Contracts Specialist Job at De Beers Group of Companies – in Elandsfontein, Gauteng 1429

Job Description

Company Description


We are the world’s leading diamond company – a unique, luxury business that thrives on the creativity, passion and knowledge of our people.

As we embark on a journey to accelerate the transformation of our business into one that is better positioned to realise the opportunities ahead of us, we welcome and encourage diverse perspectives from those individuals who spark fresh thinking and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions.

We’ll provide you with the space and support to grow and achieve your ambitions and – working together – you’ll help us realise our own ambition to be the pioneer of a new diamond world.

Job Description

  • The Contract Specialist provides sourcing and contractual support on negotiable operational spend to the Category Manager. This role is a Supply Chain role and provides strategic sourcing capability across the De Beers GoC – directly supporting the wholly managed business units and indirectly supporting the joint ventures.

The purpose of the Contract Specialist is to support the management of the supply of strategic commodities and strategic services to the De Beers Group of Companies (GoC), in order to ensure maximum benefit and value and operational compliance, in line with the organisation’s strategic needs ensuring minimised risk to the business.

Some of the key outputs include:
Tender & Contract Management and Administration

SAP ARIBA Administration (contracting and sourcing modules)

Data Analysis & Reporting

Effective market analysis

Constructive interpersonal relations maintained

Enablement of the strategic sourcing function

Knowledge transfer to community of practice


  • Matric/ Grade 12 Mathematics

Current studies towards a commercial/purchasing qualification is critical

1 year experience in a general administrative environment

Exposure to Supply Chain or a commercial environment

Knowledge and Skills:
Impeccable integrity/ ethics

Attention to detail

Strong administrative ability

Team orientation

Good communication (verbal and written)

Strong MS Office skills

SAP Experience

Document management (online & offline)

Methodical and accurate filing ability

Additional Information

Established in 1888, De Beers Group is the world’s leading diamond company with unrivalled expertise in the exploration, mining, sorting, valuing, selling and marketing of diamonds. Together with our joint venture partners, we operate in more than 20 countries across six continents.

We want our diamonds, and our business, to make life brilliant – for our people, our customers and the world around us.

We build partnerships and connect with our people and their communities to make a positive contribution to the wider world. We’re constantly developing new ways to make an impact and build a beneficial legacy. We call it ‘Building Forever’ – it’s fundamental to our pioneering spirit and the purposeful way we do business.


Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect .

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

Closing date: 10 May 2021

About Company

Company: De Beers Group of Companies –

Company Location:  Elandsfontein, Gauteng 1429

About De Beers Group of Companies -