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25/01 Sushil
HR Consultant at Unicorn HR

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Purchase Head - FMCG (10-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1366459

Strategy and Development:

1. Overall Responsibility for Purchasing and Cost Estimating activities across the business

2. Create and implement best practice purchasing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance

3. Ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets, which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market to include: Terms and conditions, supplier selection/de-selection, evaluation and rationalisation of supply chain solutions including vendor managed inventory, supplier consignments and safety stock

4. Initiate and develop creative and innovative procurement processes.

General and Task Management:

1. Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level

2. Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from stakeholders if appropriate

3. Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

4. Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer and supplier power Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

5. Develop an overall vendor base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage utilising global market exploitation, leveraging spends and leveraging technologies

6. Ensure professional and Purchase management is applied across the supply base in line with the purchasing policy and guidance.

Objectives including KPIs:

1. Financial Budget and Control, Input and hold responsibility for Purchasing and cost estimating budgets

2. Prepare the annual Purchasing budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with customer and legal requirements. Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects

3. Self motivated and able to work well under pressure.

Skills Required:

1. Proven working experience as Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing.

2. Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

3. Interest in market dynamics along with business sense

4. A knack for negotiation and networking

5. Working experience of vendor management software

6. Solid judgement along with decision making skills

7. International Purchasing, Vendor Management.

Sakshi Patel,
Unicorn HR.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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