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Manager: Supply Chain Management

  • Full Time
  • Ulundi

Zululand District Municipality

The Zululand District Municipality with its seat in Ulundi is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an affirmative action programme, which is non-racist, non-sexist, non-discriminatory and based on merit organisation. We offer the following challenging position to a dynamic individual of stature and maturity who can further the image of the District Municipality in all its facets.

REMUNERATION: R493,005.12 P.A.

Applications are awaited from experienced candidates for the position of the Supply Chain Manager to assist the Zululand District Municipality in implementing SCM processes, controls and procedures and ensure compliance who will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
Minimum requirements:
• An appropriate Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain/Procurement Management/Accounting • Three (3) years’ appropriate managerial experience in the field. • Computer literacy • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Management within the Local Government Sector • Knowledge and understanding of relevant procurement legislation and statutory provisions (MFMA, PPPFA, BEE, etc.) • Contract Management and knowledge in the application of GRAP 17 • Computer literacy • Valid driver’s licence and driving capabilities • Completed competency level certificate as per Treasury requirements as well as knowledge of VENUS will also serve as an added advantage.

Key responsibilities:
• Overall management and administration of the Supply Chain Management Systems (SCM) • Establish an effective Demand Management System for the Municipality • Develop, draft, formulate, review policies, procedure management reports relating to SCM • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with Budget compilation, control and monitoring for SCM section • Promote, recommend and implement SMME, Black Empowerment, job creation strategies, programmes, compiling reports on the achievement of BEE, job creation goals and objectives, managing and supervising staff in the SCM Unit • Manage the receipt of tender/bid reports by departments and oversees the compilation of the Bid Adjudication Committee Agenda for consideration by the Bid Adjudication Committee, Management of Fixed Assets register in line with relevant accounting standards • Ensure compliance with all related legislation especially MFMA, SCM regulations, Municipal Systems Act, Municipal Structures Act, PPPFA, BEE • Respond to, investigate SCM complaints, advise where necessary on contract management and administration, reviewing, monitoring Service Providers Contract • Manage the compilation of Service Provider database of Professional Service Providers (PSP), General Service Provider (GSP) and Contractor for the entire Municipality • Manage the internal support to departments on SCM, contract management and SCM issues • Establish an effective system of risk management for identification, consideration and avoidance of potential risk in the SCM system • Plan and monitor the Municipality’s tender processes in terms of all the project within the Municipality’s Integrated Development Plan
• Establish through operational procedures, an effective system of acquisition management • Establish and manage an effective internal monitoring system in order to determine on the basis of a respective analysis whether the authorized supply chain management processes were followed and the desired objectives achieved • Manage the submission of Statutory reports in terms of the MFMA and the SCM Regulations • Manage the receipt of tender/bid reports by departments and oversees the compilation of the Bid Adjudication Committee Agenda for consideration by the Bid Adjudication Committee, Management of Fixed Assets register in line with relevant accounting standards.

Fringe benefits:
13th cheque, compulsory membership of pension fund, medical aid scheme, home ownership, subsidy scheme (subject to certain conditions).

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to relevant security clearance and vetting processes.
Further information can be obtained from:
The Human Resources Section, Cindy Mbatha at (035) 874 5500.

A covering letter consisting of a comprehensive CV in ENGLISH, certified copies of educational qualifications, driver’s licence and Identity Document to be submitted to:
The Acting Municipal Manager, Zululand District Municipality, Private Bag X76, Ulundi, 3838.

(NB: Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered).

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her foreign qualifications have been verified by the South African Qualifications Authority and supply the Municipality with the evaluation results.
Should you not be contacted within a period of thirty (30) days from the closing date, your application should be deemed to have been unsuccessful.
Canvassing of councillors and management will result in the disqualification of the applicant.
The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.