SENIOR BUYER: PROCUREMENT/SCM
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Date Posted: 
Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 10:15
Job Description: 

FINANCE DEPARTMENT 

SENIOR BUYER:  PROCUREMENT/SCM

ALICE CAMPUS - REF NO: 2176

R 344 650 – R 427 618 p.a. (All-Inclusive Package)


 

The Supply Chain Management unit wishes to appoint an enthusiastic individual who is able to multitask, work well within a team, but also work independently, and be prepared to go the extra mile for staff and students.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT AND COMPETENCIES

  • A Degree or M + 3 National Diploma in commercial studies
  • Technical knowledge of ERP system/ ITS
  • Knowledge of general office admin and procedures.
  • Knowledge of SCM legislative framework
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Acumen and Analytical
  • Good oral and writing communication skills
  • Planning and Organizational skills

 

 

Requirements: 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensure efficient processing of requisitions and oversight approval of orders
  • Official representative of UFH to PURCO User groups.
  • Ensure that members achieve value and savings through participation in PURCO contracts and agreements.
  • Ensure that staff participate in the contracts and agreements elected by UFH
  • Control of the purchasing function relating to capital and research equipment
  • Planning and organizing the acquisition of capital and research goods for UFH.
  • Review and approval of orders for placement in line with procedures
  • Execution and control of purchasing policy, identification of deviations and possible problems related to purchasing procedures.
  • Review of suppliers being used and updating the database accordingly.
  • Conducting market research for best practices and market changes.
  • Constant evaluation of performance within the section

 

 

How to Apply: 

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to: 

1.    E-mail application with MOTIVATION LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR, accompanied by a complete CV which must contain the contact details (email and telephone) of three referees, a certified copy of an identity document and a certified copy of your highest qualification to: recruit1@ufh.ac.za

 

2.    Applications must CLEARLY INDICATE THE REFERENCE NUMBER AND NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR ON THE SUBJECT LINE.  

 

3.    No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

 

4.    Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.

 

5.    Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

  

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

 

 

Included in the above remuneration is the company contribution to our compulsory pension fund, medical aid contributions, life cover and an optional annual bonus.

The University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic presentation of our workforce profile. 

The University reserves the right NOT to appoint  

 

 

Closing Date: 
Friday, 9 February, 2018 - 23:45