Job title: Group Category Manager (Capex)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 8 to 9 years
Salary: R1200000 to R1300000
Job published: 23 October 2020
Job reference no: 2879292137

Job Description

Group Category Manager (Capex)

Superb career opportunity with market leader in FMCG sector. Reporting to the Procurement Executive you will be responsible for:

  • Transforming the approach within capital procurement to a total-cost-of-ownership perspective with regards to key equipment, projects and investment decisions.
  • Developing and delivering the category strategy for the relevant procurement categories as required
  • Responsible for business requirements gathering and spend analysis creating transparency across the project and capital related spend
  • Create the appropriate contracting and commercial models to match projects complexity and size
  • Actively monitoring compliance with procurement policy and Capital Procurement procedures
  • Managing and developing of supplier relationships


  • Conduction Spend analysis annually and updating quarterly to be utilised for demand planning.
  • identifying the key projects and drive the procurement processes on them through early and active involvement in divisional capital project budgets,
  • Establishing of the relevant category and sourcing strategies and agreeing these within the organisation.
  • Providing input into the group procurement strategy

Financial Management

  • Delivery of optimal total cost of ownership (TCO) for relevant procurement categories and creates these models for the larger capital projects
  • Delivery of the savings targets in line with the savings methodology and agreed value add targets
  • Process Management and Improvement
  • Reporting and Risk Management

Qualifications and experience

  • Commercial, Engineering or Procurement Degree or Diploma
  • MCIPS qualification desirable
  • 6-8 Years Capital/ Asset and Project Procurement Experience
  • Commodity experience around Construction, Energy, Engineering Services, Vessel Repairs and MRO will be advantageous