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Profile Id: 144157    24-Jun-2022
Title:   Language and soft skills trainer
Name:   PALLAVI D (B.E. (Hons.) - BITs Pilani Hyd)
Location:   Kharagpur - West Bengal -
Business Consulting / Consultant  
  • Business Development
  • Business Planning
  • Placement Consultant
  • Training

Dear Patron ,

I prefer type of work - Part-Time, Contract Basis. .

My Skill - 4 yrs + work experience as Procurement associate for a leading Oil and Gas firm. Type of services procured during my tenure spanned from HR and recruitment, background check services to advertising, digital marketing and drilling rigs and EPC contracts as well..

My prefered location for assignment - Anywhere, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Baroda, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Vishakapetnom, West Bengal

Jobs handled -

Exposure of developing the Procurement & Sourcing Strategy with focus on transforming the procurement function into a value creation group by working in collaboration with stakeholders, cross-function partners and strategic supplier alliances across regions

Rich exposure in E-Auction Operations including Bidding Analysis, Bidding Strategy and Digital Auction Event Execution

Proficient in identifying the right bidders for each requisition, prepared RFI/RFQ/RFPs, floating them via Ariba to receive bids; Analysed the bid and performing negotiations/e-auctions to award the order/contract via SAP while complying to the strict norms and policies of the company

Performed negotiations with the suppliers to clarify contract, delivery, term of payment and other issues to optimize cost and delivery time to increase operational efficiency

Worked in collaboration with stakeholders, cross-function partners, and strategic supplier alliances to achieve cost reduction ; Participated in pricing/costing strategy; engaged in overall pricing/costing negotiations with vendors thereby ensuring efficiency and maximization of margins

Skilled in SAP MM module and Tools like Ariba, V-lookup, Pivot Tables and SAP

Hands-on expertise in indirect category which includes Branding and communications, Insurance, IT, HR & Recruitment Services


Supervised the Purchase Operations including Procurement, Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Cost Optimization, Vendor Management, Strategic Planning, Process Efficiency Enhancement and People Management

Performed Vendor sourcing and supplier development for localization of components as per required quality and function with optimum costs

Developed alternative vendors to manage eventualities and also reduce dependence on single source of suppliers/ vendors for managing deliverables respectively

Assisted in streamlining the Procurement & Pricing Strategy and maintaining supplier relationship to ensure indirect services delivery on time

Analysed the commercial bids in comparison to the budget and target closure price to arrive at an auction strategy and type of auction to be conducted including the ceiling price and then conducting it according to the auction policy of the company

Assessed negotiations with the suppliers to clarify contract, delivery, term of payment and other issues to optimize cost and delivery time

Administered continuous vendor engagement to determine customer satisfaction, TAT closure and negotiations, competitive pricing, retention margin, new product development and business opportunities

Liaised with Foreign Suppliers and learnt about the International Procurement terms; dealt with international contracts for agreements, terms and conditions

Managed the development of sources of supplies, verifying credentials & finalizing purchase contacts on most competitive terms

Benchmarked the organizational costs as per industrial trends and other group company price level; implemented value engineering to reduce the cost of indirect services/ products

Implemented operational techniques for reduction in cycle time & identification of improvement opportunities and cost reduction measures to achieve substantial reduction in Operations expenditure

Reviewed vendor performance & price variance, new vendor development, price negotiation with vendor, PO (Purchase Order) release, indirect service delivery, payment and so on