. Periodic review of spend data across categories supported
. Analyzing trends involving multiple streams of data for a particular category of spend, studying the evolution of the category
. Providing assistance and advice on spend category as required to aid intelligent decision making.
. Analyzing commercial data and provide information to support initiation and monitoring procurement projects
. Work with the Category Lead Managers in identifying areas to conduct opportunity assessments
. Collate, interpret and present data to support the development of category plans and implementation of procurement strategy
. Support strategic sourcing projects (as and when needed)
. RFx support - baseline development, document collation, pricing sheet development etc.
. Bid/savings analysis
. Knowledge, understanding and application of spend analysis and strategic sourcing methodologies
. Knowledge of contracts and contract management
. Experience in managing categories esp. in a multi-national procurement set-up
. Thorough knowledge of category - general market trends, supplier base, cost drivers, sourcing methodology, sourcing levers etc.