Procurement knowledge of IT Equipment hardware like , Intel Servers , Blade Servers , Rack Servers .
Procurement knowledge of Unix Servers like Oracle, IBM and HP.
Procurement knowledge of IT Storage hardware like, Entry, Mid and Enterprise level Storage equipment, Tape library and Fiber Channel Switches.
Fair knowledge of IT Software like, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, IBM , Mailing software and Application softwares .
Understanding user requirement and preparing RFP for large procurements.
Inviting price bids for RFP, preparing Technical and commercial compare of received bids for management review.
Get price bids from vendors for enterprise IDC customer requirements.
Knowledge of price points for IT hardware and software prevalent in market.
Negotiate on Opex pricing for various IT Hardware and software requirements.
Carry out independent negotiations with vendors to achieve best price.
Discover price of equipment through market or research from Internet.
Fair bit of knowledge of contract negotiations for Capex and opex requirements.
Formulating scope of work Support Services.
Creating Rate contracts for Server and Storage hardware required for IDC for customer ordering.