supplier performance management
• Give input in Monthly, quarterly and yearly reports (BEE, expenditure analysis)
• Determine and develops appropriate sources of supply and maintain a cooperative working relationship with vendors.
• Ensure supply chain implementation is in line with budget allocations
• Ensure information provided to auditors is correct and is within the legislative framework
• Ensure compliance with BBBEE regulations
• Meetings co-ordination for Senior SCM Manager
• Update all customised SCM stationary, like Purchase requisitions, purchase orders etc.
• Undertake audits and site visits as necessary to validate supplier information

AS A MINIMUM, APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
• Post matric qualification
• 2 years’ experience in SCM
• Integrity

LEVEL OF COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
• Computer Literacy
• Analytical
• Decision making
• Negotiation
• Problem solving
• Judgement
• Stress handling and resilience
• Assertiveness
• Building relationships
• Customer responsiveness
• Planning and prioritising
• Procurement general practices

PERSONAL/LEADERSHIP SKILLS:
• Have knowledge of procurement policies and procedures;
• PFMA and Preferential Procurement Framework
• B-BBEE Act
• Have planning, organisation and negotiation skills
• Be proactive, accurate, able to work independently and have a real sense of urgency
• Have good written and verbal communication skills
• Contract management skill
• Report Writing Skills

Applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and certified copies of identity documentation.

Preference will be given to people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged individuals to promote Employment Equity within the group

The closing date for applications is 29 November 2021 @ 12:00HRS and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Enquiries and submissions should be addressed to recruitment@ggda.co.za

 

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