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Pankaj is a business professional with 26 years of detailed experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Procurement, Operations, Alliances and Category Management in Internet, IT & Manufacturing Industry. He worked with Internet (OLX, Trade2Gain), Global (Motorola, Siemens) & as well as Leading Indian Organisations (Wipro, L & T).
Pankaj’s Specialties are: Procurement Strategy, Cost Reduction , New Initiatives, Supply Chain, Project, Direct & Indirect Procurement, IT/ Product Engineering Services and Contingent Workforce Management, Offshoring & Outsourcing, Global Category Management (for CIO, CTO and HR).
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JOB TITLE: Independent Consultant, Director Projects
INDUSTRY: Supply Chain
CATEGORY: Professional Services
CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior
PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Ariba
March 2016 - Present
Working as Independent Sourcing & Procurement Subject Matter Expert. Working with few large Corporate in improving their Sourcing & Procurement processes, Identifying areas of Cost optimization etc. Current projects include putting up Category Strategy, Spend Analytics for Savings Opportunities, designing Vendor Management program, E souring consulting for certain global customers.
April 2014 - Present | Bangalore
Responsible for i) New Initiatives ii) Projects ii) Jobs, Real Estate, Services & Auto category development
April 2010 - October 2012 ( 2 years, 6 months ) | Mumbai
Joined as General Manager moved to Cluster Procurement Director with following responsibilities a) procurement responsibility of IT, Projects & Indirect Material, Outsourcing, Contract / Temp Staffing, Sub contracting & Consulting b) Operational Procurement c) Governance d) Planning, & Reporting for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. After integration of Siemens IT business with ATOS moved to General Manager – Supply Chain Management for Smart Grid & LMV division of Infrastructure & Cities Sector of Siemens Limited for South Asia Cluster.
Senior Manager - Strategic Sourcing
Motorola India Private Limited
December 2003 - April 2010 ( 6 years, 4 months ) | Bangalore
Joined in December 2003 as Emerging Market Initiative Leader (Designing, Leading & Implementing Sourcing from India & China) moved to Asia Pacific Commodity Management role (Complete responsibility of sourcing, procuring, optimising spend & governing for CIO, CTO & HR Organisation) and then moved to cluster role which includes 1) Global commodity management of Engineering Services 2) Regional commodity management (Asia & EMEA) role for IT, Temporary Staffing and Corporate Services 3 ) Country procurement Role for Korea & Japan ( All commodities )
June 2001 - December 2003 ( 2 years, 6 months ) | Bangalore
Spearheaded practice & delivery of:
o Procurement services: e-bidding, tendering services, India sourcing, Procurement process outsourcing
o E-Procurement Solutions: dynamic price engine, cost data knowledge management system, web tendering, procurement intranet, supplier extranet and catalogue based buying.
o Procurement Consultancy: Spend Analysis & Category Research.
School of Economics
Post Graduate Diploma of International Business
1993 - 1994
Other Certification details are
- CPM, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, PMP, CMQ/OE, CCD , CCPM , CPPP
- Certificate course in e Commerce, SPJIMR
Shri G S Institute of Technology & Science
M S of Industrial Engineering & Management
1987 - 1989
Government Engineering College
B S of Mechanical Engineering
1981 - 1985