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Sr. Manager - Supply Chain Management - 14001

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Date: 15-Oct-2021

Location: Pune, India

Company: Tata Communications

Job Family Descriptor

Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, for Supply Chain Management, to enable sourcing and delivery of goods and services at or below market costs; Interprets procurement requests and purchase requisitions to coordinate purchasing activities for the organization. Assess and deliver procurement requirements for the business (across network, IT, managed services, infra facilities, OSP and support services, etc), provide pre-sales bid support from procurement perspective, vendor capability evaluation and selection of vendors, set targets and price points. Collects vendors’ quotations and examines bids. Build procurement plans, maintain strategic vendor relationships and conduct negotiations of procurement deals, assess risk and develop mitigation strategies; Assesses and monitors supplier’s products to ensure compliance with the organization’s specifications and quality standards. Review and keep abreast of duty benefits utilization and compliance. Operate with optimum inventory level, manage storage and logistics movement of equipment / material as required by the organization with speed and at optimal cost. Process improvement Sweat inventory and assets through field / customer recovery, repair and return, and redeployment. Dispose non-moving / obsolete inventory and fixed assets at optimal prices.

Broad outline of the Role

Manages a team of procurement professionals and conducts team development activities Responsible for tracking, vendor evaluation, negotiation and selection and vendor issue resolutions. Assist team members in preparation of RFP as per user teams requirements. Interact rwith cross functional engg teams to pro-actively gauge requirements; Tactical role which provides a marked contribution to defining the direction of new products, processes, standards or operational plans based upon business strategy, with a significant mid term impact on business unit overall results. Identifies problems and significantly improves, changes or adapts existing method and techniques. Focus is on implementation and control rather than policy and strategy development. May have involvement in regional/segment projects, may lead teams under overall supervision Education :An engineer, preferably also a business graduate Experience : 8 - 10 years of experience in commercial/ procurement

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