Manager: Acquisition Management

The Organisation requires the services of a Manager: Acquisition Management. This position will report to the Demand, Strategic Sourcing and Acquisition Management – Senior Manager and will be based at the Groenkloof National Park, Pretoria.




  • Be in possession of a Degree or B-Tech in Supply Chain Management/Logistics or BCom Law or/Economics, or Accounting or Law Degree
  • Should have at least 5 years of work experience in an SCM environment with 3 years at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge of public sector supply chain management regulatory framework (Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, PFMA, PPPFA, related regulations and policy directives)
  • Knowledge of the Bid Committee system
  • Knowledge of National Treasury (prescribed) reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of public sector strategic planning process
  • Knowledge of contract management
  • Knowledge of stakeholder management
  • Conflict management skill
  • Problem-solving skill
  • Analytical skill
  • Negotiation skill
  • Time management skill
  • Computer Literacy( Ms word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)
  • Communication skills at all levels
  • Project management skill
  • Report writing and presentation skill


  • Develop the sub-unit operational plans and budget
  • Develop, review, and implement the supply chain acquisition management framework, policies, processes and strategies.
  • Manage the functional operation of the Sub-Unit- (Acquisition Management).
  • Ensure delivery and reporting of demand and procurement plan.
  • Monitor and review the end-to-end acquisition management processes.
  • Oversee the Bid Evaluation, Bid Adjudication and Bid Specification committees and manage the Bid committee secretarial functions.
  • Render effective bid management processes ( Compilation of bid documents and advertisements. Publishing of bid documents. Receipt ( closing and opening) of bid documents. Processing of bid documents. Manage expression of interest processes.
  • Initiate and participate in the negotiation process to ensure cost savings.
  • Manage and oversee human resources and other related administrative functions. (Human Resource skills development and performance management).
  • Ensure effective financial management of the Sub-Unit.
  • Establish, implement and maintain efficient and effective stakeholder relations.
  • Identify and develop operational risks for the Sub-Unit.
  • Ensure audit readiness, develop an audit action plan and continuously update internal controls to address audit findings.
  • Develop a plan to ensure that preferential procurement targets are achieved.
  • Ensure the development of quality, effective and user-friendly reporting to all clients including Managing Executives and EXCO.
  • Manage and Implement change.

Please Note

Applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualification Authority.

If you have not been responded to within 21 days of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful.


R614 780.02 – R1 007 940.61

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Human Resources Division

Documents Required

Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of qualification(s), and Identity Document (certified within the past 3 months).

Closing Date

12 December 2023

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