Job Title:   Procurement Specialist

  • Job ID

  • 23970

  • Category

  • Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Description

Must have skills, education & behaviors

·         Bachelor’s degree or specialization in Supply Chain Management

·         At least 5 years of experience of procurement in an multinational company or a big organization with a strong focus on price negotiations as well as processes

·         Confidence to work in an environment where instructions are not always provided and own thoughts and ideas are required

·         Effective communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing

·         Ready to be creative and resolve problems on his/her own

·         Must be a team player: Ability to build trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders

·         Organizational skills, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Reporting Skills, Change Management, Supply chain management

 

Requirement

Must have

Nice to Have

Skills

 

 

 

·         Supplier Relationship management

·         Tender and contract management

·         Negotiation Skills

·         Organizational and Communication Skills

·         Analytical Skills

·         Effective Decision Making

·         Person having local market knowledge

·         Person from Service oriented organization

Behaviors

 

 

 

·         Display good leadership skills

·         Adaptability

·         Ownership

·         Problem solver/Multitasking

·         Ability to prioritize

 

 

Role and Responsibilities

·         Contributing to creating and implementing long term procurement strategy and advise the cost center owner on annual budgets

·         Managing the existing Supplier base aligned with the purchasing requirement of the organisation

·         Developing new potential suppliers

·         Working closely with local and global stakeholders to ensure procurement as per organisation’s requirement

·         Negotiating prices, achieving defined KPIs considering TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)

·         Active Supplier Management (yearly performance ratings, strategic evaluations/segmentation, and development plans for key suppliers)

Additional Notes

·         Experience working under tight deadlines, with financial targets

·         Confidence to work in an environment where instructions are not always provided and own thoughts and ideas are required

·         Effective communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing

·         Ready to be creative and resolve problems on his/her own

·         Must be a team player: Ability to build trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders

·         10% of time available to travel (mainly in India)