Amazon Careers – B-BBEE

Website Amazon

Job Description:

The ideal candidate thinks long term and has strong ownership and high judgement in the face of ambiguity. You must be able to successfully drive multiple initiatives effectively, while influencing customers and suppliers at all levels. You must be collaborative, but also work with autonomy. To be successful in this role you must be highly analytical; think strategically and globally; have a sense of urgency to meet customer timelines; exhibit curiosity and have learning drive; succeed in a fast-paced environment; and have a high level of customer focus. It will be critical to embrace and model Amazon’s Leadership Principles by having an entrepreneurial spirit with a “get it done” mentality

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage mechanisms and metrics to track and monitor supplier performance in relation to B-BBEE requirements;
  • Drive B-BBEE compliance and supplier information integrity always;
  • Develop and manage mechanisms and metrics to recruit and select ESD beneficiaries at agreed intervals for the ESD Program;
  • Influence supplier selection processes across multiple categories, internal teams, and regions, to create longer-term supplier selection strategies for South African procurement requirements;
  • Embed and take the lead on ESD-related training;
  • Provide support throughout the contracting process, as well as management of contracts post-execution
  • Lead and drive the integrated risk, governance strategy and support the de-centralised procurement team in preparing for the annual B-BBEE certification;
  • Develop and implement the ESD strategy, processes and methodologies to enable an effective risk and governance and preferential procurement strategic plan;
  • Provide monthly insights into key risk and preferential procurement requirements;
  • Lead business reviews to discuss best practices and issues and to ultimately improve supplier performance and strengthen business partnerships;

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience and technical expertise in developing exempted micro-enterprises and qualifying enterprises in ESD programs.
  • Post Graduate Degree in Business or relevant business discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability as a Program Manager who can prioritize workloads and manage complex projects within cost and schedule. Strong business acumen, judgement, instincts, and organizational skills.
  • High proficiency in Excel.
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical business owners to overcome obstacles and deliver results
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementing B-BBEE policies and strategy, including the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) Codes of Good Practice, ICT and/or FSC Codes.
  • Demonstrated report writing, policy review and B-BBEE verification management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience with at least seven years in a similar role.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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