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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Source to Pay Implementation Specialist

    About the role:

    Our Consulting practice is focused on working in partnership with clients to deliver sustainable business change. We work with our clients to develop new ways of working; from developing Procurement Strategies and Operating models to optimisation of discrete areas of the Procurement Function and implementation of digital solutions . Supply chain management will increasingly become a major service differentiator for our clients across a range of sectors.


    Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience in some or all of the following areas of Procurement. This role requires experience and a strong record of delivering Procurement projects in the Private Sector: 

    • Procurement strategy development and Operating model transformation

    • Strategic Sourcing, development of category strategies and sourcing strategies

    • Spend analytics and cost optimisation opportunity identification

    • Procurement process, efficiency and compliance improvement

    • Successful implementation of digital Procurement solutions, with experience in one or more of the following technologies: Coupa, SAP Ariba, Ivalua, Celonis


    • BCom Supply Chain Management, BCom Logistics, or BEng Industrial.

    • ACA/CIMA, APICS/CILT or MBA - advantageous.

    • Certification in Procurement technology implementation like Coupa or SAP Ariba - highly beneficial.

    • Previous Consulting experience and/or experience within Energy/Utilities, Industrial Products, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Consumer and Telco sectors will be highly desirable.

    Candidates will be able to demonstrate the following skills/behaviors:

    • Able to build and sustain trusted internal and external relationships

    • Client focused and commercially astute

    • Project management and project economics

    • Compliant with professional standards and PwC’s Risk and Quality procedures

    • Lead a team and to work towards shared goals

    • Strong track record in business development and client service

    • Develop self and others via coaching / mentoring

    • Adaptable with an innovative approach to their work

    • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences

    • Understanding of ERP systems and how they work

    • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Project and report writing skills are essential

    • Possess a natural curiosity to learn more about their clients’ business, competitive landscape and industries

    • Deal with ambiguity and make clear and conscious decisions backed by a strong rationale


    Additional information:

    •  Opportunity for working from home? (Yes however mainly client based work)

    • Amount of time client based (70% - 90%)

    • Opportunity for job sharing? (No)

    • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes - regularly)

    • Opportunity for flexible working? (hours) (Yes)

    • Amount of time PwC office based (10% - 30%)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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