Reporting to Delivery Head
Experience: 16-18+ years management experience in procurement function.
Education: MBA preferred; other graduate degree potentially acceptable
Proficiency in Project Management software systems, as well as, MS Word, Excel & Power Point.
Industry Preferred : preferably from Pharma co., Capital procurement items, project procurement co.
Determine the current and future sourcing needs for the company and decide on the best method for fulfilling those needs
Prepare annual and long-term strategic sourcing plans which identify how the strategic sourcing organization intends to achieve Companys goals
Track planned and achieved savings and build methods for incorporating savings from sourcing teams into annual operating budgets
Keep abreast of sourcing best practices and new developments in industry and take steps to ensure that Company is implementing such practices where appropriate
Develop and implement a purchasing employee value proposition that leads to a significant upgrade in Companys purchasing talent base
Promote and participate in Company-wide committees and task forces to ensure that strategic sourcings input is integrated into major corporate decisions and initiatives
Champion sourcings participation and support in acquisition activities
Identify and execute performance improvement initiatives aimed at achieving reductions in total sourcing spend
Be able to extract market benchmarks on price and delivery (competition and end users included)
Ability to manage a strategic procurement group and to create and sustain partnerships with BUs
Adequate knowledge of Taxation, incoterms and legal terms and conditions of sourcing.
Knowledge of transaction pro
cessing, procure to pay process preferred
Knowledge of lean operation and six sigma preferred
Outstanding people leadership and management skills
Superior communication skills
Strong organization building skills