Souring Manager

Job Category
Outsourcing
Job Location
Mumbai
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference no.
PO-SM-12345
Open Positions
2

Job Description: 

  • Monitor  research trends in the industry as well as “Best Practices”, pursue and adopt these as appropriate for assigned commodity areas
  • Solicits bids, leads auctions, negotiates with suppliers, makes recommendations, qualifies and contracts with new vendor
  • Manage internal customer relationships by leading cross functional sub-category teams, developing deep category knowledge and  aggressively track and improve non-compliance with preferred suppliers
  • Should have handled a team of min 10 – 15 members.
  • Maintain good level of public relations with outside suppliers as well as a strong partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Manage and optimize functional sourcing support activities while ensuring adherence to client’s corporate standards.
  • Draft and/or evaluate scorecards. Conduct complex supplier’s performance validation events and drive improvement initiatives.
  • Conduct complex/adhoc supplier profiling and financial risk assessment. Should be able to do industry benchmarking and market intelligence reports independently.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of project management and sourcing
  • Financial analysis and quantitative skills 
  • Business acumen: Understanding how markets work 
  • Change management skills: Effective influencer who can make persuasive arguments 
  • Negotiation skills includes building eAuction strategies 
  • Excellent communication – written and verbal 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office suites, Outlook, ERP/ P2P systems knowledge(RQ)  

Why Join us?

GEP is different. It’s a place where individuality is prized and talent respected. We don’t spout jargon, but remain focused on what is real and effective. We are a meritocracy where good ideas and great people get noticed, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements.

We recognize people who make a genuine difference by rewarding them well. We’re also a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

Are you one of them?

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