TOTAL Coal Mine
In the mining sector LEAP has done a supplier development programme for Total Coal Mine; Dorstfontein East & West near Kriel in Mpumalanga. Here we have assisted with development of companies providing services in Facilities Management, namely gardening and catering (opening a canteen on both mines).
LEAP assisted Total in sourcing a local supplier and with the tender process by identifying the scope of work and SLAs, liaising with the procurement department and the representatives at the mine to establish tender guidelines, and liaising with the LED representatives. Selection and appointment of the suppliers in the community including selection criteria, drafting of announcements and placements, collection of applications, screening and interviewing process, Entrepreneurial Assessment consisting of Financial and overall business health check, Enterprise Development plan and up-skilling of the entrepreneurs and their staff.
The end results to Total Coal Mine were linked to social upliftment and job creation in the local community as well as tangible cost savings for Total Coal Mine whereby its gardening cost was reduced to about 12% below the average market rate per square metre of grass cut.