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  • Posted: May 21, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    SASSETA is the education and training quality assurer for the South African safety and security industry. It serves the sectors of the SAPS, Corrections, Defence, Legal, Justice, Intelligence Services, Metro Police, Traffic Police and Private Security.
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    Supply Chain Management Specialist

    Job Purpose:

    Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager, the incumbent shall be responsible for the following:

    • Input into the development and implementation of the operations plans, SCM policies and procedures and SCM related Committee Terms of References;
    • Input into the development of the approved SCM procurement plan on an annual basis;
    • Coordinate the completion and development of specifications and/or terms of reference in line with the demand and procurement plan;  
    • Coordinate and participate in the Bid Committee meetings;
    • Compile RFQs and bid documents, ensuring that they accurately reflect the business and compliance requirements in line with the procurement plan / organisational budget;
    • Sourcing prospective service providers on the National Treasury Central Supplier Database (CSD);
    • Place RFQ and tender adverts in relevant media as per the BSC agreement and undertake the pre-evaluation of submitted bids as required;
    • Conduct the pre assessment and due diligence of SCM providers, selection and appointment in line with organisational policies and procedures;
    • Communicate bid decisions to internal and external stakeholders as and when required;
    • Issue orders to service providers and update the purchase order register;
    • Drafting SLAs in line with the SASSETA SLA templates;
    • Coordinate the signing of SLAs and on-boarding of SCM providers;
    • Ensure that the performance and compliance of SCM providers is in line with contractual requirements and SASSETA performance stipulations;
    • Make recommendations on contract termination and extension at contract end;
    • Compilation and/or review of deviation motivations;
    • Coordination of the deviations register;
    • Prepare and secure signed contracts with service providers;
    • Implement required sanctions on suppliers in line with instructions received as required;
    • Ensure the processing of SCM unit providers invoices in line with the SASSETA policy and procedures;
    • Implement the disposal plan;
    • Resolve stakeholder queries and complaints in a manner that maintains the stakeholder relationships within the required timeframes;
    • Build capacity within the team; monitor, evaluate and supervise the team performance;
    • Input into the audit process and queries;
    • Input into the identification and monitoring of departmental risks; and
    • Submit reports as and when required


    • Matric / Grade 12 (NQF Level 4) is required.
    • A minimum of NQF Level 6 qualification in SCM/Logistics/Finance or Business Management is required.
    • A minimum of 3 years SCM experience is required.
    • Must have 2 years supervision experience.
    • Must be computer literate at an intermediate level.  


    • Problem analysis and solving skills.
    • Driven to deliver
    • Service provider management
    • Administration support
    • Scheduling and Coordination
    • Data analysis
    • Data storage and protection
    • Financial management
    • Budgeting and budget management
    • Research analysis, design and implementation
    • Monitoring
    • Contract management
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer service and orientation
    • Written and verbal communication
    • Mentoring
    • Relationship management
    • Time management skills.
    • Ability to monitor policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Planning and organising
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Must be a Team Player
    • Report writing skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills.

    PLACE OF WORK: SASSETA Head Office, Waterfall Corporate Campus, 74 Waterfall Drive, Midrand, 2090.

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