Position : Senior Executive - Category Procurement (IT/Admin/ Marketing Procurement Experience is Must)
Reporting To: Deputy Manager - Procurement
Job Location: Bangalore
Span of Control: This is an IC role which will require the incumbent to be able to work and adapt to changing sourcing needs in a fast paced working environment.
Context: ACT serves more than a couple of million happy customers, while ensuring the superior service levels compared to any other in this segment. Therefore, to derive superior service levels, we need a strong backbone of supply chain. Procurement and Sourcing becomes the key contributor to achieve this mission and vision of "Best in Class" customer service.
Job Purpose: The successful candidate will be required to think big and should have the ability to set daily workday goals, work alongside various departments and iron out RFP, conduct bidding and Tendering process, chart out contract particulars, manage the end to end P2P process to ensure company objectives remain on track and are completed as efficiently as possible. We need the candidate to exhibit operational excellence, execution and its control. He is also expected to provide recommendations to senior management on the same.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Should have experience in MarCom, Media Procurement and general administration procurement.
Should have experience in sourcing of IT Products - Servers, Storages, Load Balancers, Networking Switches, Routers, SW Licensing and IT Infrastructure.
Working experience with system integrators, Network Product OEMs, Distributors of IT Peripherals.
Experience in strategic sourcing, Negotiation Strategies via category management.
Knowledge of supply chain regulation and compliances.
Should have experience for the procurement / sourcing of the below categories:
IT Devices and Peripherals
Security related HW, IT Accessories
SW Negotiation and Implementation services
SW Development, Software (Perpetual, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS) including AMCs
Expansions and Upgrades, SW Change requirements.
Produce procurement and Sourcing ops reports - PR/ PO Pendency trackers, operational efficiency and savings dashboards, negotiation trackers.
Hands on experience with procurement and Sourcing management software and databases like SAP MM and SAP ARIBA.
Key Results Area:
Conduct RFP, Tendering and Bidding for IT/ Marketing and Admin requests
Drive cost reduction and optimisation in line with the company's objectives
Ensure smooth release of PO, Payment release by ensuring 100% compliance
Ensure operational efficiency by meeting minimum procurement efficiency requirements
Internal and external benchmarking hence deliver "Best in Class" procurement savings for the respective category.
1. Education - Graduate in Computer Science / Electronics / Electrical engineering or PG/MBA in operations is desirable
2. Work Experience: 2-6 Years of in the area of Procurement of IT/ Marketing and Facilities Sourcing
3. Prior experience of working in SAP environment is desirable
4. Ability to deal with multiple stake holders and drive standardization