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11/10 Ronit Kundu
TA at Lowe's India

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Lowe's - Lead - Sourcing/Procurement - Mid Value Projects - IT/Software (4-9 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 752697

Levels L6 - Global Sourcing (IT SOW) -

Current Tags/ Titles - Lead 

Role Global - Cat A-C procurement - Mid value projects, Supply Chain, TCO etc 

Specific requirements: 

No of Positions: 2  

Areas ITES -1; Software-1 

Need Global sourcing, Global stakeholders & vendors mgmt, Communication & Negotiations; 2-11pm working -

Key Responsibilities : 

- Procurement Demonstrates extensive knowledge of Procurement processes and tools.

- Manages all classes (A,B,C) of procurement items

- Familiarity to contracting process

- Performs theoretical spend analysis and perform category management to suggest changes to management.

- Negotiates well internally and externally. 

- Category Knowledge Demonstrates significant experience of the subject matter/spend subcategories

- Knowledgeable of the latest trends and innovates

- Can draw value chain map of ABC categories being managed 

- Stakeholder R'ship Intermediate) Demonstrates the ability to relate well to a wide variety of people of diverse backgrounds, opinions, and experiences. This includes being open to differences up, down, across, and both inside and outside of the organization. This also includes skills in building diverse networks, quickly finding common ground, and being respectful of others. Proactively builds relationships with key personnel and seeks to understand their POV, goals, etc.

- Genuinely build professionally cordial relationship -

- Supplier R'ship Develops deeper level of relationship with Supplier

- Schedules regular visits and performance evaluation

- Reporting quality audit to higher management -

- Strategic thinking (Basic) Demonstrates the ability to relate to a wide variety of people of diverse backgrounds, opinions, and experiences. This includes being open to differences, quickly finding common ground, and being respectful of others. Builds trust-based relationships with peers through work quality, responsiveness and attitude. -

- Global business mgmt Understands basic process of global procurement

- Awareness of cultural differences and communication norms 

- Innovation Intermediate) Proactively and consistently drives high value insights; Considers/Proposes or Determines new approach for each unique situation - thinks outside the box- ; Develops new and innovative solutions to common problems; Initiates ideas related to solutions. -

- Financial Decisions Basic understanding of Finance concepts and Terminologies

Basic knowledge to comprehend Balance sheets, PnL statements, Terms etc 

Core Competencies  : 

- Sourcing skills Demonstrates matured level of understanding of Sourcing, aware of processes and tools

- Capability to implement the mechanism and tool of interaction with vendors (PO, LOI, Contracts etc.) with direct connections to multiple enterprise stakeholders (requisitioners and approvers)

- Understanding of the process to ensure efficiencies and compliance -

- Project & Change mgmt (Basic) Understands project plans and individual responsibilities

- Seeks input on completing assignments quickly and effectively

- Manages time contributions and impact on budget -

- Negotiation (Intermediate) Shapes negotiation messages

- Develops and executes comprehensive negotiation plans

- Identifies key roles and messages for participants

- Leverages and coaches others to deliver appropriate messages

- Provides feedback to team on opportunities to improve outcomes -

- Analytical & Reasoning (Intermediate) Develops logical approach to data collection

- Ensures data collection meets the timeline

- Ensures data quality and volume is sufficient

- Builds high quality analyses and baselines

- Evaluates analyses (own and others) for correctness and rationality 

- Results delivery (Advanced) The ability to assemble effective, efficient and balanced teams, drive efforts to identify a pipeline of diversified talent, establish work objectives that align with business strategy and assign clear responsibility for tasks and decisions. This includes distributing workload appropriately to capitalize on the strengths of employees and provide stretch opportunities while ensuring the quality of work. 

- This also includes establishing two-way dialogue, holding frequent developmental discussions and coaching employees according to their career goals -

- Compliance & Ethics Display highest level of professionlism in meetings, conferences, formal forums, and inspire others 

- Technology & Automation (Advanced) Is viewed as a "power-user" who is sought after for guidance on how to best and most efficiently use the technology systems.

- Possesses extremely deep knowledge of the systems and can effectively utilize the entire range of options available in the systems.

- Is able to fix minor issues with the systems. 

Behavioural competencies:


- Being Organizational Savvy Intermediate

- Communicating Effectively Intermediate

- Decision Making Intermediate

- Demo'g Personal Flexibility Intermediate

- Getting Organized Intermediate

- Keeping on Point Intermediate

- Managing Diverse Relationships Basic

- Understanding the Business Basic

Leadership :

- Dealing with Trouble Basic

- Focusing on the Bottom Line Basic

- Getting Work Done Through Others Basic

- Developing Talent 

- Inspiring Others 

Values :

- Acting with Honor and Character Universal

- Caring about Others Universal

- Relating Skills Universal

- SERVE Skills Universal

- Education MBA/Engineering Graduate

- Preferred MBA+Engg+Procurement specialization

Competency wishlist :

- Stores & Inventory - Must-have

- Sourcing & Category mgmt - Must-have

- Process, Research - Must-have

- Analytical & Reasoning - Must-have

- Innovation - Must-have

- Contract Management - Must-have

- Supplier Engagement - Must-have

- Supply Chain- Good-to-have

- Global sourcing - Must-have

- Team management Good-to-have

- Thought leadership 

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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