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Inclusive Procurement Advisor needed at De Beers Group

Job title : Inclusive Procurement Advisor

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Implement select priority areas that will support achievement of regional Inclusive Procurement strategic ambitions.

Key Tasks

Safety, Health & Environment 

  • Identify ways to support specific safety, health & sustainability opportunities and risks and ensure transactional purchasing activities complies with all Safety, Health & Environmental requirements. 
  • Implement safe Inclusive Procurement activities, performing regular risk assessments, monitoring safety performance, and addressing any risks/issues immediately.
  • Comply with relevant policies and standards and particularly the Contractor Performance Management policy & procedures to enable achievement of gold-standard contractor safety performance.

Performance & Delivery


  • Implement Inclusive Procurement activities that supports the overall Supply Chain business strategy, particularly pertaining to creative partnering and robust supplier development.
  • Embrace an agile Supply Chain by being adaptive?and flexible to accommodate and focus on emerging and changing business priorities. 

Community Strategy & Programme Management

  • Practical support and change management at BU level, with a specific focus on supporting Host Community suppliers and other SMME’s/new entrants.
  • Ensure correct and appropriate application and interpretation of IP requirements.
  • Contribute to the overall community and IP strategy.
  • Support the implementation and progress monitoring of the strategic programmes.
  • Support the implementation of change, engagement & communication plans that will support the effective deployment of IP strategy.

Modelling, Information & Reporting

  • Provide area-specific input to the overall Inclusive Procurement scorecard and targets and support the tracking of performance against these at BU level.
  • Support the development of a future demand pipeline that will guide supplier development, initiatives, performance etc.

Commercial Value Delivery & Supplier Development

  • Support asset-based Implementation of IP initiatives in agreements by providing guidance to BU asset-based teams.
  • Provide input to category portfolio and value delivery planning, support category IP strategy and sourcing plan development, commercial & initiative plans and agreements to ensure formal commitment are embedded.
  • Support the implementation of new ways-of-working related to IP at BU asset level.

Partnerships & Suppliers

  • Support management the implementation of IP initiatives across the BU, raise any issues to commercial teams and provide progress feedback.
  • Effect continuous growth in number of suitable IP suppliers (HC or otherwise) within relevant areas to support HC development and ensure access to opportunities.
  • Support compilation and implementation of BU IP pipelines.

Compliance with Regulatory and Legislative Frameworks

  • Support and coach BU and asset-based teams on regulatory requirements as well as the AA position on these.
  • Support on-site BP team in preparing for external audit processes.

Sustainability & Social

  • Support the implementation of Anglo American social & sustainability strategies and initiatives that relate to Inclusive Procurement and how these contribute to the sustainable mine plans Support the implementation of Anglo American’s policy and standards on Communities and Inclusive Procurement, reflecting our sustainability, inclusion & diversity ambitions as well as any other national?imperatives.
  • Support engagement of host community suppliers & business forums, relevant local governmental bodies.

People & Teams  

  • ?Support efforts to create awareness, capability building and excellence pertaining to Inclusive Procurement partnering and supplier development, with asset-based teams.
  • Foster an inclusive and diverse team.
  • Work with the CoE to develop and implement a regional PSC people capability framework and development plan and be responsible for implementing the plan in the region.

Governance & Compliance 

  • Adhere to applicable?legislative and?Anglo-American procurement policies &?procedures, site and end user-based support and education.
  • Implement Anglo American’s policy and standards on Communities and Inclusive Procurement, reflecting our sustainability, inclusion & diversity ambitions as well as any other national imperatives.
  • Adhere to internal Anglo American and Supply Chain Governance requirements for all team members and pertaining to Inclusive Procurement activities in relevant portfolio.
  • Comply with applicable legislative and Anglo-American procurement policies & procedures.


  • Qualification: An undergraduate qualification – Bachelor degree level or equivalent (Supply Chain, Logistics, Projects or equivalent), alternatively relevant tertiary qualification and proven track record of extensive practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity. 


  • Practical experience in relevant field.
  • Enterprise & Supplier Development Experience Required. (BBBEE)
  • Mining Experience Preferred.
  • Supply Chain / Logistics experience Required.
  • Project Administration Experience Required.
  • Valid SA Driver’s License Required. 
  • Advanced Presentation Skills Required.
  • Data Analytics Exposure
  • Systems Experience: SAP, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management Software

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