Reporting to the Manager - Purchases, the Assistant Manager - Purchases will be responsible for managing the local purchase team and ensure that proper policies and procedures are followed.
Manage and develop a team of Purchase Officers responsible for Electronics Local Purchases;
Formulate strategic direction and plans for the improvement of the Local Purchase Department's processes;
Organize ordering session and ensure that orders are placed on time;
Maintain good supplier relations and assist P.M. and Purchase Team to solve issues;
Co-ordinate with Group Control, to ensure proper timely documents and payments;
Maintain and analyze all records, histories of purchase, claims, payments, dues, etc. by supplier/product category;
Approve all local purchase orders in SAP;
Co-ordinate procurements of consumables;
Manage monthly payment process to suppliers;
Provide ,measure and re-evaluate key performance information of the team;
Monitor pending purchase orders and inform PMT for necessary action;
Directly handle the purchase management of key vendor accounts.
Key Competencies, Skills & Aptitude:
Strong communication skills (spoken & written);
Good interpersonal skills, team builder and motivator;
Good working methods.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:
Bachelor degree or higher in AC/Com/International market/supply chain management;
Minimum 10 yrs experience in purchase of which at least 2 – 3yrs in consumer electronics in Retail Purchase;
Excellent IT skills especially in the use of M.S. Office Applications / SAP / BO experience required