Supply Chain Administrator

  • Permanent
  • Ref #397927NM
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Renewable Energy
Employer Description

Our client is the renewable energy industry.

Job Description

You will be expected to perform the following Key Functions:

  • Plan and implement the activities of the labour force on site in a logistics environment in accordance with the Project’s requirements.
  • Liaise with the Project Team and contractors on site issues, progress, proposed changes to programmed works and identify methods of speeding up progress and/or reducing costs.
  • Arrange and control progress meetings with Project Team and seek to identify problem areas and remedy as necessary.
  • Keep accurate records of any required extra works and any cost implications.
  • Maintain an awareness of environmental, health and safety issues particularly with regard to fire, the safe movement of personnel and traffic on site and waste disposal.
  • Maintain an awareness of employment legislation and ensure that we comply with the requirements of such legislation.
  • Monitor material deliveries and anticipate requirements.
  • Monitor daily progress within the area of assignment and keep records of quantities delivered.
  • Identify in advance and provide solutions for all logistics issues that may impact the Project schedule/budget.
  • Keep records of daily activities.
  • Execute purchase orders in support of assigned areas of responsibility mostly in logistics issues.
  • Process receipts against purchase orders in order to facilitate payments through accounting.
  • Coordinate procurement and sourcing efforts across various countries, offices, and departments .
  • Develop and implement contract management best practices and policies for the Organization.
  • Support the purchasing group to achieve all planned requirements.
  • Strategic Sourcing including supplier qualification and development
  • Provide expertise to other functional areas to support cost/benefit analysis, Including supplier expedite fees and freight expenses.


Diploma/Certificate, preferably in Logistics discipline.


  • Min 1-year experience required in Purchasing and Supply Chain management. Preference for logistics terms.
  • Applicable local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation.
  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency and focus on Customer Service.
  • Strategic Sourcing experience including supplier qualification and development.
  • Possess a wide field of view; Ability to operate in both a strategic as well as tactical mode.
  • Strengths will include excellent organizational, communication, customer service, negotiation and analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a minimal amount of supervision. Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Ability to understand and use automated inventory management systems.
  • Excellent organizational, teamwork, customer service and communication skills; demonstrated ability to work well with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Must interact well in a team environment and demonstrate interpersonal relations by displaying a positive customer service attitude. Ability to maintain detailed record keeping.
  • Knowledge of ERP (SAP) is an asset.

Salary / Package

R18000- R25000 CTC


Medical aid and Retirement Annuity.