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12/04 Gaurav Wagh
Manager at UPL Ltd

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UPL - Global Procurement Category Head (12-15 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 913023

Reporting to the Head of Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing, the role will be responsible for the development deployment of Global Procurement Strategy for the key AIs within the Category to lead/support the business growth and deployment of the same in close coordination with the Regional Procurement Teams. The key focus areas of this role includes - Competitive sourcing, COGS improvement, Assurance of Supply through source addition/source change, Supplier Relationship Management for business continuity & sustainability.

This role is part of Global Category team, which is the cross-functional team comprising members from Global Portfolio Management, Global Product Development, Global Supply Chain, Global Regulatory and Global Sourcing.

Financial :

- Negotiation & Contracting

- Synergy saving /COGS improvement projetcs

- Leading Global negotiations outside China and participate in China negotiations

- Idea generation and execution of projects in conjunction with Supply Chain Category Leads

Customer : 

- Supplier Relationship Management/Risk Management

- Alternate supplier development

- Legal interface with existing Suppliers, such as Supply Agreements, NDAs, MTAs, Registration support agreements etc.

- Need to add alternate suppliers

- Joint development of new Suppliers (externally facing activities, including legal) with AI Contract Mfg. Head (for AIs) and Supply Chain category leads (for Formulations)"

Process/ Operation : 

- Global Category Management

- Representing Global Procurement in cross functional category team - single point contact for all sourcing needs

- Source identification/development for AIs associated with new products launches and/or to support Global growth projects"

Individual/Team : 

- AI Procurement Strategy - Development & Execution

- Market insight & Analysis

- Global Procurement Strategy for key AI's (Globally managed and ~ 80% coverage in spend)

- Industry insights & intelligence

Total Experience: 

12-15 years of experience in Procurement or Strategic Sourcing in any Global organization, Preferably within Agrochemical industry.

Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (preferred) with MBA

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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