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Date: 13-May-2021

Location: Mumbai, India

Company: Tata Communications

About role

Designation: Assistant Manager- Supply Chain Management

Location: Mumbai / Pune

About the function: An international telecommunications company is seeking a talented Supply Chain Professional to join its Supply Chain team. This position is based in Mumbai/Pune, India. The Company provides national long distance, subsea cable capacity, international voice services, MPLS, Internet transit, SaaS, Global SIP, IoT, mobility, cloud and other products worldwide

Purpose of your Role

To support Supply Chain Management team in transformation initiative for multiple business entites as per business and customer needs and in accordance with policy guidelines from Compliance, Security, Finance etc.

The candidate will be responsible for leading and supporting key and high focus transformation initaitives and drive improvements. The candidate is expected to work in ambigious situations and navigate self and teams to very clear objective. The candidate is also expected to lead multiple initiatives at same time and should be very well versed with multi-tasking, priortization, work load balancing depending upon business and customer needs.

The candidate should be able to manage and drive critical interactions with key stakeholders and arrive at consensus. The stakeholders may range from Operations, Finance, Tax, Sales and Product. The candidate should be able to articulate the need of transformation, its importance and communicate it very effectively to wider audience.

The candidate should be able to put best in class agile and project management pactices in place while driving transformation. The candidate should be confident enough to face and own external and internal audits and address questions and queries from stakeholders and incorporate feedback in case of any observation.

Candidate will be supporting Supply Chain professionals in terms of transformation.

You will be

A multi-faceted Supply Chain Professional, a team player, an excellent communicator and organiser,a natural problem solver.  

Hands on experience and being anticiapative and proactive in managing risks are key aspects to be successful in this role. Attention to detail without losing big business and customer picture and creating win win situation for all stakeholders are key ingradietns for this role. Good stakeholder management, team spirit, result orientation, solution approach are abosultely critical for this role.

You will be accountable for (Key Responsibilities)

  • Driving Supply Chain Transformation initiatives in line with business and customer needs and guiding team members through transformation journey.
  • Leading overall transformation initiatives governance with leadership team through regular reviews and updates.
  • Guide and help fellow colleagues from Supply Chain Management team to drive transformation inititaives.
  • Identifying, formulating and driving multiple automation and digital transforamtion initaitives leveraging innovative technologies

Driving discussions with key business stakeholders indepedently and represensting Supply Chain team and ensuring consensus

You Are

Entrepreneurial: You spot opportunities to drive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the Tata Communications brand is always protected, enhanced, and elevated.

Proactive and open: As a team, we embrace new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands on approach

You have (Qualification and exp)

  • Minimum 8 years of Supply Chain Experieence, particularly in International and telecom domain.
  • Professional Certification in Project Management would be an added advantage.
  • Should have keen interest in transformation and continuous improvements.
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain disruptions and innovations would be key in driving transformation.
  • Educational Background: BE/B TECH preferably from Electronic and Telecommunication domain, MBA Prefered

Prior experience in Transformation and Project Management in international market would be preferred.


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