Senior Category Manager – Agri Commodities

from 15 to 25 year(s) of Experience
Bengaluru, Pune

Job Description

Key Responsibilities
Build a network of suppliers for Agri Commodities like Sugar, oil, groundnuts, rice, grains
Develop long-term contract with suppliers, monitor continuous supplier performance, and develop supplier relationship
Negotiate the best-in-class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in line with business objectives
Identify new and alternate sources of supply as necessary for new and existing categories, cost reduction requirements, and supplier performance issues
Perform all necessary duties to support business goals related supplier quality, total cost, and inventory objectives
Maintain a solid working knowledge of essential commodity trends including: industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead times, and technical/manufacturing processes
Lead a team of procurement specialists across the country.

Qualifications:
Post graduate with 15+ years of professional experience

Skill set
Significant experience at procurement of commodities at national level
Good network with suppliers of commodities
Very strong negotiation skills
Must have the aptitude to work in a fast-paced organization with active listening, negotiation, facilitation, and reasoning skills.
Must be comfortable working in an organization with a flat structure
Proven ability to lead in a collaborative manner
Ability to prioritize, analytical thinker, make trade-off/tough decisions
Great team player, have sound leadership skills, hands-on approach with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and tasks

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Retail / Wholesale

Functional Area:Other

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Company Profile

NTex Transportation Services Private Limited

ElasticRun is an aggregated variable capacity transportation network built using idle transportation and logistics capacities from large number of dispersed entrepreneurs. Our customers have instant access to the highly scalable national distribution network, eliminating time to market for new products. It helps them address the challenges of high demand variability and high fixed costs. ElasticRun caters to industries across the board, including FMCG, Food, Manufacturing and E-commerce. Some of the offerings by ElasticRun are primary distribution, secondary distribution and last mile connectivity. www.elastic.run
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