Are you our new Database Developer / Administrator, in Chennai?

We offer

As part of a global conglomerate, the candidate will have an opportunity to perform in a challenging work environment, gain global exposure and a chance to work in a good working atmosphere

Key responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

• Strong negotiation skills to achieve cost savings target as set and agreed
• Manage end to end vendor negotiations by identifying the right decision makers
• Use vendor spend analysis for better negotiation – region wise / product wise
• Quantitative and Qualitative research to support fact based decision making
• Cost reduction proposals through development of alternate vendors channels
• Establish and maintain ongoing engagement and relationship with global vendors
• Ensure compliance with tax, legal matters wherever applicable
• Ensure adherence to corporate governance and compliance in dealing with vendors

Key aspects of work:
• Negotiation with vendors to securing better pricing deals
• Identifying and developing alternative vendor network to fulfill business needs
• Proven experience in drafting legal contracts and negotiations with vendors

We are looking for

Who we are looking for:
• Masters degree in Finance / Operations / Procurement
• 5 to 6 years of experience in international vendor management and sourcing function
• Strong negotiating skills and analytically minded
• Proven track record in managing negotiations with 3rd party vendors
• Experience working with multiple geographies and nationalities a plus
• Good understanding of contractual documents, RFQ, RFP and tendering process
• Prior experience in managing projects with proven results shown through negotiations
• Proactive and willingness to take up cross functional stretch assignments
• Highly self-driven and result oriented
• Research intensive and technically savvy.
• Very good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills