09/02 Sheetal Rao
Managing Partner at InnoQuest Consulting

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Senior Manager/Program Head - Procurement - BPO (10-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 663113

Skill and behavioral traits :

- Identifying the procurement needs at the organization's projects / sites.

- Identifying potential suppliers, soliciting bids, reviewing bids and selecting suppliers, negotiating and awarding contracts, accepting delivery of products and inspecting the products, paying suppliers and maintaining vendor relationships.

- Having an alternative source for procurement (when required).

- Preparing monthly / quarterly / yearly purchase budgets, identifying potential cost savings.

- Ensuring compliance with the organizations rules and regulations and overseeing people and performances of the Purchase Team.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following :

- Develop metrics to measure growth & performance of the vertical and various processes.

- Interface with US based managers on production, quality & security guidelines.

- Work closely with client to proactively understand business needs and solutions to anticipated issues.

- Proactively identify gaps, report on quality trends, makes recommendations for improving and enhancing the existing framework / process by demonstrating thought leadership.

- Should be mature and a highly experienced professional with good exposure in bulk purchases.

- Should be aware of the latest technologies and various new materials available in the market.

Desired competencies :

Total Experience : 10+ yrs. preferably in a BPO with min 3 yrs exp. in a leadership role.

Min. Qualification : Graduate/Post Graduate

- Ability to set priorities, plan and organize work

- Excellent managerial skills in SLA compliance

- Should have good exposure on various sub domains in Procurement

- Should have an extensive contact base of vendors in India and abroad.

- Should have worked in an ERP / SAP environment.

- Should possess excellent Negotiation, Presentation and Communication Skills.

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