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 Senior-Manager-Supplier-Development Localisation-and-Industrialisation-Finance-Megawatt-Park-(Internal-only)

Position : Senior Manager Supplier Development, Localisation and Industrialisation- Finance-Megawatt Park (Internal only) Vacancy type: Executive

Task Grade : E-Band

Area of Speacialization : To lead, influence and develop local development strategies and targets for industrialisation, localisation, skill development and job creation that are aligned with various government policies, frameworks and delivers on the mandate of the Supplier Dev

Department : Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Business Unit : Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : FinExec49996999

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 local development programmes or local government.
Procurement and Supply chain management.
Interfacing at management level with external and internal stakeholders on for enterprise supplier development, industrialization, localization, skill development.

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.
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
Responsible for the performance of the strategy and planning function as well as the accuracy of the output and provide regular feedback on the performance to the procurement and supplier chain management.
Directs the development of new and existing suppliers.
Directs the interpretation of government policy, objectives and formulates Eskom’s local development policies, processes, strategies, and targets.
Ensures the strategic segmentation of the suppliers in line with local development objectives.
Lead the research and implementation of local development best practices.
Advise on the strategies to address the national scare skills.
Establishes and maintains formal interfaces and relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Directs resources management for the strategy and planning function.

“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.