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 Senior Manager Procurement x2-Finance-Megawatt Park (Internal only)

Position : Senior Manager Procurement x2-Finance-Megawatt Park (Internal only) Vacancy type: Executive

Task Grade : E-Band

Area of Speacialization : To provide strategic and professional leadership for the procurement and contracting of equipment and services of tactical, strategic and project nature to satisfy the commercial objectives associated with the Eskom procurement programmes.

Department : Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Business Unit : Acquisition

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : FinExec49947613

Closing Date : 2021/12/13 11:55 PM

Minimum Requirements


B Degree in Commerce/ Law/ Engineering, Business Management at NQF level 7 with 360 credits or a
B. Tech in Commerce/ Law/ Engineering, Business Management at NQF level 7 with 360 credits.


10 years’ experience in a management and senior professional capacity in procurement and supply chain management.
Management of strategic sourcing project from inception to contract award.

Skills and Competencies


Honesty, Professionalism


Safety, Networking
Effective mentor and coach
Innovation and problem solving
Leadership and motivation
Strategy planning
Facilitation and initiative
Critical thinking to influence change.
Advanced ability to build effective working relationship to enable strategic teamwork.


Knowledge of labour laws/ labour markets
Understanding of Eskom local development strategies
Knowledge of manufacturing processes
Knowledge of applicable legislation
Internal and external policies
Knowledge and technical understanding of the value chain process.
Computer Literacy
Knowledge of various local government programmes technologies and suppliers.


Ability to prioritises issues and develop solutions to mobilise resources optimally.
Negotiation skills
Analytic skills to quantify impact of local development
Communication, writing and presentation
Project Management
Market analysis
Ability to choose between strategic imperatives and drive behaviour to meet them.


Results focused
Willingness to take risks
Calm and focus under pressure
Dynamic and passionate about local and supplier development
Business ethic and principles
Eskom business acumen
Utilities industry acumen

Key Responsibilities

Formulate the strategy and policy for commercial activities associated with capital procurement.
Performs commercial operations management associated with procurement.
Performs stakeholder management.
Performs resources management.

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.” Eskom is committed to being an employer of choice, one that inspires highly talented employees to join and stay, and it continues to attract and retain the best talent to achieve organisational goals.