Strategic Buyer

Employer: WNS Global Services
Domain:
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Sibiu
  • Updated at: 27.11.2022
    Short company description

    WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) is a global Business Process Management (BPM) leader. WNS offers business value to 400+global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals, including Banking and Financial Services, Consulting and Professional Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics, Telecommunications, Travel and Utilities.


    WNS Romania is a leading provider of end-to-end BPM solutions in Europe. We are strategic partner to our clients for delivering a full range of basic to complex business processes.
    We understand European business while maintaining a global context. We have stood by this statement since our inception in 2008.

    Our core capabilities are around German, Italian, Spanish, French, English languages across F&A, Procurement and Customer Service Interaction Services. We have over 11 clients and more than 450 employees across multiple industries like: Insurance, Travel & Leisure, Manufacturing, Market Intelligence, Music & Entertainment and Specialty Minerals.

    We are most admired for our people, partnership approach, performance and domain expertise.

    Requirements

    Company Description

    WNS Global Services is a recognized leader in business process outsourcing (BPO). We deliver value to our customers by bringing operational excellence, deep industry and functional knowledge to critical business processes. Our customers come from various industries, such us: travel, insurance, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and retail. We will welcome you in a global team and in a friendly work environment where you can professionally evolve.
    We enable clients to outperform with our passion for service and innovation.
    At the heart of each client engagement is our pursuit to understand our clients business and create impactful solutions that can drive agility and excellence into their business processes.
    Our promise of outperformance stems from our deep domain expertise, partnership approach and a global delivery network.

    Qualifications

    • Flexibility, initiative and the ability to work under pressure are essential
    • Ability to work in an international environment
    • Self-motivated, team player and capable of taking on operational responsibility quickly
    • Problem solving oriented
    • University degree
    • C1 English level is mandatory. German, Spanish and French knowledge represents an advantage
    • Purchasing/similar experience
    • Negotiating skills/customer focus


    Additional Information

    • Bonuses for your results
    • A friendly atmosphere and a multinational environment
    • Wide range of development and training options (including soft skills and language courses)
    • Medical coverage 
    • Bookster and Benefits Online for you to enjoy your hobbies
    Job Description

    • Selection of strategic suppliers who have the ability to meet all delivery, quality, new product development and competitiveness requirement 
    • Manage supplier relationships for assigned commodities while developing & implementing cost reduction programs and improving upon ordering and inventory control practices
    • Development, coordination and negotiation of supply agreements and contracts
    • Develop industry, product and supply base knowledge , including key cost drivers
    • Complete & communicate supplier performance review
    • Manage continuous improvement programs with suppliers
    • Provide assistance in the resolution of discrepant material through coordination with internal departments and suppliers
    • Manage the flow of goods by providing the necessary guidance & assistance to stakeholders
    • Primary lead in supplier cost negotiation, cost reduction and cost containment
    • Project management
    • Administer and complete special projects as assigned. Assist in the development & implementation of system and procedural enhancements which will streamline the procurement process by removing time and/or costs from the procurement process
    • Facilitate the communication between suppliers and end users/stakeholders

    Responsibilities

    Job Description

    • Selection of strategic suppliers who have the ability to meet all delivery, quality, new product development and competitiveness requirement 
    • Manage supplier relationships for assigned commodities while developing & implementing cost reduction programs and improving upon ordering and inventory control practices
    • Development, coordination and negotiation of supply agreements and contracts
    • Develop industry, product and supply base knowledge , including key cost drivers
    • Complete & communicate supplier performance review
    • Manage continuous improvement programs with suppliers
    • Provide assistance in the resolution of discrepant material through coordination with internal departments and suppliers
    • Manage the flow of goods by providing the necessary guidance & assistance to stakeholders
    • Primary lead in supplier cost negotiation, cost reduction and cost containment
    • Project management
    • Administer and complete special projects as assigned. Assist in the development & implementation of system and procedural enhancements which will streamline the procurement process by removing time and/or costs from the procurement process
    • Facilitate the communication between suppliers and end users/stakeholders