GSM Procurement Expert
To provide company with timely, best price and best quality purchases in accordance with company aims Functional Responsibilities 1. Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers. 2. Vendors searching and evaluation. 3. Meetings and negotiation with vendors. 4. Vendors open issues follow-up and timely resolving or escalation. 5. Conducting tenders: • Making market research for services and goods for lifecell; • Preparation of tender documentation (RfP. RFQ, etc.); • Negotiation about price and delivery terms according to lifecell’s purchase policy; • Analysis of tender information; • Tender/Bidding processing (comparative table preparation, data collecting, results confirmation and communicating, tender/bidding closing); • Tender results analysis (including Cost of Ownership, alternative scenarios) • Preparation of resolution documents for Procurement Committee and Supervisory Board approval; presenting to management 6. Contract follow-up: • Price lurking; • Contract Request preparation, request and follow-up its timely registration and signing from Contract Management Unit; • Contract negotiation coordinating and control; • Preparation of brief contract presentation; • Agreeing budget related issues with Business Requestor; • Evaluate possible risks and find the ways for its minimization; • Purchase Orders creation in SAP and sending it upon approval by the Management to the vendors in frames of internal client’s budgets and Annual Procurement Plan; • Delivery control and reporting; • Control of timely and accurate Finance documents processing in ERP • Request for Payment initiation and preparation of all documents required for payment according to Accounting and Treasury requirements; • Informing the requestors about all progresses of purchasing stages; • Controlling execution of signed contracts in the bounds of contract terms and within PC\BoD approved frames; • Control of submitted Financial documents correctness and forwarding them to another Company functions for processing, Control of timely and accurate Finance documents processing in ERP 7. Reporting (weekly reports, tender reports, purchases and contracts status reports, reports upon request etc.). 8. Planning • Annual Procurement Plan preparation • Cash flow planning and submitting to Treasury Department to ensure timely payments 9. Participation as a team member or a project manager in the development of new projects and procedures 10. Transfer work skills and experience to other team members within unit
Education: Level : University degree Area: Telecommunications/Economics/ Engineering Working experience: Minimum 5 years in the area of Procurement/Telecom. Relevant industry experience is a plus. Other requirements: Language skills • Ukrainian – fluent (official style) • Russian - fluent • English – fluent PC Skills MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Effective work in Internet, SAP skills Specific knowledge/ experience areas • Able to act as a liaison between the procurement unit and other departments, vendors and internal clients. • Familiar with a variety of the GSM concepts, practices, and procedures. • Analytical, problem-solving and multitask skills • Excellent time management and organizational skills • Ability to successfully manage large complex technical contracts • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills and adaptability to multicultural environment • Able to produce advanced presentation for the management • Ability to understand and negotiate procurement projects to get the best price offer and the best terms and conditions in agreement • Strong teamwork skills with ability to establish relationships and work collaboratively across all business units • Ability/readiness to work in ERP systems and to understand all restrictions and benefits of ERP system • Understanding of business processes and ability to assist within functional units • Ability to comply with internal procedures and regulations of the company • Understanding of competitive business environment in telecommunication industry
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