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Manager: Supply Chain Management

  • Full Time
  • KZN
  • Salary: R422 652.06 - R548 645.88 P.A. (TASK LEVEL 15)



The Richmond Municipality hereby invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the following permanent positions.


SALARY: R422 652.06 – R548 645.88 P.A. (TASK LEVEL 15)

Key requirements: • Grade 12 • National Diploma/Degree in Accounting or equivalent • Minimum 5 years’ experience relevant supervisory experience • Computer literacy • Driver’s licence Code B • Must have Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) Certificate • Knowledge of Munsoft.

Key performance areas: • Co-ordinating the implementation of functional procedures, systems and controls associated with the key performance areas and result indicators of the functionality • Communicating with the immediate superior on specific aspects of Supply Chain Management Policy and processes, clarifying understanding and implementation approach, outcomes and performance measures • Aligning information systems, applications, work processes and role boundaries to support functional outcomes related to the stock control, requisitioning, procurement, utilization • Providing guidance to personnel on the interpretation of procedures, application and communication sequences associated with the Supply Chain Management cycle • Controlling the stock receipting, storage, counting and issuing applications, investigating deviations and monitoring the application of corrective procedures • Executing applications with respect to establishing the requirements against available resources • Interacting to clarify needs analysis with internal departments and investigating/assessing impacting variables (expenditure, commodity, market/industry) • Aligning need analysis outcomes to budgetary provisions to establish and comment on costs versus allocations • Categorizing applications received from Service Providers/Vendors, referring to regulatory mechanisms and procedural guidelines to differentiate and/or allocate applications • Executing applications associated with acquisitional and appointment process • Applying appropriate process and bid systems to solicit responses in the form of quotations from suppliers/vendors or service providers • Attending to the verification and pre-qualification of persons/companies participating in the bidding process • Controlling administrative sequences and mechanisms related to bid documentation, opening, registering, recording and evaluation of bids • Arranging and attending specifications and site meetings to communicate and/or inform prospective bidders on requirements and specific terms and conditions • Forwarding outcomes to Committees (Evaluation or Adjudication) for assessment, providing input into the purchasing of commodity or observing conformance with laid down procedures• Administering concluded contracts, interacting with Departments to establish conformance with specifications, terms and conditions and related legal aspects and informing the immediate superior of non-compliance or conflicting issues requiring remedial action• Applying administrative control procedures with respect to the identification, verification and referral of items for disposal to committees, seeking approval and arranging agreed to mechanisms (sale/auction) • Maintaining relationships with service providers/vendors and contractors • Participating in meetings and providing information on specific Supply chain processes and procedures • Attending trade shows, product demonstrations to keep abreast of technological changes and improvements to specifications to help improve efficiencies and save costs • Meeting and/or interacting telephonically with Sales personnel to seek information on pricing, product availability or introduction of new product ranges • Conducting supplier audits and evaluations to ascertain applicability and adherence to standards and regulations • Attending to specific administrative recording and reporting requirements • Preparing reports related to specific analysis or investigations, submitting to the immediate superior for approval and forwarding to the respective committees• Attending to document control procedures and, monitoring the status and accessibility of records and registers.


Letters of application accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications must be forwarded to: The Acting Municipal Manager, Mr S.D. Mkhize, Richmond Municipality, Private Bag 1028, Richmond 3780, or be hand delivered to 57 Shepstone Street, Richmond by no later then the close of business on Friday, 16 August 2019.

Enquiries may be directed through: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer, on tel. 033 212 2155.

Should you not be contacted within 1 month from the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

The Richmond Municipality subscribes to the Employment Equity Act.

The canvassing of Councillors and officials in respect of the above position will lead to the immediate disqualification of applicants. Faxed applications, copies of certified copies and e-mailed copies of applications will not be accepted.

The Richmond Municipality reserves the right not to fill these positions.