Responsible for the category sourcing of IT, telecom, networking, admin and project related hardware &
Identifying and developing strategic vendor base of local and global sourcing items and for achieving cost
effective purchases while improving quality & reliability.
Review and negotiate the contracts and agreements to achieve the best terms and conditions.
Developing long-term partnerships with vendors; managing day-to-day supplier performance to ensure
meeting of service, cost, delivery, quality norms and ensuring compliance with SLA.
Continuous improvement of processes with focus on quality and cost efficiency. Improving turnaround time
and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Sourcing: Categories - IT (Software/ Hardware)
Categorize the deal / relationship depending upon the risk and the level of spend to conclude how the relationship would be
Conduct Market Research and identify the potential suppliers.
Formulate and scope the RFI and RFP documentation.
Once RFP is published on Ariba, provide support to suppliers ensuring RFP event closes successfully with participation from all
Analyze the responses received in the RFP event. Preparation of comparatives.
Negotiate commercial and contract with supplier to ensure that the given deal is in line with business requirements
Preparation of recommendation note
Complete the approvals and execution of the deal in line with the Group Policy and Governance, ensuring timely release of PO to
Liaise with various business units (legal/ ITRMs/ Business/ Risk) throughout the course of a deal.
Updation of deals pack for assigned categories/ Preparation & presenting the MI.
Managing, governing and administering contract database.
Conducting due diligence on vendors including financial status check and in-depth profiling.
Update the Panel of Suppliers and Vendor data base periodically.