Supply Chain Management Practitioner: Demand Management

Closing Date2023/06/26
Reference NumberWCG230522-13
Tracking NumberDSD 67/2023
Job TitleSupply Chain Management Practitioner: Demand Management, Ref No. DSD 67/2023
DepartmentSocial Development
Salary level8
EnquiriesMr A Kamalie at (021) 483 8681
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceWestern Cape
Location – Town / CityCape Town, CBD
Job PurposeThe Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to implement Supply Chain Management framework and policies through research, analysis and planning of procurement requirements, the collating of information for the annual procurement plan ensuring that funds are available and the compilation of specifications. The successful incumbent of the post would be able to utilise her/his knowledge and skills in the area of supply chain towards enhancing the Directorate: Supply Chain Management. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.
Minimum RequirementsAn appropriate 3-year National Diploma/B-Degree (equivalent or higher qualification) in Financial Management, Public Administration or similar environment; A minimum of 3 years relevant experience within the Supply Chain Management environment.
Key Performance AreasRender demand management services; Assist and provide input with regards to the development of the procurement/sourcing strategy; Research, analyse and plan the procurement requirements of the department; Research the determined supplies and needs. (in line with the supply chain strategy); Compile annual procurement plan; Collect and collate information for the annual procurement plan; Compile tender / quotation specifications as required; Determine whether a specification for the relevant commodity exists if not collect information and compile specification / terms of reference (standardisation); Perform spend analysis with respect to payments, quotations and contracts.
CompetenciesKnowledge of the following: Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations (NTR’s), Provincial Treasury Directives / Instructions (PTI’s); Strategic and annual performance planning processes and procedures; Industry trends and best practices per commodity groups; Procurement policies / procedures; Strategic Sourcing and Preferential Procurement / BEE; A guide to Accounting Officers and Authorities; Records Management – inclusive of registry services, and policy and procedures governing these functions Proven computer literacy (SCM systems); Written and verbal communication skills; Planning and organising skills; Presentation skills.
RemunerationR 359 517 per annum (Salary level 8)
Note on remuneration: Employees’ service benefits or obligations (13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
NotesNote: Only applications submitted online at: or be accepted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.
Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 . You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214 . Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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