Supplier Development /ESD Manager

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

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Operating Division : TPT POD Corporate H/O

Position Title : Supplier Development (BBBEE) Manager

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Supply Chain

Location : Durban

Reporting To : Executive Manager

Grade Level : D

Reference Number : 20003073

Position Purpose :

Drive the implementation of Transnet’s Supplier Development strategy within TPT, with particular emphasis on Competitive
Supplier Development Programme (CSDP), Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE), Enterprise Development,

Preferential Procurement and Local Supplier Development (LSD).

Drive TPT’s compliance to Transnet’s Supplier Development policies and procedures when procuring goods and services.

Position outputs :

1. Supplier development strategy implementation:

Align TPT’s supplier development strategy to the Transnet-wide supplier development strategy;
Drive implementation of Transnet’s supplier development processes, policies and procedures within TPT;
Ensure that all CSDP and enterprise development opportunities are identified and supported to maximise benefits to the

supplier base and TPT– both for internal businesses and external suppliers (identifying opportunities for Enterprise

Development with strategic suppliers, Preferential Procurement spend with strategic suppliers with good BEE contribution

levels for strategic commodities and CSDP opportunities);

Develop TPT’s supplier development targets for delivery on Transnet-wide strategy and targets;
Set appropriate Preferential Procurement targets and ensure set targets are met for TPT;

Co-ordinating supplier development strategies across Supply Chain in TPT; and

Provide input into Transnet-wide supplier development strategies and targets.

2. Lead Supplier Development for TPT:

Support cross-functional sourcing teams and supplier groups to ensure that ‘Supplier Development becomes entrenched in
TPT, and thus becomes “the TPT way”
Support sourcing teams with drawing up of evaluation criteria, RFQ documents and support documents for the high value

tender gateway review process;

Support contract negotiations at TPT to drive supplier development targets;

Devise commodity-specific initiatives / targets for supplier development;

Internal reporting of contract data / KPIs;

Manage TPT’s relationship with one or more national and multinational suppliers;
Co-ordinate incubation & supplier development opportunities;

Manage TPT’s relationship with multiple fledgling suppliers related to the core business;
Provide advice to the commodity teams on possible joint ventures between traditional suppliers and SMME and/or suppliers

with good BEE contribution levels;

Provide inputs on BBBEE matters;

Proactively expedite certification requirements;

Implement and monitor supplier performance measures;

Initiate and conclude investigations into potential serious cases of non-adherence to prescribed BBBEE procedures;

Provide ongoing training and support to SCM personnel on BEE legislation and regulations; and

Ensure that all suppliers are registered.

3. Supplier Development monitoring and reporting:

Adhere to reporting templates and timelines for supplier development data and ensure that all reporting requirements are


Collate and consolidate regular reports on BBBEE spend for TPT in line with specified reporting templates;

Analyse and report supplier development performance within TPT structures;

Highlight achievement of SD targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis on TPT and group levels;

Internal reporting of contract data / KPIs;

Facilitate auditing of SD reports; and

Collect and share supplier development success stories.

4. Manage key stakeholder relationships

Active participation and TPT’s representative on the Supplier Development COE.
Support EE/skills development and social development aspects of TPT’s BBBEE strategy in so far as co-ordination of
accurate information gathering and reporting;

Continuous stakeholder management to share TPT’s supplier development plans and strategies, achievement against plans
and strategies for progressive economic development (new enterprise development, job creation, etc.).

Establish relevant industry networks with established industry bodies, such as Railways and Harbours Association to engage

on how TPT will work with them to drive achievement of agreed upon supplier development targets and facilitate conclusion

of formal agreements and industry targets;

Participate in relevant government forums to keep abreast of subject matter trends and contribute thought leadership to

current debates;

Participate in forums such as State Owned Enterprise Procurement Forum (SOEPF);

Network with supplier forums, Preferential Procurement practitioners within Transnet, Government Departments, Parastatals

and other organisations;

Facilitate business relationships with emerging companies, including SMME’s; and
Provide guidance to emerging entrepreneurs.

5. Contribute to management of the Supplier Development function within TPT:

Manage the enterprise development budget and Supplier Development spend;

Contribute to management team activities within the context of the iSCM Strategy and business objectives;

Implement training and create awareness on supplier development related issues including Preferential Procurement and

Enterprise Development;

Lobby executive support and buy-in for relevant SD initiatives;

Implement succession planning within the immediate team.

Qualifications & Experience :

A Bachelor’s degree (legal or commercial) is required, preferably with a post-graduate business degree
At least 8-10 years relevant experience in Supply Chain Management function or BEE strategy development in a large and
complex organization

Competencies :

Conceptual and analytical thinker
Emotionally intelligent
Innovative and entrepreneurial
Manages programs, projects & contracts

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