Position Summary

Sector: Constantia Kloof
EE position: No


An opportunity has become available for a Buyer. The Incumbent will be responsible for providing an effective, efficient, fair, competitive and transparent buying service to the organization, and in addition coordinates and controls the purchasing function on the SAP system to ensure effective cost control.

Job description

Key Performance Areas:

  • Provides an effective fair, competitive and transparent Procurement / Buying Service to the organisation.
  • Facilitates submissions of samples to QA to ensure conformance to SANBS Quality Requirements in the Buying Process.
  • Ensures effective Sourcing and Selection of Vendors to achieve optimum total cost, quality and service solutions in terms
    of SANBS Requirements.
  • Ensure sound relationships are maintained between Service Providers and SANBS departments and zones.


  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Planning, Organising and monitoring
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Drive and believe in the cause
  • Excellence orientation
  • Customer service orientation
  • Relationship building skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Persuasiveness / Selling skills
  • Business and Financial acumen
  • Contract Management skill
  • Computer Literacy
  • Administrative Skills
  • Buying
  • Principles of Excellence
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Excellence orientation
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork

NOTE: All applications will be considered with reference to SANBS' Employment Equity Plan

Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not be contacted within three weeks after the
closing date

Furthermore note that no advertisement may in any way make reference to /or exclude anybody based on race, gender etc.

Minimum requirements

Minimum Education:
  • Diploma in Purchasing Management. (NQF 5)
  • General Knowledge of SAP.
Minimum Experience:
  • 3 Years Purchasing / Procurement experience in a structured Purchasing environment.

Job Specific Requirements:
  • Overtime as and when required.
  • Code 08 Drivers License.
  • Computer Literacy