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Lead - Sourcing & Procurement

Lowes Services India Private limited
7 - 11 yrs
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    Lowe s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE 40 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects.

    Lowe s India is the global in-house center defining and delivering innovative solutions to enable our omni-channel strategy. Lowe s started its journey in India in 2014. From a small team of less than twenty people, Lowe s India is now 1000 strong, enabling our customers to shop wherever, whenever they choose to shop! The teams here work closely with the teams in the U.S., in what we proudly call our one team, different locations model.

    The primary purpose of this role is to participate in the development of the strategic sourcing strategy as well as execution of the sourcing process. This includes responsibility for inputting the detail project plans that relate to the sourcing process and acting as a liaison between the suppliers and the business on executing sourcing plans. This role develops the SOW based off of the needs of the business and negotiates with vendors to obtain the best overall value from the supply market.

    Executes all phases of the strategic sourcing process (Plan, Execute & Support) to ensure standard methodologies
    standards and quality standards are met
    Develops relationships with cross-functional teams including finance and legal to ensure that all engagements remain
    compliant with company regulations
    Delivers full project updates at key project milestones to that ensure that the Category Manager is fully aware of the
    projects status
    Leads or facilitates a cross functional team through sourcing activities to accomplish meeting objectives
    Develops facilitation and presentation materials that are clear and effective to clearly communicate engagement
    objectives and expectations to vendors and cross-functional stakeholders
    Assigns tasks and ensures their timely and accurate completion
    Maintains project level reporting and inputs in Procurement s central reporting system
    Develops an effective negotiating strategy that is approved by the manager and obtains the best overall value from the
    supply market
    Supports the Category Manager in the development of category strategies and approaches that are aligned to their
    business customer and responsible for the execution of those strategies.
    Manages key customer relationships within a sub-category of spend to ensure on-going alignment to customer and
    enterprise objectives.
    Manages $50M - $100M to drive cost savings and efficiencies across the category

    Required Minimum Qualifications:
    7 years of experience in a Procurement

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience including designing RFPs and other sourcing tools
    Experience with MS Project or other Project Management software
    Experience with E-Procurement tool

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry: Retail / Wholesale

Functional Area: Supply Chain , Logistics , Purchase , Materials

Role Category:Purchase/Material Management

Role:Purchase/Vendor Development Manager

Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time


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UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization

PG:Post Graduation Not Required

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