Associate - Sourcing Desk - 8-12 Years Exp

Location: Bengaluru
Discipline: Human Resources
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Komal Sharma

Contact email:
Job ref: 37908
Published: 9 days ago

Sourcing Desk - (10-15 years of experience)

LocationMumbai / Bangalore

Summary – Job opportunity in Mumbai & Bangalore who holds good exposure in Global Sourcing Category role preferably Non-Tech.

Your future employer: Investment Banking leaders in the market  


  • Lead/Support the development and execution of Market Facing Category, Source Plans and supplier spend management Source plans & strategies within assigned sourcing categories

  • Conduct in-depth cost and spend analysis to develop target savings & cost reduction initiatives through RFx.

  • Complete the following activities for material sourcing events:

    • Work with LOB clients and stakeholders to define requirements

    • Identify qualified candidate suppliers

    • Supplier Management – % of gold & diverse supplier spend, segmentation, referencing, capability analysis and rationalization

    • Evaluate competitive offerings from suppliers and develop and present sourcing options that meet business requirements

    • Conduct commercial term negotiations

  • Partner and collaborate with:

    • Regional Sourcing colleagues

    • Local, regional and global internal stakeholders.

    • In-house Legal, Risk and Finance teams

  • Maintain compliance with all policy and procedural guidelines.

  • Contract Management –MSA & SLA terms, gap analysis with help of external/ internal counsel supported by the right recommendations and comments

  • Compliance – BREXIT, Secondary Data Use Restrictions, GDPR and right purchasing channel

  • Identify new service opportunities that address or anticipate client needs

  • Subject Matter Expert and People Management Skills

    • Groom & Train new joiners to bring them up to speed & learning curve.

    • Assign appropriate Training courses to Team, etc

  • Provides advise and guidance to stakeholders on the organizational procedures and process

  • Formulate direction and advise, manage, change and lead and influence both internal and external stakeholders

  • Proactive engagement with clients to identify and develop value added opportunities and comprehensive sourcing strategies

  • Achieve targets for cost reduction / savings, supplier optimization, risk mitigation, order & payment compliance, and preferred supplier identification


  • Bachelor's Degree required; MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in managing commodity or category spend

  • Previous category management experience in one or more of the following:

    • Human Resources related Benefits, Insurance, Medical Services, Administration Services, Pension / Retirement Plan, Wellness Offerings, HR consulting Services, Recruitment, Incentives & Awards, Relocations Services, Advisory Services to HR related services, etc

    • Marketing related services (Media and Advertising Agencies, Creative Agencies, Market Research, Digital Marketing, Print);

    • Equipment Hardware & Maintenance;

    • Logistics & Secure Transport (Overnight & Regional Couriers, Armored Services);

    • Loan Services (Mortgage Title & Closing, Mortgage Appraisals, Auto Lending Support Services)

    • Customer Data Services

  • Sourcing Methodology, Legal Acumen, Risk Management, Technology Acumen, Ariba Analysis, Market Research, Change Management, Risk Analysis, Contract Management, Analytics, Business strategy Alignment

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