Eskom | Officer Procurement X1

Eskom | Officer Procurement X1

Task Grade: T12

Area of Specialization : To provide efficient and effective procurement of goods and services (i.e. low value, low risk) timeously, within budget, and in accordance with procurement policies, procedures, and practices

Department: Procurement

Business Unit: Lethabo Power Station

Location: South Africa (Free State)

Reference Number : 50755009AM/LET

Closing Date: 30/07/2021

Minimum Requirements


• 3 year tertiary qualification / CIPS Level 5 (National Diploma preferable in Purchasing Management, Logistics, Supply Chain)


• 3 years related experience in sourcing and procurement or related technical experience

Professional Registration Body:

• CIPS Certificate member preferable

Skills and Competencies

• Honesty and integrity
Leadership skills
Computer literacy
• Financial analysis
• Total Cost of Ownership analysis
• Strategic thinking and decision making
• Negotiation skills
• Relationship management skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work and interact effectively at senior levels
• Business acumen
• Presentation and facilitation skills
• Attention to details
• Administrative
• Methodical

Knowledge of:
• Sourcing and Procurement processes
• SAP Material Management Module
• Procure to Pay process
• NEC family contracts and/or FIDIC
• Legal
• Industry and market analysis
• Contract management
• Demand forecasting and planning
• Project management
• Commodity management
• Supplier relationship management

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 expectations
• Use own discretion to manage problems/risks and make recommendations timeously
• Build and maintain healthy interpersonal and inter-team relationships

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.” Eskom | Officer Procurement X1 1


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