Ad Talent Africa, Head of Procurement

Job level:Senior
Company:Ad Talent Africa

This is an exciting opportunity for a head of procurement to join a well-established pharmaceutical company.

Main purpose of job:

  • Stock optimisation (balance cash flow and safety stock)
  • Manage budget and volume of stock required for various products
  • Analysis and forecasting to plan stock, supply and demand
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on stock levels

Key performance areas:

  • Zero out of stocks
  • Zero low stocks
  • All forecasts to be sent out to suppliers first week of month
  • Tender stock on hand report to be supplied to tender Manager (MIM)
  • Cape Town (DC) replenishment done twice weekly
  • Weekly stock report presented 4x a month to sales
  • Possibly materials resource planning

Minimum requirements:

  • B.Com Supply Chain, Finance
  • B.Eng


  • Senior resource with minimum five years procurement management experience (preferably in pharmaceutical industry or FMCG).
  • Experience in inventory management analysis and forecasting
  • Preferred materials resource planning (MRP)
  • Management accounting experience (cost accounting, scenario planning)
  • Knowledge of procurement systems/models and its implementation

Skills/physical competencies:

  • Pastel preferable
  • Power BI
  • Proficient in Excel

Behavioural qualities:

  • Sense of urgency
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Highly analytical
  • Critical thinking
  • Systems thinker
  • Customer services


  • MS Excel
  • Pastel
  • Power BI
  • Supply Chain

Posted on 14 Jun 12:54, Closing date 14 Jul

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