Sourcing Specialist – ISM

As an Executive Search and Career Consultant specializing in the niche market of Supply Chain, we represent some of the top leaders and are called upon by blue chip organizations in the country to secure talent and assist them in building high performance teams.

A leading retailer is looking for a Sourcing Specialist be based at their offices in Johannesburg.

The main purpose of this role is to manage the execution of medium low complexity strategic sourcing projects within the respective ISM categories and ensure timely delivery of the same as per stakeholder expectations and within required budget. The sourcing specialist will support the maturing of the strategic sourcing approach in Indirect Spend Management (ISM) for the respective categories by assisting stakeholders to leverage buying across multiple projects and using standard templates and approaches for RFP management.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, Commerce, Operations
    Management, Analytics, Information Technology, CIPS Level 4 or equivalent (NQF 7)
  • Advantageous:
    • CIPS Level 5+ (Chartered institute of Procurement and Supply)
    • PMP (Project Management Professional)
    • SCMP (Supply Chain Management Professional)
    • Business Process Management, Analytics Certification
  • 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain management, management consulting with a demonstrated track record of results and increasing level of responsibility. Corporate Services Procurement/Sourcing experience preferred.

Please send your CV to and quote the job title in the subject line.

The People Shop

The People Shop (Pty) Ltd

012 462 2828

Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Johannesburg
CTC: R 850 K - R 650 K

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