PROCUREMENT OFFICER: C1 _ ITHALA TRADE CENTRE

CLOSING DATE: 24 APRIL 2019

REFERENCE NUMBER: NN19027

ITHALA SOC LIMITED
FINANCE DIVISION

An exceptional opportunity awaits a dynamic individual to provide procurement expertise andassists stakeholders to plan, develop, source and manage procurement arrangements toeffectively meet organisational and business objectives. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
 Process purchase requisitions/ orders within the applicable purchasing authority.
 Provide advice, information and guidance on procurement related matters to all the stakeholders.
 Assist in the development of specification for equipment, materials and services to be purchased.
 Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards, and best
practices.
 Identify, mitigate and escalate procurement risks to enable the organization to meet its obligations
and maximize business opportunities.
 Reconcile and resolve value discrepancies.
 Support the delivery of the tender bid processes.
 Maintain and update procurement records and general report on procurement and contract activity to
meet organizational compliance requirements and provide access to procurement information.
 Evaluate suppliers and contractor performance.
 Identify budget requirements in consultation with supervisors.
 Ensuring cost effectiveness and efficiency when procuring goods or services.

The following minimum requirements must be met in order to be considered for this position:
 National Diploma in Procurement, Accounting, or Finance related qualification.
 Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the procurement/ accounting field.
 Knowledge of Ithala Procurement Policies and Procedures.
 Knowledge of JD Edwards’s system and VAT legislation.
 Knowledge of PFMA, SCM and Treasury Regulation.
 Good written and verbal communication skills.
 Good knowledge of Ithala’s tender procedures and processes.
 Negotiating and networking skills.
 Analytical and problem solving skills.
 Report writing skills.
 Computer literacy in Microsoft Office.
ITHALA EMBRACES THE PRINCIPLES OF THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT

Interested applicants must forward a detailed CV; certified copies of qualifications and ID
document by e-mail to hr_recruitment1@ithala.co.za. Kindly also include a motivation of how you
meet each of the entry requirements listed above and quote the reference number for the position.

Please note:
 Late applications and applications with no reference number will not be considered.
 E-mail users are requested to set the delivery option on both “return receipt” and “confirm
delivery”.
 Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates.
 All short-listed applicants will be subjected to assessments, reference and credit checks.
 If you have not been contacted within 1 month of closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.