Supply Chain Management


(S32 Contract for 06 Months)
Job Title Group Executive: Supply Chain Management (2B)
(Position based in Silverton)
Reports to Group Chief Financial Officer
Responsible and accountable for the strategic executive leadership of supply chain management function
relating to procurement and logistics activities for SAPO Group. Member of Pro-Capex Committee
(Investment Committee).
• Develop and implement the Group Supply Chain Management (SCM) strategy and policies
• Provide leadership and strategic direction for the function
• Manage and enable strategic supplier relationships
• Align Group SCM activities to support SA Post office business strategy
• Develop and monitor SCM risk management strategy
• Influence SCM impacting stakeholder relationships
• Direct and manage major spend sourcing and contract negotiations
• Direct and manage SCM best practises implementation
• Ensure the efficient management, control, compliance and reporting of the function / resources in
accordance with the stipulations of the PFMA, company specific policies and regulations, national
legislation, fraud prevention and risk management principles, Corporate Governance, Skills
development, Delegation of authority, etc..
Skills &
Minimum Requirements
• Honours Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Commercial (NQF Level 8)
• 10 years in senior strategic management position. Proven track record in running an entity or large
Knowledge and understanding of:
• Understanding of public affairs / public policy
• Commercial awareness
• Understand the concept of customer satisfaction
• Strategy development, deployment, planning and communications
• Project management (principles, practices, techniques and tools)
• Best practices in Market
• Organisational development, management techniques and good business practices
• Financial Management
• Value Chain Management
• Risk and Compliance management
• Relevant statutes, rules and regulations
Skills and Attitudes
Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills, Influencing and Negotiation skills, Financial Management skills,
i.e. budgeting, cost benefit analysis and business case development,
Advanced verbal and written communication, presentation and selling skills , Conceptualisation and
integration skills, Decision making skills, Change management, Analytical Thinking and Research skills ,
Ability to analyse complex problem situations and design effective remedial solutions, Planning,
coordination & implementation skills, Accurate numerical computations, analytical and overall quantitative
skills, Developing and delivering business strategy (e.g. Turnaround Strategy)
High level of emotional intelligence, Business Acumen, Business Intelligence / Organisational awareness,
Adaptability to change, Effective Communication, Learning Agility, Initiative, creativity and Innovation,
Critical Thinking, Cross Cultural Awareness and sensitivity, Decision Making, Knowledge Management,
Managing and developing others, Relationship Building
Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Customer and Client Orientation
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Closing Date: 03 August 2021
Position Number: 60011259
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the South African
Post Office within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been
unsuccessful. The South African Post Office Limited reserves the right not to fill this position or to readvertise the positions at any time.