Category Manager, Uk, Hcl Technologies

Published 2022-08-07
Expires 2022-09-07
ID #1118057503
Category Manager, Uk, Hcl Technologies
United Kingdom, Uk,
Published August 7, 2022

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Category manager

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Job Title- Category Manager Location - Watford, UK Experience- 12- 15 yrs ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Role Be the “Face of Procurement” to our internal Client teams, stakeholders and suppliers for a Region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Manage and coordinate all demand and understand the requirement, budget and support the on-time delivery of services Collect and rationalise all procurement requirements, including third-party contracts with Non-IT category managers and buyers and other procurement, sales and delivery team members Work closely with counterparts both on and offshore (especially in India) in all functions Liaison with Regional Sales and Delivery Management/Category Management/Strategic Sourcing/Tactical Buying/Contract Management/P2P, LOBs teams to ensure all buying activities are executed promptly and properly Drive Continuous Improvement to optimise cost/increase value, performance and delivery Support and manage new companies acquisitions May support sourcing for customer-specific requirements Recollect all demands and understand requirements (scope, timeline, and budget) Be the escalation point for delivery or contract issues Proactively work with internal and external stakeholders to define and execute cost takeout initiatives. Maintain and provide ongoing status of Procurement activities to leadership Program manage (tracking, status, etc.) the acquisition of companies through completion of their transition to transformation or steady-state for procurement Program manage (tracking, status, etc.) sourcing activities being executed by Strategic & Tactical Buying Communicate where supplier bids introduce risk/cost to HCL Monitor adherence to budget and escalate as appropriate Identify, communicate, and attempt to rectify gaps in the supplier agreements and work with the Risk & Compliance team to mitigate the gap Facilitate requisition information to improve PO placement quality and time Implement processes, procedures and guidelines for the effective management of categories Train and educate stakeholders on the procurement processes and guidelines Ensure product/services are delivered as agreed Create and manage suppliers database, as per company standard and keep reviewing it Perform Vendor Due-Diligence process while On-Boarding suppliers into the system Use various tools like Ariba for RFx and receive the supplier proposal and Smartsheet to manage/update day-to-day transactions and Contracts Serve as an escalation point for supplier contract non-compliance Work with stakeholders to implement cost savings opportunities Proactively monitor and manage contract expirations/renewals Submit monthly reports and manage all essential databases regularly Key Skills: 12-15 years of experience in Core procurement and negotiation. Preferred in IT/ITES companies. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the organisation’s business practices, principles, policies, and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. Extensive experience in program and stakeholder management Mandatory In-depth experience in ALL aspects of the Non-IT procurement categories such as Facility Management, Facility Creation, Physical and Digital Security system, Logistics, Data Centre Management, Managed Print, Mobility, HR, Professional Services, Marketing, MICE and Consulting Services. Experience includes contracting, negotiation, market dynamics, commercial strategy, strategic sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management Familiarity with the large complex requirement and contract management. Strong communication skills and drive desired results within the organisation. Excellent people management skills; Proficient in verbal communication, writing, time management, organisational and presentation skills Excellent analytical and decision-making skills Exceptionally strong work ethic displaying a mature and professional attitude with an ability to adjust quickly to change Motivated, self-starter and achievement-oriented. Works independently and collaboratively Manages multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Operates in a fast-paced, energetic environment and welcomes change. High level of persistency with the willingness to be innovative with problem-solving. Skilful at analysing pitfalls and developing solutions. Experience in using tools like Ariba, Smartsheet, Globality etc Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) If you want to know more about HCL Technologies, please visit http://www.hcltech.com. Please share your updated resumes at harshika.arorahcl.com

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