A procurement professional with over 25 years of experience, vast strategic procurement knowledge and skills with the proven ability to achieve success and deliver value.
I am a logical and analytical thinker who likes to get things done in a systematic, timely and efficient manner.
Operations Manager: Procurement
University of Witwatersrand January 2014 - at PresentLead the buying function for support services comprising of 6 team members and guide the decentralized purchasing functions across the university. Manage the vendor application process and general vendor management including the management of the vendor database.
Manage the tender administration function in collaboration with the Contract and Category management function. Implement the procurement policy and process including providing input into policy changes, procurement strategy and processes. Prepare regular management and statistical reports on the functions reporting into this portfolio, this includes preparing regular reports for the Procurement Executive Council and Operational Meetings as and when required - Spend analysis and other reports to measure performance. Developing the related appropriate policies, standards and processes to promote efficiency, effectiveness and continuous process improvement in the procurement function.