Associate Director- Procurement (12+ years)

Location: Mumbai
Discipline: Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Deepika Seth

Contact email: deepika.seth@crescendogroup.in
Job ref: 37081
Published: about 5 hours ago

An exciting opportunity for a Procurement Leader who would be responsible for Technology & Non Technology Procurement which includes procurement of IT Hardware, Software, Professional Services, Facility management, Security etc. We are looking for someone with 12+ years of experience in leading Procurement from Banking, Financial services, KPO or ITES industry.

Our client is looking for relevant experience in  Procurement & Sourcing, IT & Non-IT Procurement with combination experience in Financial Services setups & ITES firms.

If you have, the relevant experiences please read on and apply.

Location: Mumbai

Your Future Employer: India's leading research, analytics and credit rating firm

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the procurement strategy, liaise with various departments leader to help and identify the needs across IT and Non-IT procurement.

  • Managing complex negotiations with multiple vendors

  • Developing sound understanding of cost-effective strategies for the services and products that client acquire

  • Building a culture of long-term saving on procurement cost by assessing, evaluating, and analysing the spend and creating alternatives ways of procuring.

  • Partnering with businesses and supporting functions to enable them to get the most optimum procurement terms

  • Improving the Business Process and Cost Reduction .

  • Conducting research for procuring the best services/ products in line with the budgets provided by networking with people

  • Influencing and negotiating the contract terms and ensuring compliance to Company's Spend & Transaction Policy

  • Tracking and analysing data on spending and saving by improving efficiency and managing audit for procurement function

  • Conducting all business with the highest ethical and professional standards.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering & MBA from with 12-15 years of experience in heading Procurement function leading IT and non IT Procurement from Banking, Financial Services, ITES or KPO industry

  • Hands-on experience in procurement process and ability to read the market

  • Strong negotiations and influencing skills and prior networking with the partner/vendor firms

  • Strong decision-making ability and working with numbers

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and to meet deadlines in challenging

What is in for you?

  • A high visibility role, acting as a strong support to the leadership team

  • Working in an impactful role, which requires a mix of operational expertise and strategic planning while discovering business potential and influencing business decisions.

Reach Us:

If you think this role is aligned with your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on tavleen.bindra@crescendogroup.in for a confidential discussion on the role.

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