Procurement System Specialist

at Life Healthcare
Location Dunkeld, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Procurement
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Dunkeld



A vacancy exists for an Procurement System Specialist, based at Head Office in Dunkeld, reporting to theĀ  Procurement Manager: Projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for SAP Material Master cleanup, integration of Life Healthcare vendor price list with the electronic order system, resolving price variances and intervening before invoice is captured, onboarding new vendors and relationship management with electronic system partner.


Critical Outputs

Manage the current interface issues between Electronic Procurement System and the Life Healthcare vendor

Ensure the SAP Material Master clean up

Manage the purchase price variances

Integration of Life Healthcare vendor price list with Electronic Procurement System

Intervening in PPV management before invoice is captured on SAP

Electronic Procurement System vendor relationship management

Assist with onboarding new pharma and non-pharma vendors

Maintain data integrity of product information required by clients in the healthcare industry by performing regular data audits

Establish and implement Procurement best practices in line with the quality management system and monitor adherence through results received via audits and reviews

Maintain a professional customer service level by responding effectively to issues raised

Perform various administrative tasks within acceptable standards

Inspire positive work behavior in the team




Qualified post-basic Phamacist Assistant (or equivalent) or Supply Chain qualification would be preferable, with a minimum of 3 years experience

Knowledge of pharmaceutical products and understanding of the healthcare industry is essential

Influencing and partnership building

Ability to work independently and in a team

Computer proficiency

Previous hospital experience would be preferable

Previous people management experience would be an advantage

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19




Results and deadline driven

Customer responsiveness

Attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills


Building relationships

Verbal and written communication skills

Ethical behaviour

Excellence orientation


Interested candidates can send their CV