Assistant Procurement Officer

at Eskom South Africa
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Procurement
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town


Minimum Requirements



  • 3 Year National Diploma / CIPS NQF Level 5

(National Diploma preferable in Purchasing Management; Logistics; Supply Chain)




  • 2 Years Sourcing and Procurement or Related Technical Experience

Skills and Competencies


  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Trustworthiness
  • Professionalism



  • Team player
  • Motivating teams
  • Coaching



  • SAP materials management module
  • Total cost of ownership analysis
  • Spend analysis
  • Strategic commodity or projects sourcing knowledge
  • Procure-to-pay process
  • Financial analysis
  • Industry and market analysis
  • Commodity and supplier profiling (commodity management)
  • Sourcing or procurement strategy formulation and implementation
  • Negotiation strategy development and implementation
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Contract management
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of NEC family contracts
  • Knowledge of FIDIC contract
  • Knowledge of Forex
  • Knowledge of service level and framework agreements



  • Computer literacy
  • Strategic thinking and decision making
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work and interact effectively at senior levels
  • Facilitation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Methodical



  • Business acumen
  • Strong ethical conduct
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills



  • Basic knowledge of sourcing and procurement processes
  • Basic knowledge of SAP system
  • Basic knowledge of NEC family contracts and or FIDIC


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 or purchase orders within set policies and standards.
  • Negotiate and coordinate conclusion of the agreement with suppliers to meet customer expectations
  • Consult with superior to manage problems/risks and make recommendations timeously
  • Build and maintain healthy interpersonal and inter-team relations timeously


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