the Procurement Database Manager and forms part of the Corporate Services Department. The position is based at Head Office in Pretoria.

The total remuneration package for this position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
The Procurement Database Associate will be required to assist in establishing a professional and compliant procurement database for use by all stakeholders within GEMS through which to promote efficient B-BBEE and good governance in procurement and which achieves value for money and high stakeholder satisfaction.

In addition the Procurement
Database Associate will be required to provide support to the Procurement Database Manager through the following keyperformance areas (KPAs):

Key Performance Areas (KPAs)

  • Assist the Scheme’s procurement to be efficient and effective

  • Promotion of B-BBEE

  • Promote the audit process
  • Assist and co-ordinate all administrative related tasks
  • Maintain the supplier database

Qualification requirements are:

  • Minimum of a Certificate in Supply Chain Management/ Finance or equivalent NQF qualification
  • Understand promotion of B-BBEE
  • 1- 2 years experience in procurement / supply chain management with exposure to a procurement supplier database or similar
  • Be organised and have good time management skills
  • Be analytical and have the ability to manage priorities independently
  • Have the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Computer literate with excellent MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Exceptional professional, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills to deliver appropriate solutions-motivated and pro-active
  • Have resilient stress management abilities;
  • Ability to provide advice to and engage with various stakeholders;


  • Good knowledge of procurement processes
  • Have an understanding of the medical schemes industry

Desired Skills:

  • Procurement Database Associate
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement Supplier database

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