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05/08 Saumya Srivastava
HR-Recruiter at Xpert Conexions

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Senior Manager - Procurement - Telecom (8-13 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1136518

The job holder provides procurement support to business teams that are directly supporting our customers. The job holder is expected to help ensure our supply chains are effective and responsive such that they help us exceed the expectations of our customers and help us win and retain business.

Responsibilities :

- Work with pre-sales/ bid manager team on understanding the scope of bids/ deals and map appropriate vendor considering capability and commercial feasibility

- Create and develop relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

- Lead commercial negotiations with suppliers for goods and services ensure the best terms possible are obtained to win customer deals within a stringent timeline

- Ensure purchases are executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the company's policies

- Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

- Collaborate with key persons including demand & delivery manager to ensure clarity of the specifications and SLA - develop risk management plans for key category areas to ensure security of supply


- Seek out supply chain advantages to help the business improve its ability to compete and win

Job Requirements :

- Experience of working in a similar role ideally within a telecom environment

- Btech / MBA qualification is must

- Experience of working in a pre-sales environment is must

- Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills

- Good knowledge of sourcing, procurement and supplier management

- Experience of leading contract negotiations for network, IT (including software licenses)

- Well organized and self-motivated individual capable of working with a high degree of autonomy

- Ability to work under time pressure and with some amount of ambiguity

- Possess analytical skills to determine the best deals for the company and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each supplier based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors

- Full member of CIPS or possession of a similar procurement/supply chain qualification is desirable

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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