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Category Lead: Services (Procurement / supply chain / Logistics)

Job Description: CA Mining Mining Review Africa
An opportunity exists for a dedicated, hardworking, and enthusiastic and result driven individual to be the Category Lead: Services on a Mine on a permanent basis.


  • Develop, lead and execute procurement strategies in support of the Mine’s day to day requirements for Procurement Site Works and Services contracting.
  • Tracking and Expediting of Orders/Contracts to ensure on time receipt/completion.
  • Verification against orders/contracts of invoices for payment.
  • Ensure all Service contracts are in compliance with Vedanta standards.
  • Effectively negotiate service levels to ensure the achievement of targets.
  • Effectively introduce strategies to achieve cost savings in Supplier Service contracts.
  • Effectively interact with customers to provide information on progress with purchase requisitions, orders/contract negotiation and placement and expediting.
  • Innovate and initiate processes that challenge current operations for maximisation of Value Add.
  • Remain in touch with the changing global Supply Base to ensure that services/transport/freight forwarding is sourced from the most competitive market.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.
  • Strong general administration capabilities.
  • Additional qualifications in specific fields is an advantage.
  • 5-10 years relevant experience at a multinational organization with a minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership role and of 3 years in an analyst position
  • Mining or consulting industry background.
  • Proven working experience in a procurement manager role
  • Valid Code 8 driver’s license
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive Market Related Salary
  • Housing and other Mine Site Benefits