Job Description – Global Procurement Manager
Report to: Head of Center of Excellence team
The candidate would be part of the Global Center of Excellence Team which is engaged into end to end Procurement and Sourcing of goods and services globally for the organization. The aim of the job is to support the Global Category Managers by setting up partnerships with companies that deliver best in class HR related Services. The Procurement Manager will identify and managing suppliers in multiple categories. Some services will be used by NGA and some will be resold to our Customers, alongside of our NGA payroll solutions.
This would be an Individual Contributor role based out of Hyderabad, India.
Skills necessary to be successful in this role are as given below:
Good knowledge of Source to Contract process with preferable market research knowledge.
Procurement Category Management: 5 years’ experience in category management. Know the key steps within category management. Align, support and work with Global Category Managers to implement agreed Global Category Plans, across multi-entity organizations globally & demonstrate ability to step in for GCM when required.
Opportunity Identification/Spend Analysis- Experience in various layers of spend data to identify projects for cost savings, preparing proposals of projects identified, presenting to stakeholders, getting final sign off.
Contract Management: Understand the fundamental structure of contract documents and the type of documents required. Good knowledge on types of contracts and contract structures e.g. NDA, MSA, Framework Agreements, schedules and SOW’s with Contract drafting experience.
Stake Holder Engagements: Advanced stakeholder management skills to manage your internal stakeholders and be pro-active in your approach. Must be able to communicate at all levels across the organization. Strong influencing and convincing skills in order to build successful, convincing business cases to gain sponsorship to launch cost reduction projects. Collaborative approach but possesses the ability to put point of view or procurement position across in a non-confrontational way. Able to push back when necessary. Active participation in the Business Review Calls presenting the spend reporting, saving opportunities.
Support Sales teams by developing new opportunities in the regions by offering new Services.
Execute on supplier assessment, selection, commercial negotiation and contracting.
Point of escalation for Operations in resolving structural issues with these third-party suppliers.
Fluent in English, verbal and written.
Sales background is an advantage.
Entrepreneur, taking calculated risks and courageous.
Able to work at times in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining accuracy.
Hands-on/practical approach, self-starter, team player.
Out of the box solutions-thinking attitude.
Ability to deal with ambiguity.
Intermediate knowledge of MS-Excel, MS-Power Point & MS-Word (Advanced skills – desirable).
Good knowledge of Outlook, SharePoint.
Education / Qualifications
Education: Engineering Graduate (BE/B.Tech), MBA or Equivalent University Degree
Certifications from a globally recognized would be an added advantage (MCIPS/ CPSM/ CSCP/ PRINCE/ PMP)
Access to a large global, non-hierarchical company, with approachable senior leadership.
An environment where strong performers can grow and own of their own career path.
An output driven culture where flexibility is encouraged, as long as the job gets done!
An opportunity to work and gain experience in multiple categories of spend for NGA HR.
About NGA HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
NGA HR is uniquely positioned to help HR leaders unlock the true value of their diverse workforce, wherever they are. We focus on customer value, based on almost 50 years of experience in HR consulting, HR outsourcing and HR technology. Innovation is the foundation of our business and why we are recognized as a market leader in HR & Payroll.
We enable our clients to become better employers by designing, deploying, maintaining and operating HR-as-a-service. Our HR business process services cover workforce management, time and attendance, local, regional and global payroll, talent administration, and people analytics.
NGA Human Resources has been a leading provider of HR solutions for almost 50 years. We are recognized as a driver of innovation in HR by leading market observers. Our more than 5,300 employees in 35 countries administer and reward 3 million employees in over 100 countries.
NGA Global Procurement team is engaged into the Sourcing & Procurement of products and services for Direct & Indirect categories. Global Procurement has intimate knowledge of NGA’s procure to pay processes, contractual templates, supply base, category expertise and spend analytics across all business units and regions.