25 + years’ experience in supply chain management with manufacturing, e-commerce and ITES /BPO industries. Consulted and delivered Spend Analytics, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Category Management, and Contract Management services to multiple Indian and fortune companies to achieve savings and supplier rationalization targets. Successfully used lean six sigma principles for the transformation of procurement processes of clients in the Healthcare, Oil and gas, Banking, telecom, Electronics, IT and other industries. Proficient in the usage of SAP- Ariba, IASTA, Emptoris and other source to pay platforms, provided leadership for its deployment and roll outs for multiple clients to achieve efficiency and effective gains. Specialties: Spend analytics and strategy development Sourcing/Contract Negotiation E-Sourcing/reverse auction Category Management Strategic sourcing & Implementation Program management for TCO and supplier reduction Supplier Development and Performance Management Contract management and compliance Process improvement -Lean Six Sigma principles E-auction for disposal of excess inventory People Management Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS, USA and B-Tech degree from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, and Karnataka, India.
Account Delivery Lead - Sourcing and Procurement Practice, Infosys BPO
Aug 2010 to Present
Multiple roles : * Managed and led consulting assignment for procurement capability enhancement , spend analysis/MDM , cost reduction , provided leadership for implementation of Ariba ,transitioning the Source to Pay processes for a healthcare client in an outcome driven process . *Managed spend analysis and strategic sourcing of indirect spend for Infosys to achieve considerable savings. *Managed domain delivery of client engagements in banking , pharmaceutical , healthcare , telecom , etc verticals for optimizing the delivery of services for P2P , spend analysis, strategic sourcing , eSourcing , reverse auctions , Supplier Relationship Management,Reporting & Analytics,Contract compliance, catalogue procurement. *Support Solution and design team for client RFP's /discussions, demos, etc. *Hiring ,people management , etc.