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29/07 Ankita Gupta
HR at Maersk Line

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Maersk Line - Assistant Sourcing Project Manager (3-7 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1132796

Maersk - Assistant Sourcing Project Manager - Mumbai


Job Title : Sourcing Project Manager

Career Stream : Professional Roles in this career stream require the application of professional expertise to achieve results. Results are mainly delivered either through individual contribution or project teams. Progression in these roles reflects and increasing depth of professional knowledge.

Reports to : Head of Strategic Sourcing

Job Purpose/ Summary :

- A career as an internal procurement consultant in a Fortune 500 company: For us, fast growth means a steady stream of new challenges, and a constant need for new ideas, knowledge and talent to overcome them. This makes our organization a dynamic environment where your creativity, ambition and problem-solving skills will be put to the test every day.

- The opportunity to work on projects around the world: You will join an organization with the size and global reach it takes for you to make your mark on the world. We work out of offices in Copenhagen and Mumbai. An environment where you will consistently work at the edge of your comfort zone and experience a high degree of empowerment in project strategy, tactics and implementing innovative solutions.

- Full integration with the clients - they are our colleagues. Extensive formal training focused on improving your 'on the job' hard and soft skills & capabilities

Key Responsibilities :

- You will be part of the Strategic Sourcing team which supports the Maersk brands on a wide range of sourcing projects and initiatives globally.

- You will be responsible and accountable for leading and supporting projects and lead work streams for different business units in close cooperation with internal stakeholders. These could represent anything from $5m to $500m in annual spend.

As a Sourcing Project Manager you will get exposed to a variety of classical (procurement) consultancy tasks e.g:

- Leading creative idea generation workshops with suppliers and internal stakeholders;

- Developing new models to analyze supplier offers and quantify total costs and total values of ownership;

- Mapping and analyzing data on current spend patterns and identifying cost drivers and opportunities in complex marketplaces;

- Communicating complicated messages in compelling ways to senior levels within the businesses;

- Preparing and executing different types of negotiations

- Finally, you will have significant responsibility from the start and be expected to execute and deliver on time and in line with very ambitious targets.

Required Experience & Skills :

Our employees represent a wide range of educational backgrounds, work experience and nationalities - most important to us is your personal skills. You must thrive in a fast paced, fast changing and dynamic environment and be a true team player with strong analytical abilities and interpersonal, and communication skills.


The ideal candidate would look like the below :

- Holds a master's degree within business, economics, engineering or supply chain where you finished top of the class

- Relevant work experience of around 3-5 years from a reputed organization focusing on procurement and/or project management and/or consulting.

- Top performer who excels in executing under pressure and over-delivering towards their clients

- Understands stakeholder management excellence and can build rapport even in challenging situations

- Demonstrates strong analytical skills and preferably with good experience with financial /excel modeling

- Is good in our key differentiating sourcing skills: Sourcing Strategy, Negotiations, Cost Modeling and Project Management

- International mindset, willingness to travel and excitement to engage in cross-cultural stakeholder management

- Entrepreneurial spirit

Personal Characteristics :

- You are self-driven, analytical and result-oriented with an open and international mindset.


- In addition, you are service-minded, persist strong communication skills and take pride in providing a good service to both stakeholders and to the colleagues who rely on you.


- You are also highly reliable with a flexible approach to whatever work you undertake, have the ability to take the initiative, to priorities and to organize your workload.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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