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21/01 Neelam Nirmal
Recruiter at KPMG

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KPMG - Procurement Advisory Role (8-13 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 883975

- Identifying client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches.

- Analyzing and identifying disablers for achieving the desired procurement operations for the client. Developing and validating the recommendations for the client in the context of the business goals.

- Ability to lead small to medium value engagements or components of large, complex engagements.

- Expertise in end-to-end Procurement Process covering one or more of the following areas: supply planning, procurement planning, category management, procurement analytics, purchasing & expediting and P2P, Source-to-Pay.

- Ability to identify cost optimization opportunities in one or more areas covering purchasing category management, direct materials procurement, Engineered / Designed goods, indirect spends, contracts / services procurement & administration

- Should have specific category expertise in procurement, and have been involved / led value engineering / value addition projects for those categories

- Experience in usage of procurement / cost reduction tools & techniques such sourcing zero based budgeting, reverse auctions, VA/VE, LCC sourcing, would be an added advantage.

- Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.

- Participate in client meetings for active collaboration and delivery of services. Be proactive and demonstrate assertiveness in communicating with client, exhibit excellent communication skills.

- Willing to travel and work on site 100% of the time with the clients, working in project teams at client locations.

Key Criteria:

- MBA + Engineering Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Industrial Engineering

- Minimum 8 years of experience across Industry & Consulting.

- The individual should have managed the procurement function (direct or indirect) across any of the industry environments [Industrial Markets, Automotive, etc].

- Have specific expertise in techno-commercial expertise of sourcing direct materials / sourcing of indirect materials & services

- Should have knowledge of tools / levers / concepts like strategic sourcing, global sourcing, e-sourcing, make / buy evaluation, early vendor involvement etc.

- Knowledge of using e-sourcing tools like Ariba, Hubwoo (preferred)

- Having led procurement cost optimization / procurement process optimization projects and preferably been a part of large scale procurement optimization initiatives.

- Knowledge of one or more direct material technologies like castings, forgings, sheet metal, proprietary or indirect categories like Consumables, Travel & Stay, IT Purchase, Manpower etc.

- Good knowledge of costing mechanism (Zero based, Activity based] and Total Cost of Ownership evaluation

- Certified professionals will be an added advantage

- Ability to work under pressure and remain composed.

- Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills

- Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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