Talent Acquistion at Mindtree
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Mindtree - Associate Manager - Procurement SME (5-7 yrs)
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