255, 2nd Floor, 8th Cross Rd, Ganapathy Nagar, Peenya Industrial Area Phase IV, Bangalore Hq, 560058, Karnataka
About the job
Strategic Thinking Strong Leadership Excellent Communication Analytical skills Relationship management Contract management Strong negotiation skills Strategic sourcing Procurement technology Risk management
The Procurement Head is a senior-level executive responsible for managing the procurement function of an organization. The following is a typical job description for a Procurement Head:
- Develop and implement procurement strategies that support the organization's goals and objectives.
- Lead the procurement team in identifying and sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, and managing supplier relationships.
- Collaborate with other departments within the organization to understand their procurement needs and requirements.
- Develop and implement processes and policies to ensure compliance with procurement regulations and standards.
- Analyze market trends and best practices to identify opportunities for cost savings, efficiency improvements, and innovation.
- Manage the procurement budget, including forecasting and monitoring expenses.
- Develop and implement supplier performance metrics to ensure quality, delivery, and cost objectives are met.
- Lead the development and implementation of procurement technology solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
- Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the procurement team to ensure their professional growth and development.
- Represent the organization in supplier negotiations, industry associations, and other relevant forums.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field such as supply chain management, procurement, or business administration.
- Proven experience as a Procurement Head or in a senior procurement leadership role.
- Strong understanding of procurement regulations and standards.
- Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage and motivate a team.
- Ability to work collaboratively with other departments and stakeholders.
- Experience with procurement technology solutions.
- Strong project management skills.