November 8, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEMAND MANAGEMENT

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelors Degree/National Diploma (NQF6) in Supply Chain Management
or equivalent qualification within the related field coupled with 3-5 years’
experience in Supply Chain Management under Demand Management.
Knowledge of procurement and business practices. Ability to establish and
manage Demand systems and controls. Ability to develop, interpret and apply
policies, strategies and legislation. Knowledge of HR management practices,
legal issues, negotiations and dealing with conflict. Assist in career planning
and effective deployment of personnel. Ability to control and manage the
acquisition of services and Demand plan of the department. Sufficient
knowledge of specific computer software packages and efficient use of
associated hardware. Skills & Competencies: Advanced skills in policy26
formulation; Advanced negotiation skills; Adequate skills in computer use;
Advanced skills in financial. Advanced skills in respect of formal presentation
and public speaking; negotiation skills; management and project management.
Good interpersonal relations; Relationship Management and Stakeholder
engagement. Personal Attributes: Ability to work long hours voluntarily and
under pressure; Ability to gather and analyse information. Ability to develop
and apply policies; Ability to work individually and in a team; Ability to work with
difficult persons and to resolve conflict.

DUTIES : Manage the administration of a database. Facilitate inputs of the procurement
plan from the Branch: Directors of Administrations. Compile a comprehensive
procurement plan with critical delivery date(s) per branch and submit to
supervisor for verification. Monitor implementation and update the procurement
plan as per project estimated date and cost. Check the correctness of the
goods and services in order to mitigate DFFE procurement risk and eliminate
audit exposure. Manage the creation of User profiles on the National Treasury
Contract Management system. Coordinate supplier registration process and
provide different reports on the database. Conduct Market analysis and
establish best practices. Ensure that all compatible and relevant
documentations are submitted with database application form. Conduct market
research to establish new technologies. Implement best sourcing strategy.
Conduct benchmarking with best practices. Develop new procurement
techniques.

APPLICATIONS : Pretoria: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry,
Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-
delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr
Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the
attention: Human Resources Management.
Cape Town: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of
Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment: Private Bag X4390, Cape Town,
8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town, marked for the attention:
Human Resources Management


ENQUIRIES : M F Maleho, fmaleho@dffe.gov.za

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