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Deputy Director: Supply Chain Management (Clinical Sourcing)

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: RR697 011 per annum

Western Cape Department of Health






Directorate: Supply Chain Management (Head Office, Cape Town)

Deputy Director: Supply Chain Management (Clinical Sourcing)

Remuneration: R697 011 per annum (A portion of the package may be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.)

Requirements: Minimum educational qualification:  Appropriate three-year national diploma/degree, NQF L6. Experience:  Appropriate experience in procurement of clinical-related goods and services in a healthcare environment by means of commodity-driven sourcing strategies.  Inherent requirements of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence. Ability to handle matters of a confidential nature. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Sound problem-solving and presentation skills. Computer literacy (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). Good numerical and analytical skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National, Provincial Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of the Department’s Accounting Officer’s System and the Delegations.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): Provide an integrated demand, acquisition and contract management service of clinical commodities through the development, implementation and maintenance of a transformative approach to sourcing by means of: • Commodity-based lifecycle costing • End-to-end management of the sourcing process —Supplier relationship and performance management Internal stakeholder management and delivery of optimal commercial benefits to the Department • Managing and delivering multiple procurement projects in a commercial environment; Understanding of local industry, incl. cost drivers, supply and demand, innovations, vendor landscape, etc. • Leading a team of procurement specialists to deliver the organisation’s long-term procurement strategy; Developing and implementing policies and tools to facilitate strategic and transactional sourcing of clinical-related goods and services.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Enquiries: Ms S du Toit, tel. 021 483 6093 or

Closing Date: 18 April 2019 

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