Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for the facility.
Implement procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money.
Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts.
Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business.
Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business.
Implement change and develop new processes to better procure goods and services.
Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain best price and service.
Identify cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals.
Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.
Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate.
Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes.
Teach and educate managers and associates about the procurement process control.
Interview, hire and train personnel for procurement related activities.