Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?
If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.
You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.
You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.
You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success.
You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams.
Great work. Great opportunities.
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The Procurement & Logistics Manager is responsible for the successful and efficient operations of the buying & Logistics team.
He / She takes responsibility for ensuring that the Buying, Warehousing and Logistic processes are integrated and executed in a co-
ordinated way to ensure contract and SLA adherence.
The main responsibility of the Procurement & Logistics Manager is to provide leadership in the planning and executing of the purchasing activities necessary to ensure the timely delivery of the specified materials and services at competitive pricing.
He / She aligns with Logistics team, vendors, preferred suppliers and contractors to ensure service delivery to the internal and external client in accordance with the Service Level Agreements (SLA).
He / She understands the overall business strategy and uses this to co-ordinate purchasing and logistics activities that will meet the needs of current and future business.
What you'll be doing
Operational process management
The Procurement & Logistics Manager ensures that the necessary processes and systems exist for the buying & Logistics team to execute their everyday activities.
He / She understands the goals for own team in line with the business strategy and ensure that the team is optimally utilised to execute on its mandate.
As the Procurement & Logistics Manager, this individual maintains sound relationships with vendors, suppliers and clients and will intervene when queries from these stakeholders are escalated.
It is their responsibility to ensure responsive service and timely resolution of all issues. They conduct vendor / suppliers performance reviews on an annual basis and ensure the implementation of any correct actions identified.
Manage and streamline procurement process
The Procurement & Logistics Manager is involved with the procurement & Logistics process by managing advanced components of the process including the final resolution of problems and queries.
He / She manages and streamlines purchasing processes, using current tools to eliminate manual steps.
Identify risks and implement solutions
The Procurement & Logistics Manager ensures the identification of risks to the operational delivery and drives the implementation of the appropriate solutions to reduce the likelihood of escalations and / or delivery impact to the client.
These individual advises on and contributes to the implementation of operational delivery model improvements focused on optimisations that will be valuable to the client and Dimension Data.
Ensure service excellence
The Procurement & Logistics Manager is accountable for ensuring that a culture of service management excellence is developed and maintained by the Buying, Warehouse and Logistics team.
He / She achieves this by demonstrating strong leadership qualities that support a strategic development approach to client engagement and operational delivery.
Ensure client satisfaction
The Procurement & Logistics Manager ensures that the necessary processes are in place to ensure continuous internal and external client satisfaction.
He / She approaches their job in a highly service orientated way and uses client satisfaction as a key benchmark for success.
The Procurement & Logistics Manager acts as people manager for the employees within the Buying, Warehouse and Logistics team.
The Procurement & Logistics Manager coaches and develops individuals in own team and takes the lead in critical situations.
This individual manages work activities and ensure successful completion of processes related to procurement and logistics management.
What would make you a good fit for this role?
Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.
Diversity in Dimension Data
Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.
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