Information Technology Procurement Manager - Nashik, India - ESDS Software Solution Limited

    ESDS Software Solution Limited
    ESDS Software Solution Limited Nashik, India

    3 weeks ago

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    Job Description : IT Procurement Manager

    Summary: The IT Procurement Manager is responsible for

    • Overseeing the acquisition of IT goods and services necessary for the organization's operations.
    • This role involves strategic planning, vendor management, contract negotiation, and ensuring cost-effectiveness and efficiency in IT procurement processes.
    • The IT Procurement Manager works closely with various departments to understand their technology needs and collaborates with suppliers to obtain quality products and services within budget constraints.

    Responsibilities:

    1. Strategic Planning:
    • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans aligned with Internal and customer requirements.
    • Identify opportunities for cost savings, process improvements, and risk mitigation
    1. Vendor Management:
    • Evaluate and select vendors based on criteria such as quality, reliability, pricing, payment terms and delivery timelines.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors, negotiating contracts, and ensuring compliance with terms and conditions.
    • Monitor vendor performance and address any issues or concerns promptly.
    1. Contract Negotiation:
    • Negotiate contracts / SLA's for IT products and services, including software licenses, hardware purchases, maintenance agreements, and professional services.
    • Ensure contracts are favorable to the organization in terms of pricing, terms, and conditions.
    1. Budget Management:
    • Develop IT procurement budgets and forecasts in collaboration with finance departments.
    • Monitor spending against budgets and take corrective actions as needed to ensure adherence to financial goals.
    1. Compliance and Risk Management:
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal procurement policies.
    1. Process Improvement:
    • Continuously evaluate and improve IT procurement processes to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and transparency.
    • Implement best practices and tools to streamline procurement workflows and decision-making.
    1. Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including IT teams, business units, and senior management, to understand their technology needs and priorities.
    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide updates on procurement activities, solicit feedback, and address concerns.
    1. Procurement Analysis Reports:- Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including IT teams, business units, and senior management, to understand their technology needs and priorities.
    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide updates on procurement activities, solicit feedback, and address concerns.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, MBA (supply chain management/ Materials Management) , or a related field.
    • Proven experience (5-7 years) in IT procurement or supply chain management, preferably in a corporate setting.
    • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of achieving favorable terms and cost savings.
    • In-depth knowledge of IT products and services, market trends, and vendor landscape.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail.
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence stakeholders.
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.