Our Client is one of the well renowned firm that provides business advisory, tax and regulatory services and corporate governance across the world. They are leaders in innovative solutions and reputed for best work culture.
Job Description: Manager - Procurement Advisory
MBA + Engineering Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Industrial Engineering
Minimum 8 years of experience across Industry & Consulting.
The individual should have managed the procurement function (direct or indirect) across any of the industry environments [industrial products, automobile, engineering, FMCG etc].
Identifying client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches.
Analyzing and identifying disablers for achieving the desired procurement operations for the client. Developing and validating the recommendations for the client in the context of the business goals.
Ability to lead small to medium value engagements or components of large, complex engagements.
Expertise in end-to-end Procurement Process covering one or more of the following areas: supply planning, procurement planning, category management, procurement analytics, purchasing & expediting and P2P, Source-to-Pay.
Ability to identify cost optimization opportunities in one or more areas covering purchasing category management, direct materials procurement, Engineered / Designed goods, indirect spends, contracts / services procurement & administration
Should have specific category expertise in procurement, and
have been involved / led value engineering / value addition projects for those
Experience in usage of procurement / cost reduction tools
& techniques such sourcing zero based budgeting, reverse auctions, VA/VE,
LCC sourcing, would be an added advantage.
Participate in the development and presentation of proposals
for business development activities.
Participate in client meetings for active collaboration and
delivery of services. Be proactive and demonstrate assertiveness in
communicating with client, exhibit excellent communication skills.
Willing to travel and work on site 100% of the time with the
clients, working in project teams at client locations.
Have specific expertise in techno-commercial expertise of
sourcing direct materials / sourcing of indirect materials & services
Should have knowledge of tools / levers / concepts like
strategic sourcing, global sourcing, e-sourcing, make / buy evaluation, early
vendor involvement etc.
Knowledge of using e-sourcing tools like Ariba, Hubwoo
Having led procurement cost optimization / procurement process optimization projects and preferably been a part of large scale procurement optimization initiatives.
Knowledge of one or more direct material technologies like castings, forgings, sheet metal, proprietary or indirect categories like Consumables, Travel & Stay, IT Purchase, Manpower etc.