27/06 HR
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General Manager - Sourcing - Agrochemical (15-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 714060

Industry : Fertilizers / Pesticides

Category : Operations

Skills : Sourcing, Procurement, Agrochemical, Fertilizers, Persticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Vendor Management, Supplier Management, Customer Management, Market Access

Job Description : 

- Chance to lead the strategic sourcing and cost initiatives of a large global MNC. Driver the India business as a General Manager reporting to the Global MD.

Client Details :

Our client is one of the leading chemical firms globally with multi million USD in market cap. They have aggressive growth plans for India and are looking at India as a key sourcing hub for their global operations. They are looking for a General Manager, reporting to the global MD, to lead the strategic sourcing initiatives and manage the India business.

Description :


Reporting to the Global MD, the key accountabilities will be :

- Manage every aspect of operation in India (sourcing, procurement, market access)

- Execute and implement sourcing activities for all lines of business

- Develop and maintain supplier base across India and other countries

- Plan, implement, maintain, monitor and improve the procurement processes

- Compare costs and evaluates the quality and suitability of supplies

- Manage all contracts and ensure quality of products and services at all times

- Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting supplier and customer relationships

- Understand category-specific landscapes and trends

- Synthesize monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on progress and development

- Report to the global headquarters

- Lead and manage the team in India

Profile :

- 15-20 years of experience in Agrochemical space with preferably an MBA degree. 

- The person should have led business strategy as a part of managing regional responsibility/relations and have a strong process orientation.

- Proficiency in English coupled with knowledge of purchasing methods, procedures and techniques is essential.

- Knowledge of methods of analyzing suppliers and material is must have. The person must have the ability to handle multiple strategies on a timely basis and with a high degree of accuracy.

- High degree of initiative, intellectual curiosity and abstract reasoning skills along with being a team player, able to work with people and suppliers of all kinds and from all walks is important.

Job Offer :

Role is the leadership role for India representing a global organisation which believes in exceptional level of global mobility.

Contact - Swapnil Khetan - +91 (0) 22 4236 3332

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