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Sr Manager - Supply Chain Management (Supply Chain Management) - B4101_1

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Date: 02-Dec-2022

Location: Mumbai, India

Company: Tata Communications

Purpose of the role

The Sr. Manager Sourcing  is a position within Tata Communications, based in the SCM team and reporting to the Network Category Head. You will be based in Mumbai and will be responsible for below role.

  • Managing supplier relations, RFP/RFQ and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
  • Knowladge of Ariba and SAP ERP will be an added advantage.
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications



  • Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position.
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proactive and hands-on, with strong business acumen and drive and determination to succeed

Key responsibilities

  • Managing sourcing related to IOT, 5G and Mobility in Telecom network.
  • Category expert with good domain knowadge
  • Responsoble for end to end supply chain process starting from Cource to procure to pay

Qualification & other requirements

Degree in business administration, Engineering or a related field.

Overall purchase experience of 10+ years with minimum 5 years of experience in Telecom industry managing key Mobility/IOT/5G vendors.

Experience as a credible and capable adviser at multiple levels of an organisation with strong business acumen together with business and industry experience


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