Manager - Procurement Analytics

Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Work Type: Full Time

What job we expect you to do:

  • Lead the projects responsible for building organizational capability of advanced analytics in the areas of procurement

  • Manage various cross-functional procurement projects that include the areas of purchasing, contracting, sourcing, supply and commodity management using advanced exploratory, analytical and statistical techniques. Generate actionable insights and  recommendations to enable strategic decision making and discovery of optimization and cost saving opportunities

  • Engage with client stakeholders on a regular basis with the aim of becoming their thought partner. Be a part of client working groups, discuss various opportunities at a technical and business level, and be able to tailor the message depending on the audience

  • Collaborate and work closely with the operations and supply chain leaders of client organizations to implement high-quality, data-driven decisions to unlock greater value delivered by procurement function

  • Actively participate in business development and account mining through proof of concepts and point of views to become a trusted content partner for sales and account teams

  • Define functional training requirements and develop training materials accordingly in order to provide training to internal team members on procurement policies and best practices

What skills we expect you to bring:

  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Be able to summarize complex ideas vividly and accessibly, create clear and compelling presentation using visual appealing design and storytelling

  • Proven track record in working and performing in a global cross-functional environment collaborating with various teams including supply chain, IT, operations and external contractors

  • Industry expertise in procurement data analytics and business intelligence along with in-depth knowledge across the varying functions like finance, accounts payable, supply chain, inventory management etc.

  • Wide exposure to functions across the supply chain: Procurement / Inbound Logistics / Production / Outbound Logistics / Retailing - capable of holding an independent opinion plus holding a conversation with a client from similar function

  • Past experience of working end-to-end on tool development and refinement for different phases of procurement using common diagramming and modelling methods, leading to efficiency improvement, cost reduction and spend optimization

What expertise will bring added advantage?

  • Physical and informational shipment flows from production to the end customer

  • Shipment tracking technologies

  • Distribution channels, mode of transports and types of equipment

  • Performance measurements (e.g., OTD, OTIF, shipment reliability, capacity utilization, inventory availability, root cause analysis, identify underperformance)

  • Network/lane visibility optimization and integration of supplier information

  • Machine learning for lane and inventory optimization

What Tools and Technologies we expect you to know? We understand one cannot be master of all.

  • Offline & Online Visualization Tools: Tableau, PowerBI

  • Workflow Automation Tools: Alteryx (must have), Python/R

  • MS Suite: MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

  • Statistical Techniques: Regression, Decision Tree, Clustering, Forecasting

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