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Team Leader/ Assistant Manager- Global Sourcing & Procurement

Ind - Gurgaon, HR

 

 

Team Lead/ Assistant Manager -Strategic Sourcing

Cvent, Inc. (www.cvent.com) is the world's leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings and event management. Our platform of products includes software to manage and facilitate online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, e-mail marketing and web surveys. We also develop mobile apps for both corporate and consumer events. Founded in 1999, we currently have 1,400+ talented and dedicated employees and are headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in McLean, Virginia, with additional U.S. offices in Portland, Oregon; Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, California. Internationally we have offices in New Delhi, India, and London, England. Cvent has received a number of awards and honors recognizing our strong company culture, innovative products, stellar customer service and support, visionary leadership and investment in our employees. We currently have job openings across all departments and locations and are looking to add valuable team members to further strengthen the company's DNA.

 

Cvent India Team

Our India team of about 1200+ professionals is a close-knit group of dynamic and high-energy professionals. Cvent hires bright people who are willing to learn and are extremely motivated to succeed. We have people from various educational backgrounds with most of our team completing their Bachelor degrees in the last 5 years.

 

     Work Hours: Hybrid Shift: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM

     Position Duties

·       Manage the procurement operations for Cvent, globally and develop the sourcing plans for various commodities such as IT, Marketing, HR, Professional Services etc.

·       Develop negotiation strategies related to pricing and other commercial terms on complex sourcing deals.

·       Develop and negotiate contracts with existing/new suppliers. Manage win/win sourcing strategies with suppliers.

·       Gather Business requirements and influence requirement definition as appropriate.

·       Manage demand management data for various business units and analyze save opportunities after doing study on spend data.

·       Develop commodity specific analytics in support of developing sourcing and negotiation strategies.

·       Develop supplier market intelligence/Understand and interpret supplier market economics/ Develop pricing benchmarks.

·       Construct and manage RFPs/RFQ’s; to drive supplier selection processes.

·       Handle multiple sourcing projects at the same time and close advanced projects on time with supervision.

·       Apply influencing, persuasion and presentation skills.  Manage conflict resolution.

    Candidate Requirements-   MUST HAVE:

·       Strong analytical skills, to analyze data, trends, metrics etc.

·       The candidate must possess excellent communication skills (Spoken & written).

·       Must have the ability to negotiate pricing and contracts with suppliers.

·       9-11 years of relevant experience in procurement functions like Sourcing & Vendor Management

·       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining high quality of work.

·       Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams.

·       Proficiency in MS Excel. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Word a plus.

 
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Team Lead/ Assistant Manager -Strategic Sourcing

Cvent, Inc. (www.cvent.com) is the world's leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings and event management. Our platform of products includes software to manage and facilitate online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, e-mail marketing and web surveys. We also develop mobile apps for both corporate and consumer events. Founded in 1999, we currently have 1,400+ talented and dedicated employees and are headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in McLean, Virginia, with additional U.S. offices in Portland, Oregon; Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, California. Internationally we have offices in New Delhi, India, and London, England. Cvent has received a number of awards and honors recognizing our strong company culture, innovative products, stellar customer service and support, visionary leadership and investment in our employees. We currently have job openings across all departments and locations and are looking to add valuable team members to further strengthen the company's DNA.

 

Cvent India Team

Our India team of about 1200+ professionals is a close-knit group of dynamic and high-energy professionals. Cvent hires bright people who are willing to learn and are extremely motivated to succeed. We have people from various educational backgrounds with most of our team completing their Bachelor degrees in the last 5 years.

 

     Work Hours: Hybrid Shift: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM

     Position Duties

·       Manage the procurement operations for Cvent, globally and develop the sourcing plans for various commodities such as IT, Marketing, HR, Professional Services etc.

·       Develop negotiation strategies related to pricing and other commercial terms on complex sourcing deals.

·       Develop and negotiate contracts with existing/new suppliers. Manage win/win sourcing strategies with suppliers.

·       Gather Business requirements and influence requirement definition as appropriate.

·       Manage demand management data for various business units and analyze save opportunities after doing study on spend data.

·       Develop commodity specific analytics in support of developing sourcing and negotiation strategies.

·       Develop supplier market intelligence/Understand and interpret supplier market economics/ Develop pricing benchmarks.

·       Construct and manage RFPs/RFQ’s; to drive supplier selection processes.

·       Handle multiple sourcing projects at the same time and close advanced projects on time with supervision.

·       Apply influencing, persuasion and presentation skills.  Manage conflict resolution.

    Candidate Requirements-   MUST HAVE:

·       Strong analytical skills, to analyze data, trends, metrics etc.

·       The candidate must possess excellent communication skills (Spoken & written).

·       Must have the ability to negotiate pricing and contracts with suppliers.

·       9-11 years of relevant experience in procurement functions like Sourcing & Vendor Management

·       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining high quality of work.

·       Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams.

·       Proficiency in MS Excel. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Word a plus.

 
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