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Application Analyst Jobs in Bryanston

Website eThekwini Municipality

About the job


You are responsible for the establishment and execution of sourcing events (RFI, RFQ, RFPs) for your respective commodity ensuring targeted savings are delivered and supply risks are mitigated. You have a detailed understanding of your commodity characteristics and Tiger Brands’ businesses. You configure and execute (e-)sourcing events and ensure a continuous supply of materials and services that meet the business operational need. You will manage a procurement spend of approx. R400m – R500m


  • Provide full support to the Category / Commodity manager in carrying out the defined sourcing strategy (e.g. category analysis, negotiation, selection & contracting etc.)
  • Understand business requirements and develop a tactical procurement plan for assigned spend with guidance from commodity and category manager
  • Analyze the commodity spend, supply market and utilize the cost models created by the Supply Chain Centre of Excellence Sourcing Analytics team
  • Conduct Tiger Brands RFI/Q processes and support in negotiations with suppliers, business stakeholders and internal clients to select suppliers and draft suitable contracts with service/delivery agreements
  • Compile procurement motivations for approval of RFI/Q awards ensuring compliance with Tiger Brands Procurement Policy and Procedures
  • Develop, implement and manage supplier contracts for assigned spend with support of the Tiger Brands Legal team.
  • Coordinate the operational linkage with manufacturing sites to ensure that supplier performance levels are monitored and reported
  • Integrate with operational procurement to resolve supply issues with suppliers
  • Provide budgetary input, quarterly cost forecasts, and ZBM’s to commodity managers for review and signoff
  • Complete commodity ZBM’s (manual and Oracle)
  • Maintain Supply Risk registers for specified commodities
  • Be a core part of the NPD project team and lead the procurement requirement for projects managed
  • Extensive excel knowledge and skills to be deployed to complete evaluations, negotiations and price movements for all categories allocated to this role
  • Monitor and manage contracts with categories and suppliers to ensure all contracts are valid and risk is managed and mitigated proactively


  • Function – 3+ years’ experience procurement
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Industry – Experience in FMCG industry

Key Professional Competencies:

  • Core knowledge – Operational procurement, Procurement systems, Supplier relationship management, Cost management & ZBB

Key foundational competencies:

  • Academic – Analytical skill, Operations management skill, Commercial acumen, Project Management, Problem solving, relevant 3 year tertiary qualification
  • Leadership – Owning it!, Taking the Tiger perspective, Influencing others, Driving long-term results, Developing myself & others
  • Personal Effectiveness –Effective communication, Interpersonal skills, Integrity, Creativity, Continuous learning
  • Pragmatism – with an ability to think conceptually while maintaining a cost-conscious and practical approach to using time and resources
  • Self-management – with attention to detail and strong ability to execute and follow-through

In accordance with the employment equity plan of Tiger Brands and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

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