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Senior Category Manager - Agri Commodities - FMCG/Logistics (15-25 yrs)

Bangalore/Pune Job Code: 854493

Key Responsibilities :

- Build a network of suppliers for Agri Commodities like Sugar, oil, groundnuts, rice, grains

- Develop long-term contract with suppliers, monitor continuous supplier performance, and develop supplier relationship

- Negotiate the best-in-class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in line with business objectives

- Identify new and alternate sources of supply as necessary for new and existing categories, cost reduction requirements, and supplier performance issues

- Perform all necessary duties to support business goals related supplier quality, total cost, and inventory objectives

- Maintain a solid working knowledge of essential commodity trends including: industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead times, and technical/manufacturing processes

- Lead a team of procurement specialists across the country.


- Post graduate with 15+ years of professional experience

Skill set :

- Significant experience at procurement of commodities at national level

- Good network with suppliers of commodities

- Very strong negotiation skills

- Must have the aptitude to work in a fast-paced organization with active listening, negotiation, facilitation, and reasoning skills.

- Must be comfortable working in an organization with a flat structure

- Proven ability to lead in a collaborative manner

- Ability to prioritize, analytical thinker, make trade-off/tough decisions

- Great team player, have sound leadership skills, hands-on approach with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and tasks

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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