- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 34 500 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.
In our Indirect Sourcing Team, we are searching for a dynamic Lead Buyer IT Softwares & Support Services.
Reporting to the Global Commodity Manager for IT Softwares & Support Services, the IT Lead Buyer will be in charge of:
Softwares as a Service (SaaS)
Application Support Services on Softwares
The successful candidate will be a key pillar in the structuring of a newly created IT Sourcing organization (2 years old) and key contributor to help increase the maturity of the department.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES OF THE ROLE:
Key Network & Links
He/she will be the primary contact within Alstom organization for IT global & local vendors with a strong footprint in India.
He/she will have to work closely within Alstom with:
IT Department (internal customer) & Métiers, based in Saint-Ouen, France and in Bangalore, India,
Transversal commodities global sourcing network,
Local sourcing teams spanning 60+ countries around the globe,
Central sourcing procurement team based in Saint-Ouen, France
Finance/legal/sourcing performance/quality teams etc..
Source & coordinate the total spend under his/her scope of responsibility in line with the IT department’s requirements and according to ALSTOM sourcing processes
Optimize and decrease Total Cost of Ownership of IT purchases through strategy building contribution, negotiation, and implementation of joint action plans with the IT department
Ensure perfect use of company sourcing tools and spend reporting
Internal customer Satisfaction
Savings and performance achieved vs budget
Spend management maturity
Proficient end-to-end contract management
Contribution to sourcing/IT strategies
Contribution to administrative and non-value cost reduction
Sourcing IT commodity maturity development (Alstom SMAR
Positive v collaborative mindset (
ction) with Alstom and external stakeholders
Contributes to transversal commodities strategy improvement and deployment
Develop and share market constraints understanding and strategic vision
Ensures purchasing execution - quality, cost, planning and delivery performance
Develop close network of internal and external stakeholders
Support technical specifications production by the IT department
Bring innovation in supplier selection phase and support in execution
Participate to Make or Buy decision process when relevant
Ensure sourcing execution according to company standards and expectations
Manage supplier performance
Provide accurate and on time reporting
Ensure supplier quality assessment in collaboration with the IT department
Ensure sourcing administration performance
Makes sure that suppliers selected are compliant with Alstom policies
Innovate with best practices proposal and leadership on implementation
We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.
About the company
As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.