- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH
You will be based in Bengaluru, India and will be a member of the Sourcing team within Optimize.
Optimize is a function that delivers distinctive, positive and productive experiences through various services ranging from travel, events, real estate, sourcing, technology and purchasing. This group is responsible for managing the company’s expenditures and putting emphasis on enhancing the client experience, achieving operational excellence, and providing total value to the entire firm.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience6+ years in a professional business environment, with at least 4 years indirect procurement experience requiredVery strong knowledge of Procurement & Accounting concepts, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, RFx processes, Contracts and Terms & Conditions and generally accepted purchasing principlesKnowledge of corporate credit card offerings, value propositions, and purchase to pay work streamStrong ability to use data effectively to influence changeAbility to demonstrate and teach project management skills, solve problems quickly and innovativelyAbility to build relationships and collaborateNatural drive and ambition to learn and improveExperience managing, leading and developing othersMastery of Excel, Email, Word and PowerPointGood communication skills
WHAT YOU'LL DO
You will be responsible for managing regional spend and developing a team to manage that spend.
In this role you will deliver against savings targets and required service levels for higher level spend range. You will lead major sourcing events (25-35% of time) and conduct all activities using generally accepted purchasing principles, including Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), demand management, PESTLE, etc.
You will also generate opportunities to expand the sourcing team’s reach at the firm, finding new ways to save money and add qualitative value. Additionally, you will influence stakeholders of the sourcing team’s ability to add value in these new and existing areas. Depending on the spend category, you may represent sourcing as an extended team member in global negotiations and supplier interactions.
You will lead and work with teams to review current supplier relationships and commercial terms, develop analyses and business cases for change and manage and build ongoing and successful relationships with suppliers, foster cooperation, and adoption and fulfillment of contract obligations. You will model best practices for others on the sourcing team, share deep knowledge widely within the group and contribute to inter-office and departmental initiatives, providing insight to leading best practices and supplier initiatives and innovations.
About the company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. Over nearly a century, we’ve built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.