21/12 Ashish
Director at Antrors HR Solutions

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Vice President - IT Category Management/IT Procurement (18-24 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 875264

Role : - IT Category Management / IT Procurement ( Vice President Level)

Location - Bangalore

Job Description:

- Lead the Procurement Plus IT Category for the Growth Markets Region:

- Establish targeted regional executive relationships to drive aligned multi year strategies and enabling agreements with Market Lead and Market Unit(MU) Leads

- Accountable for implementation of the global strategy on a regional and local basis with regional/local and category goals

- Accountable to implement regional category strategy and sourcing agreements consistent with Global Strategies

- Drive and measure category value and excellent service while ensuring compliance with strategy and policies

- Functional and managerial responsibility for team members allocated to the Market Unit

- Closely align with Strategic Supplier Sourcing Leads for Organisations and Supplier solution roadmaps

- Drive project pipeline and forecast of sourcing activity

- Lead Special Projects that support Procurement Plus IT Hardware and Telcom Global Category strategy:

- Establish targeted Global executive relationships and Strategic Supplier relationships to drive aligned multi year strategies and enabling agreements in concert with the IT Hardware/Telecom Solution Lead

- Accountable for global strategy in alignment with Organisations strategic initiatives

- Accountable for implementation of the global strategy on a regional and local basis with /regional/local and category goals

- Accountable to implement global/regional category strategy and sourcing agreements

- Drive and measure category value and excellent service while ensuring compliance with strategy and policies

- Functional and managerial responsible for Procurement Specialists allocated to this activity

- Closely align with Strategic Supplier Sourcing Leads for Organisation and Supplier solution roadmaps

- Drive project pipeline and forecast of sourcing activity

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage the Procurement Plus IT Category for the Growth Markets Region:

- Manage and develop the Regional category organization structure aligned with the Procurement Market Lead and Procurement MU Leads

- Manage direct reports and/or targeted positions incl. target setting, performance review, and career and training development

- Set stakeholder objectives and obtain ownership buy-in

- Assess impact of Regional and Market Units changing requirements, including legislation and policies

- Actively support roll-out of global/regional category development initiatives

- Support strong and robust procurement and category infrastructure aimed at optimizing activities

- Create Regional Stakeholder and Supplier relationships by having regular executive meetings and/or being included in executive staff meetings/reviews.

- Ensure execution and measure of the yearly action plans to improve the category performance

- Actively participate in category community calls and foster team spirit globally

- Ensure implementation of procurement initiative and sourcing agreements globally:

- Coordinate resource allocation to support global/ market initiatives and ensure successful regional rollout

- Lead and support strategic category management and procurement activities globally

- Support global/regional/ Market Units category execution by setting implementation plans and measurements/reporting

- Identify, support and implement other improvement initiatives, e.g. specification optimization

- Promote the use of contracts and buying channels according to category strategies

- Drive alignment with Business Unit solutions and the Strategic Solution Supplier Lead and measure additional value add

- Manage supplier and customer relationships globally:

- Manage Regional supplier relationships in line with Global Category

- Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders

Preferred Candidate:  PG / MBA with 18+yrs experience into Procurement. Last 5+yrs as Leader in IT Procurement Function

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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