11/01 Gurubaran Gnanasekaran
Talent Acquistion at Mindtree

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Mindtree - Associate Manager - Procurement SME (5-7 yrs) Premium

Bangalore Job Code: 880498

About the job:


- Pre-Qualify the supply base before sourcing for the software & hardware related requirements for Corporate IT & Project related requirements.

- Lead Sourcing Events: Build and Execute RFP/Q/Auction (Sourcing Events) responses for the End Computing, Storage, Server requirements

- Negotiate contracts, obtain information and gain technical opinions.

- Evaluate responses and conclude pricing decisions to obtain optimal terms and conditions from Suppliers

- Manage Supplier relationships, and Monitor Service levels

- Coordinate with the Legal team to draft contract documentation

- Renegotiate existing hardware and software AMC services.

- Continually benchmark the Major Hardware and Software products to identify new solutions/service offerings, evaluate their capabilities, identify category cost drivers and establish pricing trends.

- Drive and increase partner network in non-India locations.

- Responsible for current state assessment, gap resolution and task execution/deliverables for assigned area of responsibilities.

- Work with business unit leadership to report and monitor process compliance

- Comprehensive understanding of P2O process and Order to Payment technologies (specifically in SAP)

- Demonstrate candour; ability to respectfully challenge senior leadership

- Have a flair for understanding Hardware and Software Licensing requirements and drive effective discussions with vendor to ensure sourcing is finalised based on the internal compliance guidelines.

- To liaise and handle Statutory and Internal audit-related questions.

- Prepare MIS for the category and present it to management.

- Work with partners to drive rate contracts/catalogs to improve the speed at which the process is followed.

- Have an eye for detail to keep reviewing the internal processes and recommend changes for better and faster execution.

- Build BCP for all critical and key partners and produ cts.

Skills Required : IT procurement, IT purchase


- Should have sourced IT Hardware, Software and Services for internal consumption

- Should have sourced IT Hardware, Software and Services for a client project

- Should have been a part of the Procurement function of the company

- Should have been part of shared services supporting procurement function

- Should have done Procurement for sourcing for a company's client

Location - Bangalore

Years of Exp - 5 to 7 Years

Designation - Associate Manager

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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