Procurement Manager

This client is currently looking for a Planning and Procurement Manager to join their PV projects team in Sandton, Johannesburg.

The incumbent will be focused on completing project estimation most cost-effectively and efficiently in line with organizational policies and procedures, and identifying and evaluating new suppliers/contractors based on project requirements and SPOC for procurement.

Role Responsibilities

  • Analyze Engineering and construction scope and prepare project Budgeting, WBS with cost breakup, cash flow and establish an EPC strategy.
  • Preparation of RFQ for supply and contracting with relevant terms and conditions including performance parameters and getting quotes.
  • Identify and evaluate EPC contractors for MW scale projects with the best terms and conditions that meet project requirements.
  • Presales budget estimation by collecting costs for various heads with respective departments including logistics, insurance and finance.
  • Preparing a detailed cost sheet covering the complete scope of the project with backup quotes or references.
  • Evaluate quotes to get the best price, shorten delivery/lead time, and control the freight. Evaluate the prices and the past performance of every contract to review price differences.
  • To develop, review, and monitor the purchase operations and ensure that purchase procedures are correctly followed to maintain economy and efficiency in the operation.
  • Exploring new connections for various geographies based on project requirements and compliance with company rules and regulations.
  • Ensuring vendor/contractor 100% compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Able to act as SPOC for all vendor /contractor communications
  • Escalate relevant data to superiors and strategic inputs that affect the financials of the project
  • Define clearly the LD parameters for the EPC Contractors to ensure construction risk mitigation
  • Ensure maximum detailing of project scope with backups.
  • Implementing site-specific procurement strategy to get the best cost to win projects.
  • Vendor management and efficiency of offers
  • Adhering to organization ethics
  • Adhering to all company policies without deviation
  • Provide timely inputs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain a strong process documentation and control mechanism

Education and Experience

  • Candidate should have 3 to 5 years of experience in solar PV and hybrid power plants.
  • Proficiency in the regulatory and compliance requirements of power plants
  • Experienced in estimation – WBS detailing and detail costing
  • Experienced in Identifying new vendors/contractors and Procurement process

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to Engineers@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to contact or connect with either Ashleigh or Lauren at 0211800844 or 0211800843

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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