11/12 Pooja Chaudhary
Senior Associate at Iris Corporate Solutions

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Assistant Manager/Manager - Procurement - Packaging Material - eCommerce (6-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 643073

Job purpose :

The purpose of this position is to support Packaging & Logistic consumable procurement for Flipkart central procurement team and help drive efficiency and cost reduction initiatives. This position is an integral part of the Central procurement team.

Role and Responsibilities :

- The position is part of the Central Procurement Unit and will support Pan India sourcing of Packaging (Flexible/rigid) and Consumable (Bulk and Secured packaging)

- Role requires strong collaboration with the key stakeholders to understand their requirement, recommend right sourcing strategy, identify suitable vendors, float enquiry / RFP/ Tender, conduct negotiations and finalize rate contract

- Ongoing basis review the current contract, identify opportunities and suggest innovative solution to optimize the TCO for each spend categories

- Develop good knowledge and understanding about the vendor market and explore alternate solutions

- Interact with the internal customers and work closely with them to identify areas of improvement

- Support the implementation of the Vendor management program and vendor performance review

- Ongoing basis contribute towards Procurement process improvisation and roll-out of the systems & processes related to biding/auction and Contract Management.

- Lead the discussion on contractual terms and finalization of various agreements related to the product and services sourced in consultation with the Business and Legal team

- Draft Tender /RFP /eRFP, prepare templates for technical and commercial evaluations and record savings

Key Skills :

- Experience in e-Procurement and reverse auction is preferable

- Should have strong experience in managing stakeholders and understanding of the strategic sourcing process

- Process oriented with excellent communication and problem solving skills.

- Strong communication skills - verbal and written, ability to communicate effectively to varied audiences

- Self-motivated, able to perform role with minimal supervision

- Able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment

- Ability to work in a team environment to consistently achieve results & achievement.

- Strong organizational skills

- Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal customers and Organization's suppliers to meet or exceed business objectives.

- Analytical Inclination, Able to analyze data and conduct independent analysis and outcome (spend analysis, good command on excel/spread sheet etc).

Qualifications :

- BE / MBA degree

- Minimum of 6~10 years direct working experience related to the procurement team for medium to large organizations.

- Prior work experience supporting Automobile, manufacturing industry.

- Excellent logic skills, analytical skills and problem solving capabilities so as to be able to think about the downstream consequences

- Microsoft Office - Access, Excel, Word, Outlook,PPT.

- ERP - Oracle, SAP, Ariba etc.

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