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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
September 26, 2020

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Head of Procurement


Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development.

Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers.

Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.

Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets.







Horseback ridding

Listening to music


13 Barossa

Elsie Street



730-***-**** 086


Code 08




Afrikaans (speak, read, and write)


Marion High for Girls

1986 – 1991(Matriculated)

Tertiary Education:

Institution - LNR Computer Training (November 1999)

Qualification: Windows 98; Microsoft Word 97; Excel 97; Access 97; Power Point 97; Pastel Accounting 5

Institution – Resource Action Group (RAG) (WECSAS)

Introduction to Computers


Word Processing (Word for windows)

Spreadsheets (Lotus 123)

Computer Literacy

MS Office

MS Excel – very proficient

Pastel Accounting

Buildtsmart (CCS)

EJM Costing and Accounting


Gothic Construction - Head of Procurement

1st July 2018–Current

Liaises with key company employees to determine their product and service needs

Monitors business trends and product availability to the best price for goods and service without sacrificing quality and delivery times

Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices

Identifies and researches potential new suppliers

Researches new products and service to meet company’s goals

Assesses total cost of company purchases

Develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing and distributing good and services and maintaining stock levels

Oversees a team of purchasing agents (in large companies)

Maziya Construction - Procurement Manager

1st September 2017–30th June 2018

Responsible for ongoing management of purchasing strategy and activity and for ensuring optimal supplier performance and price. Develop and implement a strategy to ensure the function is operating in line with the objectives of the business to add value, mitigate supply chain risk and deliver cost savings. Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships and manage the development of contracts, contractual relationships and contract management to deliver continuous improvement in delivery of goods and services by the supply base. Lead and manage a team of Buyers to deliver the appropriate support to the business to ensure corporate and business development objectives are met. Work alongside the senior management team in contributing to overall business objectives.


Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level

Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from stakeholders if appropriate

Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer supplier power

Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

Develop an overall vendor base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage utilizing global market exploitation, leveraging spends and leveraging technologies

Develop, implement and maintain a supplier relationship and evaluation process to measure effective supplier performance and compliance

Ensure professional and consistent supplier management is applied across the supply base in line with the purchasing policy and guidance

Work closely with Research Development to source new and alternative materials

Proplan Construction - Buyer

1st February 2015–31st August 2017

Construction buyers are responsible for ensuring that the materials required for construction projects are provided to schedule and in accordance to project budgets. They have a vital part to play in helping to ensure profitability of contracts and is responsible for ensuring cost-effective and appropriate materials are purchased.


Provide pricing for all material included in project plans and drawing.

Identifying potential suppliers and new products

Contracting a range of suppliers to obtain quotations and negotiating agreed delivery times.

Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organized work schedule.

Assessing the reliability of suppliers

Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials.

Provide advice to the Estimator and QS on predicted cost of individual items.

Liaising closely with Estimator at tender stage to ensure that accurate project cost is provided.

Negotiating and agreeing the most favorable terms possible with supplier once contract has been awarded.

NMC Construction – Senior Buyer/Estimator

25th February 2013 31st October 2014

Purchasing policy and planning

Purchasing project prioritization and management

Managing purchasing information and systems and purchasing services

Managing purchasing staff and managing suppliers and supplier relationships, SLA’s (service level agreements)

Effective and proactive liaising with other departments for operating resourcing of services where necessary

Negotiate and administer of purchasing contract to make of buy policy analysis and decisions.

Adamson Nielsen Construction – Accounts Payable Manager

1st June 2005 – 30th June 2012

General Accounts Function

Creditors i.e. matching delivery notes to invoices, statements and orders and reconciling to statements

Sorting out all queries with creditors

Allocating of cost to sites

Wage processing for permanent and casual employees

Processing Medical Aid and Provident Fund returns of wage staff

Liaising with medical aid and provident fund companies

Maintaining transport recoveries for all the site personnel

Cashbook Reconciliation for 7 companies

Overseeing of petty cash and banking on a daily basis

Maintaining all subcontractor and labour-only payment are made.

Meeting all deadlines and payments on time


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