JOB DESCRIPTION :
Support Service Program Consultant / Executive assist internal team through all phases of the client requisition process in order to encourage a fair and competitive environment as well as maintain adherence to program process and compliance.
Responsible for developing partnering relationships with vendors and gaining a strong understanding of their business. This role requires experience in overall workforce management / procurement and ability to differentiate between field resource categories and provide cross functional support, including the onshore / offshore requirements.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsible for leading the vendor selection process; Sourcing of Local, Regional & Global Vendors for 3PS Services in APAC, EMEA, LATAM and USCA
Preparing detailed Cost Analysis of Vendor Quotes and doing comparatives
Strategize setup for primary and Secondary Vendors per IT Asset product SKU and IT staffing & professional service SKU
Ownership of the Vendor Onboarding and Contract Management (SOW, MSA, NDA, Commercial Agreements & similar legal & subcontracting agreements)
Managing the RFI / RFP process for large and mid-size deals
Promotes communication with the clients and vendors within assigned market area or skill set.
Vendor Service Dispatching- Will supervise team for timely dispatch of Field Engineers at site location and implement sourcing skills while engaging with vendors to source the best Field Engineer.
Evaluates clients project requirements to determine best practice sourcing solution; escalates deviations for client approvals / decision making.
Develops deep competency knowledge of the business and supplier community to assist with sourcing recommendations.
Responsible for managing all stages of requisition activity through the use of VMS technology.
Oversees the use of VMS technology to ensure optimum, cost-effective, timely, and high-quality results. Provides adequate oversight, training and leadership to ensure end user community and supplier partnerships reach potential.
Provides consultative support to end users to clarify job responsibilities, skills and other requirements of specific requisitions.
Leverage recruiting experience to review and shortlist candidate submittals from suppliers to ensure the best qualified candidates are submitted for end user review and placement.
Performs analysis to include cost savings reporting and other quality or efficiency data to help improve operational processes.
Understanding of pricing models and what goes into creation of bill rate along with candidate employment status.
Provides program Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) training and updates to supplier and internal team on a regular basis to ensure understanding and compliance of VMS technology use and overall program cadences.
Confirms suppliers appropriately manage their employee on-boarding, employee relations issues, and off-boarding activities.
Provides and analyzes standard program reporting to client end users and stakeholders, to include the support of ad hoc report requests as required.
Supports the MSP in ensuring financial goals and objectives are met or exceeded as well as full compliance on all Iron Systems policies and procedures.
Assists in providing accurate, timely, and complete daily performance analyses.
Graduation - Technical Degree (BCA / B.Sc / Btech) is mandatory
Related field experience with a minimum of 4-6 years in the IT Service procurement / Staffing services industry.
Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing, both in one-on-one and in group presentation settings with various levels of professionals both internal and external.
Strong experience in Strategic sourcing, Global Procurement, Contracting & Vendor Development
Expertise in Technical Staff Augmentation Services
Ability to self-manage workload, set target dates, meet deadlines, follow processes, and develop and implement project road maps to achieve optimum results.
Ability to demonstrate high-level customer service to internal and external clients.
Ability to negotiate pricing and delivery terms with supplier firms.
Performs financial analysis to influence procurement decisions and managing purchasing budgets to optimize cost and vendor consolidation
Knowledge of and the ability to utilized best practices in purchasing, procurement and client negotiation.
Knowledge of and the ability to effectively utilize accounts payable, purchase order, and Vendor Management Systems and tools.