ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – TENDERS – SANBI

Reference Number:
AFIN/2020/004
The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) requires an efficient and enthusiastic person to provide support and professional advice to all SANBI Business Units with regard to SCM Policies, Procedures which are governed by the Treasury Regulations and Legislation.
The successful candidate must be in possession of a three-year National Diploma/Degree in Supply Chain Management/ Financial Management enhanced with a minimum of five (5) years’ working experience in the Supply Chain Management of which at least two (2) years must be at a supervisory level.
The candidate should demonstrate good communication and analytical skills, excellent interpersonal relations, communication skills, negotiation skills, organizational skills are a prerequisite. Knowledge of Law of Contract will be added advantage.
Serve as the point of contact for customers on contractual matters. Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness. The candidate must be highly proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel and possess a valid Code B driver’s license and willing to travel.

Key responsibilities:
Ensure compliance to SCM Regulations
Tender management process
BAC, BEC and BSC management
Prepare audit packs
Supervision and Development of SCM subordinates

Please Note:
1) An application form must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).
2) A skills test will be conducted as part of the selection process.
3) Applicants must also provide the full names and telephone numbers and if possible, e-mail addresses of at least three referees.
4) Failure to submit the requested information and reference number may result in your application not being considered.

Persons with disabilities
are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.
Contact Mr Mzekelo Mpatani on 012 843 5229 or, preferably, forward the completed application form, a motivational letter, certified copies of qualifications, ID, Driver’s License and concise CV via e-mail to recruitmentpta@sanbi.org.za. Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 0001.

Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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