National Supplier Development Coordinator - AFR2020N
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AfriSam (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd is one of the largest suppliers of construction-related materials, specialising in the production of Cement, Aggregate and Readymix Concrete. Operating in five Southern African countries, the company offers a wide scope of career opportunities and exposure to best practices. At AfriSam (South Africa) we recognise that talented and enthusiastic people are the basis of our ongoing success.


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  • Implementation, coordination, reporting and tracking of Supplier Development (SD) initiatives in line with Company policies and aligned to regulatory framework related to Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) and the Mining Charter
  • Implementation, coordination, reporting and tracking of supplier transformation plans and annual supplier evaluations for spend with suppliers of goods and services
  • Effective execution of the integrated BBBEE strategy, specifically through alignment of Supplier Development
  • Plan and implement SD programmes nationally to assist with the transformation drives within the company
  • Identify and support commodity-specific initiatives in respect of SD
  • Ensure potential SD beneficiaries are engaged to ensure alignment and successful implementation
  •  Ensure all supplier development agreements are timeously reviewed and signed.
  • Maintenance of SD beneficiary information on database
  • Coordinate SD training initiatives, liaising with procurement department to ensure all SD training is booked with external service providers and prepare relevant documents for all training sessions.
  • Ensure correct BEE Certificates/ Affidavits are submitted by suppliers based on relevant Sector Codes
  • Assist procurement team with preparation of documents for annual supplier evaluations
  • Coordinate all supplier evaluation meetings with relevant stakeholders, scribing and distributing minutes and follow-up where required
  • Ensure administration of Supplier Development and Evaluation tasks
  • Ensures communication of success stories and lessons learned on supplier development per regions are collated and communicated to the wider AfriSam community
  • SD initiatives are communicated to operational procurement team
  • Liaison and coordination with regional Senior Buyers and Procurement Managers on SD initiatives
  • Arrange and co-ordinate Steering Committee meetings for Supplier Development Programmes and Supplier Evaluations
  • Prepare and distribute all relevant documentation and follow up on submission of Steer Com reports.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A relevant Qualification in a Financial/Commercial/Enterprise and Supplier Development discipline
  • Project Management qualification will be an advantage
  • 3 years€™ experience in Procurement / ESD function, including at least 2 years' experience in a supply management function or BEE strategy implementation (B-BBEE Project Management, B-BBEE Supplier Development and Supplier Evaluations)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Very good understanding of the relevant BBBEE legislation and Mining Charter
  • Understanding of corporate governance of legal entities


  • Ability to integrate different disciplines
  • Ability to motivate people
  • Ability to interact constructively with stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Budgeting and forecasting skills.
  • Business systems understanding
  • Good proposal/report writing skills.
  • Project management skills
  • Team Player
  • Attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Strategic thinking


Applicants must inform their immediate Manager of their interest in the vacancy. Please forward your application and résumé to

Equity Statement:

€œApplicants are advised that AfriSam is a designated employer under the Employment Equity Act and as such has an Employment Equity Plan in place. The Company therefore has the right to fill the vacancy in accordance with its Employment Equity Plan in order to fulfil its transformation objectives by preferring designated employees."