SCM Specialist

Purpose of the Position:

The Supply Chain Management Specialist is responsible for implementing the supply chain function and approach for the ASEZ in line with legislative requirements, with particular focus on the PFMA and treasury regulations governing the ASEZ environment. Given the ASEZ infrastructure requirements, the SCM role will facilitate substantial spend in infrastructure development over the next 3-5-year period and therefore experience in procurement within a construction environment is crucial.

Skills and Competency Requirements: 

  • Ability to implement financial processes, systems and policies
  • Strong computer and technology-based skills and competence
  • High-level knowledge of infrastructure projects and programme deliverables
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to relate to and train internal staff members and community members on supply chain management
  • Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

Experience Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (degree or 3 year diploma) in supply chain management
  • Minimum – 6-8 years of previous SCM experience, with a minimum of 4 years in a PFMA environment
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in a specialist / SCM managerial role, preferably with experience in an infrastructure-related projects
  • Advanced Excel


  • Design , develop and implement the Supply Chain Management Framework, policies and practices, whilst ensuring the latest legislated updates are incorporated, in consultation with the CFO, CEO and broader Executive Team
  • Assist the CFO with setting up and managing SCM in line with Central Supplier Database requirements and manage the supplier database on the ASEZ technology platform
  • Prepare SLAs for the ASEZ in line with the SLA requirements, in support of the CFO
  • Educate the business on a localisation approach to SCM, ensuring that all internal procurement meets the needs of local content, in line with the SCM strategy, and in support of the overarching mandate for economic development and job creation within Atlantis
  • Administrator all procurement processes including RFQs and tender process and requirements for all projects, in line with the SCM policies and approach
  • Provide technical SCM advice and assistance to all business units as required
  • Address all internal and external SCM audit findings within required timeframe
  • Strong ability to develop relationships between complex and difficult stakeholders and government officials
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to relate to and train internal staff members and community members on supply chain management
  • Submission of SCM compliance returns as legislated
  • Fixed Assets Procurement Management
  • Customer and Stakeholder Management
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Reporting, Communication and Administration


An all-inclusive, market related cost to company remuneration will be offered for the position.

Closing Date: 17 November 2023

This is a five year contractual agreement, subject to the successful candidates signing and delivering on the agreed performance. A six-month probation period will apply.

Should you comply with all the aforementioned then you should not hesitate to apply. Forward your application accompanied by a cover letter and detailed CV to Siyasanga Tetyana, the Human Resources Specialist of the ASEZ:


Should you not have received any response from us within 14 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Western Cape
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