Senior Manager Jobs in Transnet Vacancies 2023 | Apply For Jobs in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal


  • Hiring Organisation: Transnet Careers
  • Vacant Position: Senior Manager
  • Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Required Qualification: Relevant Qualification
  • Salary: R 195000.00-465000.00 Yearly
  • Last Date: 31/03/2023

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Job Description:

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Operating Division : TPT POD Corporate H/O

Position Title : Senior Manager: Office of CPO

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Supply Chain

Location : Durban

Reporting To : General Manager: Supply Chain Management

Grade Level : D

Reference Number : 202494

Position Purpose:

Overall management of the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer through provision of strategic support to the Chief

Procurement Officer in fulfilling his role of leading the Department to achieve improved service levels, governance and

compliance, costs savings and efficiencies across the department.

Responsible for supporting the Chief Procurement Officer in implementing the procurement strategy and for increasing spend

management, identifying and evolving best practices and transforming the organisation from one that is often still locally

driven to one that is led by a centre of excellence.

Position outputs:

1. Overall management of the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) in terms of developing and maintaining

appropriate procurement management systems and applications.


2. Commence with modernising and overseeing the TPT procurement system to ensure that the procurement of goods,

services and construction works is conducted in a fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective manner in line

with Section 217 of the Constitution of South Africa and all applicable legislation.

3. Manages procurement reforms, maintains the procurement system and oversee the way in which TPT does business

with the relevant stakeholders.

4. Provide effective and efficient management support to the CPO.

5. Coordinate and manage projects as assigned by the CPO.

6. Manage business process outsourcing activities by identifying and realising cost-saving and cost-reduction


7. Selection and management of procurement systems.

8. Management of procurement staff in (and across) sourcing, contracting, transactional purchasing, supplier

management, and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities.

9. Provision of support to the CPO through attendance of his meetings, follow-up on agreed actions and ensures that the

CPO gets feedback as soon as possible on meetings attended on behalf of the CPO.

10. Compile CPO Reports to the SCM Council, TPT Chief Executive, TPT Executive Committee and its sub-committees,

the Group Executive Team and Board of Directors.

11. Compile the Chief Procurement Officer Performance Agreement and identify all measures for cascading to direct


12. Building a Procurement Centre of Excellence (CoE) to help transform Procurement and support broader transformation

of the value chain and the enterprise.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Operations, Commercial, Engineering, Legal or Financial


  • National Diploma in Commerce or Finance including a minimum of Level 5 CIPS Diploma.
  • A post graduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Finance, Commercial, MCIPS will be

an added advantage;

  • 8-10 years relevant experience in a Supply Chain Management Function with a minimum of 3 years at management


  • Requirement of trust and honesty in the handling of finances as per the National Credit Act Amendment 19;
  • Willing to undergo Lifestyle Audit and State Security Agency vetting.


  • Strategy & Sustainability
  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Business Performance and Delivery
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Personal Mastery

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