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Posted by: LexisNexis on Dec 29, 2022


Durban, South Africa

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Negotiates favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes or for internal use as a generalist or in a combination of Purchasing DisciplinesDevelop and Implement the Procurement process and policiesPlan for capacity and capability with the supplier community through co-ordination with internal teams; Infrastructure, Product Categories and Production, to effectively meet forward demand over multiple time periods and budgetary requirements.Effective Category Management will be important to ensure optimum value is being achieved on the use of data analytics within the business including targets to deliver whole life cost improvements.Co-ordinate medium- and long-term planning to ensure that supplier capability meets forecasted demand profilesManage supplier performance and support the day-to-day activity ensuring availability along with daily issue resolutionContribute to on-going continuous improvement activities, identifying improvement activity and process improvementsAn ability to think broadly about end-to-end procurement and to optimize enhanced valueA solution-oriented approach - looking for opportunities and finding new ways of overcoming problemsE-Auction Strategies & ImplementationsShift the decentralized procurement function to a centralized functionResponsible for the governance and audit fulfillment of the function.Drive B-BBEE compliance and supplier information integrity always;Provide monthly insights into key risk and preferential procurement requirements;Influence supplier selection processes across multiple categories, internal teams, and regions, to create longer-term supplier selection strategies for South African procurement requirements;Develop and manage mechanisms and metrics to track and monitor supplier performance in relation to B-BBEE requirements;Develop and manage mechanisms and metrics to recruit and select ESD beneficiaries at agreed intervals for the ESD Program;Develop and implement the ESD strategy, processes and methodologies to enable an effective risk and governance and preferential procurement strategic plan;Lead business reviews to discuss best practices and issues and to ultimately improve supplier performance and strengthen business partnerships;Provide support throughout the contracting process, as well as management of contracts post-execution.LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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About LexisNexis

Our teams are combining unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to advance what’s possible for the way our customers work and to advance what’s possible in the world by strengthening the rule of law. We’re delivering powerful, new decision tools to customers by applying machine learning, natural language processing, visualization, and artificial intelligence to our global legal database. Our vision is to help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and generate value for their organization. We feel privileged to work in a business that truly has a higher purpose, advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in society. https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/about-us/careers.page

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