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Title:  Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring - Senior Consultant

Location: 

Pune, IN

Date:  May 20, 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’s approach to ESG supports ethical operations, business standards and bio-diversity whilst minimizing environmental impact.

Join our Team

It is an exciting time at Chain IQ and our team in Pune are looking for a Senior Consultant in Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring.

Chain IQ generate value far beyond cost reduction. We transform our client’s indirect procurement towards a world-class, resilient, ethical and digitalized end-to-end function. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development.

Our ambition is to strengthen the existing highly experienced team to provide the best in industry support to our growing client base.

 

Role Purpose

The primary purpose is to deliver value-add sourcing services to clients in a structured, professional and consistent manner.

 

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Senior Consultant to join the Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring. The Senior Consultant needs to be a dynamic, highly client-focused individual with proven experience within Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring.

The individual will have experience in working with the main suppliers in globally of Outsourcing & Offshoring.

 

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal, client and supplier stakeholders
  • Lead, prepare and execute the RF(x) processes
  • Sourcing of indirect spend category IT Professional Services globally
  • Conduct market tenders and managing the evaluation across cross-functional teams to determine selected suppliers
  • Support analysis of proposals and producing recommendations
  • Negotiate deals to achieve optimal commercial, specification, compliance and contractual outcomes
  • Draft contracts based on standard terms and conditions
  • Identify ways to improve related business-as-usual processes
  • Day-to-day operational process management and support of relevant operational and P2P processes to ensure accurate and timely ordering and receipt of goods and services.

 

Requirements

  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Supply Chain Management or equal (bachelor’s degree)
  • General understanding of Sourcing Operations and Tactical Buying processes and best practice
  • Minimum (7+ years) of progressive experience in indirect procurement and 3+ years in specific category of IT Professional Services in an international (corporate) environment
  • Experience in review, negotiation, and execution of contracts with vendors.
  • Experienced in conducting tenders (RFI, RFP, RFQ)
  • Problem-solving, relationship management, escalation management and influencing skills with a strong customer-service orientation
  • Strong project management experience
  • High attention to details
  • Experience in working with market leading sourcing tools/systems would be a plus
  • Excellent English (native, C1 or equivalent) written and verbal communication skills. Any additional language considered a plus

 

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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.

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