Sourcing Support Associate Consultant

Year    Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Job Description

Location: Navi Mumbai, IN

Date: Dec 2, 2023

About Chain IQ
Chain IQ is an Independent Global Indirect Procurement company providing strategic, tactical, and operational procurement services. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland Chain IQ operates from 6 main centers and 14 offices worldwide. Our team of experts work to transform procurement within an organization utilizing our market knowledge and insights supported by innovative technology to drive procurement efficiencies. We apply the latest risk, sustainability, and social responsibility practices to strengthen procurement resilience. Chain IQ\xe2\x80\x99s approach to ESG supports ethical operations, business standards and bio-diversity whilst minimizing environmental impact.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
i) Sourcing Support

  • Proactively foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication with key onshore
  • Senior Consultant (Sourcer), Sourcing Managers & client stakeholders in and across the region(s)
  • to deliver defined activities.
  • Execute and manage tasks in Ariba on behalf of Senior consultant for completion.
  • Schedule and manage meetings with internal and external stakeholders for Senior consultant.
  • Act as key contact person for Sourcing Support on allocated categories and sourcing initiatives.

ii) Sourcing Compliance
  • Perform compliance & risk check for suppliers engaged.
  • Draft and register NDAs for RFx, establish appropriate entries in Ariba sourcing project
  • Prepare sourcing documentation in line with instructions and advice from Senior Consultant.
  • Assist Senior Consultants in executing RFx in-line with client guidelines

iii) Management of Sourcing Initiatives
  • Assist in execution of tactical and strategic sourcing projects in line with agreed timelines and
  • quality.
  • Assist in NDA, Risk checks & Contract template drafting in-line with client guidelines.
  • Assist Senior Consultant in negotiation Preparation and obtaining final approvals in systems.
  • Obtain signature and publish contracts in Ariba post signature and compliance checks.
  • Close the Sourcing project and archive contracts as required.
  • In collaboration with Operations, drive adoption of P2P through sourcing initiative and ongoing
  • contract management.
  • Adhere to defined sourcing policies and processes.
  • Ensure a high-level of ethics in supplier and / or client engagements.

i) Qualification
  • University degree (ideally in economics or Supply Management and/or Legal) or industry
  • experience equivalent
  • Strong oral and written English (mandatory)

ii) Experience
  • A minimum of 1-5 years\xe2\x80\x99 experience, ideally in an international environment.
  • Prior hands on working experience on Ariba/similar e-sourcing tools.
  • Prior experience working in sourcing support \xe2\x80\x93 desired
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions for the client(s) and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Ability to work as part of a cross functional team
  • Good competent in procurement and contract knowledge with a strong ability to converse, negotiate with suppliers / clients and review contracts in English.
  • Project management experience - desired.
  • Experienced in preparing tenders (RFI, RFP, RFQ) and related documents \xe2\x80\x93 desired.
  • Commodity sourcing support experience in one or more of the following categories is highlyadvantageous:
  • IT (Hardware, Software, Telecommunication, Data Centre)
  • Professional Services
  • Facility Management, Corporate Services, Real Estate, Logistics
  • Marketing
  • HR (Recruitment, Benefits, Payroll, Training)
  • Outsourcing & Offshoring (ITO, BPO, KPO)
  • Travel (Airlines, Hotels, Serviced Apartments, Travel Management Companies)
  • Banking services (Market Data, Exchanges

iii) Desirable qualities
  • To be successful, you need to be a fast learner, willing to take on new challenges, have a positive mindset and be a good team player.

We proudly offer a first-class benefits package to all employees, so come and join Chain IQ and become part of an innovative, inspiring, and high-performing team of entrepreneurs, who are globally connected and locally anchored. Please let us know if you require any assistance during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs. Furthermore, please be advised that if you submit an application to us for this position, your application and personal details will be processed in accordance with our Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates.
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