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Belinda Buitendach


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Belinda Buitendach

Business Logistics Support Manager at Cell C

Skill Summary:
I have extensive experience in Software Licensing Agreements and Service Level Agreements within the telecommunications industry. Currently I am a Contract Specialist for the GSM Networks and Information Technology departments in the Procurement Division within a telecommunication company.
Handling all requests for proposals (tenders) from the Business Requirement Request, Technical Specification, Budget Approval, Pre-screening meetings with internal clients, Drafting the Tender Documentation, Screening of Vendors/Suppliers, Inviting pre-approved Vendors/Suppliers, Interface with Vendors/Suppliers through the tender process, Opening to Award, to drafting of new Agreements, Correlation of monthly meetings with internal clients and Vendor/supplier, Contract Management, Approving of Purchase Orders and Tracking of Invoices;
Handling all requests for quotations;
Drafting of Master Services Agreements, Services Agreements, Supplier Agreements, Service Level Agreement, Evaluation Agreements, Software Licensing Agreements, Co-sourcing Agreements, Consulting Agreements;
Supplier/Vendor Management;
Contract Management to ensure the Company complies to all Industry regulations in terms of BEE and Supplier Management;

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Current Position(s)

Business Logistics Support Manager | Cell C
2013 - present

ICT and Telecommunications

Previous Position(s)

Purchasing Manager | Brolaz Projects
2012 - 2013

ICT and Telecommunications

Set up and maintain a supplier base Nationwide for local and foreign projects. Maintain optimal pricing and supplier service, through negotiations. Ensure the systematic evaluation, analysis and approval of new suppliers in conjunction with TQM. Placing and expediting of orders within required dates. Systematically measure suppliers and rate them in terms of their service level and performance criteria. Continuously audit the Buyers to ensure that pricing is maintained. To ensure that dedicated records of all documents/certificates/ quotations and information required are kept to fully comply with client requirements. Ensure that the systems, procedures, data and records base is ISO9000 compliant. Ensure a supply/procurement service, which meets or betters the paramaters set out by requestors. Ensure that single supplier items are kept to those that are impossible to have procured or fabricated elsewhere. Liaise with Divisions advising them of competitive suppliers. Ensure co-ordinated and controlled departments with a workforce producing optimal output. Authorisation of Purchase Orders and Amendments. Ensure the timeous submission or Project tender or Bid pricing as well as priced the process is done in conjunction with the shipping and marshalling section, as required. Checking and assessing that all department systems, procedures, work instructions and administrative databases are up to date, traceable and ISO9000 compliant. Reporting. Supply accurate and timely bid information.

Contract Specialist Procurement (IT & GSM) | Cell C
2006 - 2012

ICT and Telecommunications

Implement&Manage BEE policies.Maintain through review of Industry&Macro-economic regulations. Develop,implement& manage supplier database.Develop supplier evaluation system&reports 2 measure supplier performance.Manage loading&admin supplier data on ERP within agreed SLAs.Develop&Implement Financial Viability evaluation system to assist appointing reliable suppliers. Research recommend&implement appr procurement strategies per commodity.Track market conditions,price trends&future market trends.Keep abreast of changes affecting both the supply&demand.Assist GSM&IT in planning purchasing 2 meet their requirements.Report proactively on Contracts which are due 4 renewal,renegotiations;Manage&Control all Statutory document retention processes.Assist budget preparation;Manage approved budget.Prepare Inform Management timeously-potential over-spend;Prepare specs 4 request 4 proposals Manage&prepare tender evaluation,from commercial side through to pricing,awarding& contract.Vendor management

Service Contract Specialist | Cell C
2006 - 2007

ICT and Telecommunications

Compiling Service Level Agreements on the networking and IT side.

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