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294622 Indirect Regional Supplier ManagerAs an Indirect Regional Supplier Manager , you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations.
In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success.
You will lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related but not limited to cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, and contract negotiation.
This is accomplished through building and maintaining strategic supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.
In this role, you will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate and lead and execute strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality.
Additional responsibilities include negotiating terms, conditions, and pricing to leverage spend, leading and participating in department projects, serving as a primary contact for industry and regional supplier information Role Responsibilities & Tasks Manage Supplier Relationship Regionally (in India, Asia)
Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers in category (Primarily Professional services category dealing with contract employee hiring, Events, Rewards &Recognition, Office supplies, Amex, Travel, Hospitality etc.,)
Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance / capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron's strategic direction
Ensure suppliers comply with Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives
Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership
Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers
Provide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base
Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers
Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
Provide market intelligence and category price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule
Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
Serve as the center of knowledge for assigned category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution
Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases
Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.
Coordinate with Category Sourcing Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events / RFQ process into bundled negotiation
Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations
Develop a contract strategy for suppliers in assigned categories and create, negotiate, monitor, and enforce contracted terms and conditions
Ensure Supplier Performance Management
Partner with stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance
Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers
Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships within the assigned categories
Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures / metrics for key regional Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement
Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings
Required Experience and Qualifications
Minimum 8-10 years overall experience in procurement handling Indirect categories with at least 4-5 years of hands-on experience in professional services category dealing with contract employee hiring, Events, Rewards &Recognition, Office supplies, Amex, Travel, Hospitality etc.,)
Any Bachelor’s degree with relevant certifications in procurement like CPSM will be an added advantage.
Excellent communication and people skills
Hands-on experience on tools : Ariba, SAP, CLM (Contract Life-Cycle Management)
Thorough knowledge on Contract language, SOW process etc.,
Work Location : Hyderabad