What is Expert Category Procurement IT & Digital?
This role revolves around Procurement of IT & Digital Platforms / Applications / Software / Infrastructure. The candidate would be required to have ample knowledge and understanding of IT & Digital stacks and can visualize the future of the category.
The candidate will be required to drive the category and help Category Manager achieve short and long term goals.
The role reports directly to Category Manager IT / Digital.
What does Expert Category Procurement IT & Digital do?
Obtains procurement requirements from different stakeholders :
Analyze requests and collaborates with relevant stakeholders to devise relevant solutions / sourcing.
Negotiate with vendors for procuring goods / services as per received requirements.
Foster healthy relationship with vendors and resolves any queries / issues within specified timelines.
Collaborate with contract management team to finalize draft of legal contract with vendors.
Liaison with Service Operations to prepare PO’s and eventual sharing with vendors.
Exhibit Business oriented and customer-centric mindset.
Develop a Procurement Calendar in his / her domain :
A detailed view of Procurement Master Plan in alignment with Budget forecast.
Develop Vendor Assessment and Scoring criteria :
Plan, develop, and execute the project (Complete RFP / Q Lifecycle).
Preparation of complete commercial evaluation (TCO) and QES comprising of techno-commercial.
BOQ Alignments against the Frame Agreements.
Prepare Bulk purchase agreements and maintain catalogue-based PO issuance.
Price verifications and Negotiations.
Preparing of Dashboard and KPI reporting on weekly basis
Prepare a Negotiation Strategy for bids that fall under complex category :
Build a strong relationship with End User and be able to translate their requirements into procurement plans.
Conduct budget analysis with team and prepare reports inclusive of spending / saving, shares with management and explains rationale behind it.
Thorough market research
Preparing monthly and YTD spend & saving report.
Conducting an interactive sourcing process along with end user and external stakeholders.
Achieving savings target as mentioned in the agreed tender mandate.
Jazz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
MBA / B.E / BSc-Engg-IT with 3-4 years of relevant experience in Procurement. Working in a Technology related role (preferably in a Mobile Operator / Vendor).
With clear understanding of technology network elements and vendor market.
Analytical, modelling and presentation skills. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills.
Being part of a Sourcing team in a reputable organization the candidate must have good experience of negotiating contracts and well versed with global best practices.
Negotiation skills, conflict and vendor management skills. Able to manager internal stakeholders.
Team work, problem solving, planning and organizing skills.
Knowledge and roadmaps of technology networks.
Technology procurement process knowledge.
Vendor market and industry knowledge.
ERP Systems, Microsoft Office / Excel, Oracle EBS, SAP Ariba, share-point and PBI etc.
As one of the leading employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is passionately living a better every day inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle, and continuous learning and development.
As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our 69 million customers for the better.
This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something transformative, someone who can play a critical role in driving our success.
Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary to progress in an increasingly digital economy.