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21/02 HR
HR at Century Plyboards (I) Limited

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CenturyPly - Senior Manager - Capex & Contracts (10-15 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 1377979

Senior Manager - Capex & Contracts


Kolkata, India


Reports to: Head Procurement


Summary : This role also offers a unique Opportunity to be part of Strategic initiative of Central Procurement Team @ Century Ply boards to define & shape the future of Raw Material Procurement (Paper). In this role, you will work with Poject Managers to Define & lead the Strategy for Procurement & Contract Management. Your role will include building market intelligence, managing Sourcing Strategies & risk management strategies for materials. You will contribute to our agenda to improve sourcing, productivity & support the growth vision of organisation.


Your strategy & contributions will be essential in optimising our spend.


The role involves interaction with senior stakeholders within the organisation and a supplier base that consists mostly of large multi-national vendors with close involvement with the Supply function, Project , Research & Development, Finance, Sales, Quality and Marketing.


Youll have the following scope and responsibilities :


- As Senior Procurement Manager, you will manage multiple categories/ subcategories and projects of increased complexity


- Build and maintain long-term relationships with suppliers while maintaining supplier quality standards to ensure the Company's quality requirements are met with each and every delivery. Lead evaluation of new suppliers and management of strategic key account (supplier) activities.


- Coordinate on-going supplier management practices with internal customers to optimize financial and operational performance. Ensure high leverage in Supplier selection, approval, negotiations and performance management.


- Provide leadership, development and expertise to the role for each CAPEX Project along with the professional manner of dealing with internal customers and suppliers, vendors contractors.


- Contract life cycle management - Engage with stakeholders to identify the most suitable supply solution for a given demand. Negotiate pricing, terms commercial conditions of contracts and manage through the contract lifecycle.


- Ensure value add to internal customers with focus on achieving quick turnaround times and maintaining high quality standards.


- Actively participate in Digital Transformation journey ( e.g. E-Procurement, e-auction etc.)


- Ensure targeted savings and drive metrics such as TAT, OTIF, systems and policy compliance


- Manage strategic projects such as alternate vendor development for e-procurement, participate in regular cross-functional category team meetings as the strategic sourcing lead to make sourcing recommendations and highlights supply risks


Key Deliverables :


- Negotiate with vendors and suppliers to ensure that all items are procured and delivered within budget and time constraints.


- Improve upon existing purchase policies, procedures and best practices.


- Introduction of new vendors and suppliers and their updation in database.


- Develop, negotiate and administer purchase agreements and contracts with suppliers in line with organization requirement and ensure compliance.


- Conduct annual vendor evaluation to ensure that performance standards are maintained.


- Candidate should preferably be from capital equipment / engineering industry.


Market Intelligence :


- Build a comprehensive mapping of the value chain of all commodities and their ecosystem, understanding of Trade agreements/ barriers.


- Continuously deepen understanding of commodity exposures and market fundamentals, to comprehend both short- and long-term market trends and developments.


- Translate market knowledge and analytics into monthly commodity reports and price forecasts.


- Track sustainability landscape view and integrating sustainability into upstream strategy


Sourcing Strategy :


- Develop a comprehensive category sourcing strategy for direct sourcing for materials.


- Work in collaboration with Plants, PROJECT & define ways to implement or benchmark materials (prices or specs) used in different regions.


- Assess arbitrage opportunities for sourcing.


- Identify & lead projects in commodities under scope working closely with Category Teams, Suppliers & internal Stakeholders.


Risk & Spend Management :


- Actively monitor trends in markets and ensure quick response to changes or new opportunities.


- Develop strategies to Manage exposure for commodities managed.


- Based on thorough volatility and value-at-risk analysis, design revised risk policies


If you have these then, you can do it :


Year of experience - more than 10 years


Qualification - BE, B.Tech (Mechanical/Electrical)


- Sound reporting and presentation skills


- Strong analytical and problem solving skills, Strong in MS Excel, MIS creation


- Proven risk management skills in determining supplier selection


- Proven experience in sourcing suppliers and developing CAPEX category strategies


- Superior negotiation skills and ability to influence key stakeholders


- Cost Control


- Worked on SAP


- Openness to handle variety of procurement related activities


You'll love it because : you'll have the freedom to succeed and get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make peoples lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. Your package will be the best in the Industry .

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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