Location: Gurgaon/Gurugram
Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent

Company Overview

Our client is a leading integrated logistics & mobility solutions provider with over a
decade of experience. They have a strong presence across the country. They offer Supply Chain
solutions to diverse industry verticals such as Automotive, Engineering, Consumer Goods,
Pharmaceuticals, Telecom, Commodities, and E-commerce and also offer integrated employee
transportation solutions to enterprise across IT, ITeS, manufacturing, Banking, Financial Services and
Insurance, and Consulting Businesses.

Job Description

Position Summary

The incumbent will be heading their transportation business for both B2B and B2C from Trucks, Rail and Last Mile Delivery transport.
Industry preference- Logistics/ transport

Develop initiatives that maximize benefits from emerging technologies, coach and lead the procurement
organization, identify, and lead the team and seek out cost reduction opportunities and develop and drive transport
procurement business strategy.
What you will learn and contribute to:
 Create strategic alliances for key products, lead effective cost negotiations and efficient delivery timelines
for the largest and most strategically important projects.
 Provide strategic business orientation by anticipating and leveraging business opportunities and offer
strategic foresights derived from the implementation learnings.
 Provide recommendations on strategic alliances and innovative deal structuring.
Strategic:
 Making the transport sourcing activity a tech-enabled one with scientific derivations of costs.
 Regularly monitoring market intelligence and competitors’ activities for innovative operational and sourcing
strategies.
 Developing business partners/ associates across India - Support the strategic direction of the business, carry
out client management activities leading to continued growth.
 To build the organization's capability of providing end to end solutions to the client by transportation
process design and implementation to provide an edge over the competition.
 Achieve Gross Profit targets for transportation through controlling the sell and buy rate of transportation
services.
 Ensure creation of central repository of transportation rates and regular updating of the same.
 Suggesting Legal/ OPS viewpoints related to transportation and ensure these are agreed and signed off
before final submission of proposal to the customers.
 Create strategic alliances for key products, lead effective cost negotiations and efficient delivery timelines
for the largest and most strategically important projects.
 Provide strategic business orientation by anticipating and leveraging business opportunities and offer
strategic foresights derived from the implementation learnings.
 Provide recommendations on strategic alliances and innovative deal structuring.

Functional:
 Manage Material and Real Estate Procurement needs for the company's SCM Verticals such as AFS, Consumer &
Manufacturing, E-Com businesses covering Transportation, Stores & Line Feed and Warehousing/Sort
Centre domains.
 Measure, prioritize and allocate procurement tasks to team members.
Develop and maintain governance tools, templates, guidelines, procedures, and processes.
 Develop relationships with stakeholders (internal and customers) to understand overall expectations and
deliverables.
 Establish, maintain, and provide management reporting using appropriate metrics adopting Digital tools.
 Drive and maintain vendor relations on E2E basis.
 Ensure effective communication with Customers, Project Sponsors, Project Managers, Vertical Heads, and
other stakeholders.
 Engage with key stakeholders to evaluate proposed and ongoing requirement specifications based on value,
quality, risk, effort, cost, and strategic alignment.
 Monitor team KPIs and required course corrections.
 Ensure superior Service delivery / customer satisfaction & conduct associated customer feedback exercises.
 Ensure the Procurement is well within the OCF (PRF) cost estimates and Agreement construct.
 Make visits to vendor material manufacturing locations and warehouse sites and develop relations as
required (pan-country travel involved).
 Organise scheduled & structured conference calls with vendors, minute same with follow-up actions.
 Ensure customer service ownership.
 Be responsible for Procure to Pay Cycle, analyse trends, and maintain necessary records of procurement
spend/materials movement.

People:
 Designing DWM/KRA/KPI/SOP/ for better control on the operational and human resource processes.
 Actively involved in structured reviews with vendors / clients to establish relationship, share
data/information and propose corrective action plans, develop solutions after understanding the changing
business requirements.
 Continuous skill and process development of the transportation team through training and development
initiatives for team members and partners and IT implementation.
 Mentoring / Coaching the team members to build up team spirit, integrity, motivation and giving the candid
feedbacks wherever improvements are required.

Requirements

Experience requires - 25 plus years
Location - Mumbai
Industry preference - logistics/transport

Job reference: JO-240110-343201

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