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Role Overview :
Role of Lead Specialist Purchasing reporting to Purchase Manager in India
What You'll Do
Manage a daily queue of requisitions received and ensure timely execution Track monitor and drive renewal requirements with stakeholders
Look for optimization options where applicable Negotiation of contracts and commercial terms Contract drafting and review Collaboration with key stakeholders across the value chain within the organization
Work on global sourcing transactions
Reviewing purchase request forms for accuracy and completeness Writing and / or reviewing specifications for supplies and services
Reviewing bids and memos to ensure adherence to procedures and policies
Compiling, recording, and completing narrative and numerical purchase data Exchanging purchasing information with employees & suppliers.
Communicates with Employees / Department heads / Vendors and assists in resolution of any open issues pro-actively. Prepares and issues purchase orders through the system.
Achieving of minimum SLA’s like cycle time, savings and the like in line with team metrics
Strategic objectives : Analyzing high volumes of data to prepare forecasts for spend / savings Work towards category management objectives of spend analysis, supplier segmentation and overall category strategy
Drive initiatives independently with regards seamless management of the assigned command
Who You Are
Education : Graduate
Years of experience : 3 to 5 years of experience with purchasing of Cloud and on-premise Software products and services in a global environment
Sourcing : Thorough knowledge of source to contract cycle including but not limited to : a) Spend analysis and data base lining;
b) Market research; c) Sourcing Strategy d) Tendering e) Documentation for award of business
Contract management and negotiations including commercials
Should be well versed on contract management, EULA terms review
Should have ability to identify the business risk though contract management reviews.
Contract drafting g) Vendor performance management
Adherence to process and procedures in line with guidelines of purchasing
Tools Awareness : MS OFFICE Excel and word advance Oracle Purchase module : business user experience will be an added advantage
Communication : Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English along with a sound business acumen to have collaborative exchange of communication across departments and geographies, result oriented approach and an ability of provide solutions to day to day concerns.
Knowledge of additional foreign languages may be an added advantage like French, German or Spanish.
Software skills : Quick learner who will have a team player attitude as well as eager to adapt to existing purchase environment and execute on tasks assigned with finesse.