Strategic Sourcer- Data Center_Pune(Job Location)

8 - 13 Years

Job Description

Hi ,

We have an opportunity for Strategic Sourcer-Data Center with one of our Investment Banking Clients based out of Pune.

Kindly find below the details of the Job opening:

  • Minimum eight years' experience in sourcing or procurement. Experience on Data Center
  • Significant experience of procurement/ sourcing and contracting for IT Hardware (Servers, network equipment, storage, etc.) & Infrastructure software
  • Understanding of how to analyze a category cost structure.
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Detailed understanding of electronic procurement/ sourcing tools (Ariba, Ivalua, PeopleSoft, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of end-to-end Source/ Procure-to-Pay processes and tools.
  • Experience working within a compliance and regulatory culture, driving policies and procedures, both internally and externally.
  • Strong risk and control culture and an understanding of Supplier Screening programs with the ability to evaluate and mitigate any associated potential business risk to CS.
  • Strong presentation skills, including experience using Excel pivot tables and PowerPoint to support analytical techniques and presentation of data.
  • Ability to extract detailed procurement requirements from internal business collaborators, and to translate business requirements into contract language.
  • Ability to actively identify material, unmitigated business or contract risks on a particular deal, to articulate effectively to partners, and to find appropriate solutions.
  • Tenacious and resilient approach. Skilled in building relationships; confident, firm, empowering and positive in his/her attitude towards people and of personal stature and reputation to ensure ready acceptance within the company and to build a favorable representation of the company department internally and to external parties.
  • Collaborative style, including experience navigating through matrix organizational responsibilities, organizational change, and working across all global regions, global time zones and teams to elicit successful and collaborative approaches and solutions.
  • Strong Solution focus.
  • Ability to facilitate / quasi project manage various procurement / contract partners (internal, vendor) and subject matter areas, and to move them towards acceptable negotiated solutions.
  • Proactive, hands-on approach and strong interpersonal skills with capability to manage a growing book of work over time and the ability to balance multiple priorities and types of work.
  • Degree level qualification.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills required; Strong business German (verbal & written) a definite plus as you will have to liaise with German/Swiss stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to partially overlap with US business hours is a plus!


Desired Candidate Profile

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Company Profile

Think People Solutions Private Ltd

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Recruiter Name:Amrita Das

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INR 25,00,000 - 32,50,000 PA.

Functional Area

IT Software - Other

Role Category

Programming & Design


System Analyst

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent

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