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08/02 Pooja Khanna
TA Specialist at Colgate Palmolive

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Colgate Palmolive - Lead - End to End Supply Chain Services (7-10 yrs) Premium

Mumbai Job Code: 1372335

Job Description : Lead End to End Supply Chain Services


Develop strategic plans, lead strategic negotiations and provide support/guidance for sourcing activities of Supply Services including but not limited to Facility, MRO, Capital, other plant services, warehouse, freight, logistics.


Key Accountabilities:

- Follow the Global Procurement governance in all projects, adhering to GPPM (Global Procurement Policy Manual). Follow the CRMC (Contract Risk Management Committee) process.

- Keep close contact and develop strong partnerships with category stakeholders to better understand the business needs.

- Engage senior leaders when there is a need to escalate any issues.

- Develop and implement any related process improvement in the category.

- Participate in Industry events to bring new ideas to the organization.

- Be a key contributor to the companys new ways of working initiatives

- Manage ethical and professional relationships with vendors.

- Support global and regional initiatives identified in the annual goal alignment.

- Support procurement risk assessment and risk mitigation plans.

- Quickly support spot requests from the Divisional or Global organizations.

- Keep a proactive and dynamic attitude, quickly adopt the company's new ways of working and FEED principles (Focus, Empowered, Experimental, Digital). Take leadership on key initiatives.

- Develop and lead the Supply & Demand Services team.


- Achieve or exceed the savings and simplification goals.

- Develop global strategy and long range plans for the categories under responsibility.

- Update annual Category/Supplier Segmentation in the category.

- Actively engage the global IP network , keeping them aligned, sharing best practices, tracking top projects, enforcing the category governance, and escalation processes.

- Engage frequently and effectively with key Corporate stakeholders in E2E Supply Chain organisation. Be aware of key stakeholder strategies and communicate back to the IP network/ department for awareness, alignment and shaping the IP plans and strategies.

- Drive Innovation Initiatives for the categories under responsibility.

- Lead SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) programs and initiatives as assigned.

- Lead or support the annual benchmarking exercise with similar companies to Colgate and internally with the Divisions.

- Apply strategic sourcing principles and directly lead/manage procurement projects as needed

- Support relevant IP transformational/reimagined initiatives as required

- Actively support the Global Procurement Digital Transformation.

- Perform necessary processes/maintenance/approvals in the Ariba Procurement system. Ie. shopping carts, catalogs, etc. Increase compliance and usage of Ariba eSourcing. Approve shopping carts for the categories/country/hub, expedite emergency orders when necessary.

- Lead and standardize e-Sourcing processes for the managed categories, create appropriate templates to facilitate this process.

- Perform thorough spend analysis, and apply spend analytics best practices for the categories under responsibility, by sub-category/geographical regions/supplier, as a base to develop category strategies.

- Do frequent deep dives in the assigned categories.

- Lead global contract negotiations, and track the effective contract execution and management in the assigned categories; making sure contracts are uploaded in the Ariba contract repository by the responsible party.

- Support Tactical and Strategic sourcing initiatives as required

- Support the CBS/POC processes to continue maximizing the effectiveness of this team, ie vendor creation, improvement with supplier payments.

- Track users Procurement compliance and escalate as necessary

- Lead and/or participate in supplier audits.

- Perform the team development and management responsibilities, setting up clear annual objectives, tracking objectives throughout the year and provide effective/objective assessment on performance and development opportunities.


- Effective Leadership to guide the direct reports

- Strong Business Analysis. Using business tools and information systems when solving problems and making decisions. Using data to support recommendations.

- Negotiation skills. Planning and anticipation, demonstrates professionalism in all business settings and shows ability to control emotions, mannerisms, and communication style.

- Teamwork and Relationship building. Being a team player when interacting with stakeholders and peers. Able to manage relationships at all levels of the organization

- Collaborative engagement with stakeholders.

- Project management skills.

- Setting Priorities

- Ability to work cross functional and cross regional.

- Proficient in Microsoft and Google tools.

- Procurement Experience (FMCG)

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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