Senior Procurement Specialist

Senior Procurement Specialist

7-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Qualcomm ChinaJob Area:
Operations Group, Operations Group > ProcurementJob Overview:
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.
Job Overview
Seasoned procurement individual to identify and implement sourcing strategies from concept through complete demand management delivery. This position will work closely with both strategic and operational teams within the Source2Pay (S2P) organization. This individual will interface with various internal functional groups (e.g. Finance, Marketing, Engineering, Product Management, IT, Legal, Facilities, etc). Performance measured on achieving significant cost savings, analyzing category data, contracting efficiency and metrics to drive procurement strategies. Role requires regular supplier solicitations, negotiations and contracting to support Indirect categories and customers globally. Represent S2P organization in business reviews and provide best practices on a routine basis to internal customers.
Key Responsibilities
  • Sourcing, contracting and procurement of Indirect categories like Construction & Facility Management, IT, Engineering Equipment & Services, Professional Services, HR Services, Marketing, MRO etc
  • Developing and executing sourcing/category strategies
  • Leading sourcing initiatives and projects using RFx and competitive bidding process
  • Negotiating and contracting with the suppliers
  • Data analysis, market intelligence and benchmarking for strategic sourcing and procurement
  • Driving cost savings, competitive pricing and lower TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)
  • Business partnering for effective sourcing and procurement
  • Rationalizing supplier base by partnering with regional and global business partners
  • Effectively partnering with sourcing and procurement teams globally and regionally to ensure best support to businesses and stakeholders.
  • Supports management of compliance and non-compliance to preferred supplier list
  • Develop strategic relationships with stakeholders and suppliers
  • Work with cross functional or cross regional teams to drive sourcing and procurement initiatives that add value to business
  • Driving operational excellence and process improvements in source to pay processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • 7 to 9 years of Indirect sourcing, category management and contracts management experience in leading global organizations
  • Good knowledge of Indirect categories and source to pay processes
  • Have a good strategic perspective on business issues complemented by effective execution capability.
  • Good knowledge and experience of working with regional and global suppliers, stakeholders and businesses
  • Strong negotiation, collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong communication, analytical and presentation skills
  • Good knowledge and experience of contract management and supplier management tools and processes
  • Working knowledge of procurement tools like Oracle, SAP, Ariba, Coupa, Service Now etc
  • Strong skills of Excel, database management, word processing and power point applications.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, time-management, verbal/written communication, and organization skills.
  • Accountable and responsible with ability to function effectively while operating independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to operate independently, efficiently and professionally in a fast-paced matrixed environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, easily adapt to change, results oriented

Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology / Commerce preferably with an MBA (Business Administration)

Keywords: strategic sourcing, category management, contracts management, supplier management
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