Assistant Officer Procurement

at Eskom South Africa
Location Witbank, Witbank, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Procurement
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Minimum Requirements



  • 3 Year National Diploma (preferably in Logistics, Purchasing Management, Supply Chain) /CIPS NQF Level 5


Related Experience:


  • 2 years sourcing and procurement or related experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Behavioural

o Integrity

o Honesty

o Trustworthiness

o Professionalism


  • Leadership

o Team player

o Motivating teams

o Coaching


  • Knowledge

o SAP Materials Management Module

o Total Cost of Ownership analysis

o Spend analysis

o Strategic commodity/Projects sourcing knowledge

o Procure-to-pay process

o Financial analysis

o Industry and market analysis

o Commodity and supplier profiling (commodity management)

o Sourcing/procurement strategy formulation and implementation

o Negotiation strategy development and implementation

o Supplier relationship management

o Contract management

o Project management

o Knowledge of NEC Family contracts

o Knowledge of FIDIC Contract

o Knowledge of FOREX

o Knowledge of service level and framework agreements



  • Skills

o Computer Literacy Skills

o Strategic thinking and decision making

o Strong negotiation skills

o Relationship management skills

o Strong analytical skills

o Strong communication skills

o Ability to work and interact effectively at senior levels

o Facilitation Skills

o Administrative Skills

o Attention to detail

o Methodical skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute integrated sourcing and procurement processes and follows prescribed procedures towards fulfilling procurement needs


  • Access, analyse procurement information independently


  • Execute purchasing of goods and services and manage procurement administration


  • Perform dual adjudication of tenders and management of contracts/purchase orders within set policies and standards


  • Negotiate and coordinate conclusion of the agreement with suppliers to meet end user customer expectations


  • Consult with supervisor to manage problems/risks and make recommendations timeously


  • Build and maintain healthy interpersonal and inter-team relationships


Interested candidates can send their CV