Lead Sourcing Analyst - India

Basic Information

Country

India

State

Maharashtra

City

Pune

Date Published

08-Sep-2021

Job ID

31324

Travel Amount

up to 10%

Description and Requirements

Lead Sourcing Analyst
Location: Pune

Job Description:
As a Lead Sourcing Analyst, you will be responsible for managing assigned global categories, suppliers, and spend. This includes internal business partner relationships, supplier relationships, contracts, cost negotiations, and category strategy.   

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • You will be working with internal stakeholders to understand and source suppliers to meet requirements while addressing budget, service levels, and another total cost of ownership (TCO) factors.
  • You will be negotiating supplier terms & conditions such that key requirements (cost, price, specification, quality, logistic, legal, data privacy, security, reliability) are fulfilled.
  • You will be developing and leading a global category strategy with business partners.  
  • You will be leveraging internal reporting and data for supplier and solution consolidation opportunities across the company
  • You will be gathering and analyzing spending data, as well as local, regional, and global market data to ensure competitive pricing through all phases of contract negotiations.
  • Provide market intelligence on commodity market trends and local/global opportunities.
  • Exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures to determine appropriate action.
  • Develop and implement category management tools and processes to enhance spend analytics and customer service.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report supplier performance.
  • Lead strategic relationships with critical suppliers providing secure and cost-effective sources for relevant commodities.
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with relevant internal stakeholders, proactively engage with internal customers to understand their plans and future needs as well as manage proactive reporting.
  • Consistently provide feedback to upper management regarding the status of projects, activities, and/or initiatives.
  • Establish self as an expert on category subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories, or techniques.
Qualifications
  • Capabilities & Competencies for Success:
  • Proven track record of applying Procurement principles, theories, and concepts to achieve optimal results.
  • Working knowledge of contractual terms and conditions related to software.
  • Ability to plan and organize project and sourcing schedules and meet all deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate well in both verbal and written form, with emphasis on negotiation, supplier relationship skills, and stakeholder relationship building skills
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Intellectual curiosity that drives analysis and continual education
Experiences:
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in Supply Chain, Finance, or other Business Discipline, with a proven track record of academic success
  • 7-10 Years Supply Chain work experience
  • Experience in the IT Software category is preferred  
  • Experience in Technology Procurement is preferred

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