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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Strategy & Planning, Operations
in Gurgaon, India

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

What the Candidate Will Do

As a Sr. Analyst, you will be responsible for handling the end to end sourcing operations for the defined category, Sourcing Project or country / countries. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve our sourcing activities by analysing the company's spending, supplying partnerships and new possibilities.

  • Builds effective relationships and successfully partners across varied functions with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, agencies and colleagues to drive results and lead and influence change.
  • Proactively generates category sourcing options and partners with leaders to implement and manage them.
  • Manages rigorous analysis in order to scope and prioritise new sourcing opportunities within project area(s);
  • Responsible for achieving defined category performance targets and driving the performance of any associated vendors.
  • Provides input and support for continuous improvement programs within the organisation.
  • Leverages industry experts, associations, peers and stakeholders to identify and benchmark best practices for project area.
  • Develops, evaluates, and presents business case and cost/benefit analysis to stakeholders.
  • Communicates proactively with all stakeholders.
  • Understands supply and demand and keeps routinely informed of market conditions.
  • Participates in negotiation strategy development and leads the competitive negotiation process.
  • Develops plans for implementation and change management for projects.
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Leads the continuous improvement process for programs within purview and offers ideas and assistance on programs across the department;
  • Continues to develop deep category knowledge;
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Manages competitive RFXs, as necessary, and manages negotiation strategy development, overseeing or conducting the competitive negotiation process as needed;
  • Leads the development of plans for implementation and change management for projects;
  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
  • Discover and partner with trustworthy vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Leads the creation and implementation of programs to assess and promote supplier performance and development.

Requirements / Work Experience:

  • Master in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • 6 to 8 years professional experience in strategic sourcing.
  • Experience of working in a global environment is mandatory.
  • Expertise on sourcing and vendor management function and relevant tools and software.
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
  • Strong project management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships.
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data.
  • Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions.

Skills

  • Master in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Certification in Sourcing / Procurement domain (CIPS, CPSM or equivalent)
  • Professional with experience on Commercial / Supply agreements shall have an added advantage.

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