Duties and Responsibility

  • Key Accountabilities
  • Manage the relationship with all existing and new third-party suppliers with responsibility for contract, terms, pricing, relationship development and cross-functional product and accounting compliance
  • Assess, develop and implement appropriate terms and negotiate contracts with suppliers. Monitor end to end performance during contractual lifecycle (Sourcing to Payment)
  • Create, lead and execute sourcing, including RFI and RFP with complete familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues
  • Good understanding of proposal submission on tenders for Government / Private undertaking projects
  • To offer SME advice & extend support to Sales & Pre-Sales team on software licenses & hardware costs during RFI / RFP / Tender Submission
  • Coordinate implementation of supplier components across IT products (software & hardware) and integration as part of the company’s business systems. Report status regularly to internal stakeholders
  • To facilitate detailed market analysis considering supplier options, solution breadth and quality, respective product offerings and pricing, and other market conditions. Provide detailed, insightful reports to internal stakeholders
  • Complete know-how of Taxes (Direct / In Direct), Customs & Excise Duty, Logistics, STPI & SEZ norms
  • Construct detailed cost models/purchase price analysis of supplier goods and services. This may include supplier visits and travel off site.
  • Identify, implement and track cost savings projects in cooperation with company stakeholders and the finance team
  • Develop and manage associated sourcing processes; drive compliance with procurement processes, procedures and best practice initiatives
  • Review and validate monthly reports of third party suppliers

10yrs of exp in Technology procurement (Software/Hardware),with deep expertise in software products & purchase negotiations

Extensive experience in Application Services sourcing & should have dealt with complex offshore outsourcing relationships and complex system implementation deals. Experience in Ariba / Concur / Oracle would be a plus.

Job Location: Chennai
Experience (Years): 7-8 Years
Sub Location: Old Mahabalipuram Rd

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