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Position – Associate Manager
Company – Adani Group
Location – Mundra, Gujarat, IN

Job description

Core Procurement

Purchase Requisition (PR) Review

  • Assist in the review of approved PR from user department; seek additional information if required from user for correctness & completeness of PR
  • Provide support in identifying the type and method of procurement (depending on type of material/ services to be procured, nature of PR (normal vs. emergency PR), stocks available, availability of rate contract, value, delivery timeline etc.)

Strategic Sourcing for Capex, Opex, Bulk Material & Services

Contribute to the strategic sourcing process by participating in activities such as:

  • Selection of bidding process, preparation of vendor selection approach and vendor evaluation criteria depending on the nature of the category
  • Preparing the request for information (RFI) document for bidder evaluation
  • Identification of potential bidders who meet the requirements (using Company vendor database, Supply market analysis, advertisement or recommendations from other teams)
  • Preparation of the Request for Proposal (RFP) document
  • Organizing and planning pre-bid meeting based on the queries and communication requirements from vendors
  • Technical and Commercial bid evaluation of vendors
  • Conducting fact-based negotiations with shortlisted bidders
  • Preparation of Note for Approval (NFA) for selected bidder (vendor) and obtaining required approvals as per DoA

Contract Preparation and Order Placement

  • Prepare contract document as per stated protocols & standard templates
  • Set up the approved contract record within the ERP system, using the appropriate system steps and functionality
  • Maintain the contract document for future reference as per defined document management policy
  • Send the contract to vendor and all identified stakeholders
  • Collate the Advance Bank Guarantee/ Contract Performance Bank Guarantee (ABG/ CPBG)/ Customs related documents from vendor as per requirements
  • Procurement through Rate Contracts:
  • Based on approved NFA, prepare, review and issue rate contracts
  • Prepare master outline agreement (OA) in ERP system based on rate contract
  • Prepare PO / SO for procurement under valid rate contract

Associated Procurement Activities

Post Order Management

  • Prepare BBU and get it uploaded in SAP, if applicable
  • Address, resolve or re-allocate and share response for queries raised by vendors or from other internal stakeholders, during expediting delivery
  • Prepare Change Order/ Amendments in the order including quantity/ Rate variation, Extra items, Time Extensions etc.
  • Facilitate closure of contracts and take necessary actions
  • Manage inbound logistics services for other Ex-Works Domestic Supplies
  • Execute contingency plans in case of immediate business requirements

Supplier Management

Supplier/ Vendor Identification and Onboarding

  • Coordinate with new identified vendors to send information/ documents in predefined forms for evaluation
  • Prepare vendor evaluation criteria for the category in consultation with quality, engineering and project management & control departments
  • Check details of forms submitted by vendor for their completeness and validity of documents
  • If the vendor is qualified based on the vendor evaluation criteria, update approved vendor list & communicate to vendor
  • Populate required data and documents into the PiLog system to get vendor code created in SAP

Supplier/ Vendor Performance Management

Contribute to performance evaluation, management and development planning of suppliers/ vendors for assigned category by partaking in activities such as:

  • Preparation of vendor segmentation matrix based on annual spend with the vendor and risks associated
  • Preparation of vendor performance evaluation criteria and frequency of evaluation for each vendor segment
  • Assigning performance levels to vendors, review of vendor scorecard, and checking if the performance is meeting desired level
  • In case of satisfactory performance, communicating performance feedback to vendors highlighting improvement opportunities on individual parameters
  • In case of unacceptable performance, communicating performance to vendor & planning discussions to identify actions required for performance improvement

Supplier/ Vendor Engagement

Establish strategic partnerships with suppliers/ vendors of assigned category which will benefit Adani from a long-term perspective and effectively leverage them for value additions to business

Data management

Data Analytics

  • Assist in collation and analysis of data related to various procurement activities (e.g. commodity analysis, supplier debugging, etc.) for respective categories
  • Identify and seek opportunities to improve efficiency and value by analysing data
  • Contribute to action planning and implementation based on data analytics performed for assigned categories



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.

General Experience

  • More than 4-8 years of experience in supply chain management, procurement and related area.

Technical Experience

  • Hands-on experience in executing contracts and entering into commercial transactions for Capital Goods of medium/ large size Infrastructure projects, estimation and cost Engineering
  • Experience in working with e- procurement systems and tools (SAP, Ariba, and other financial reporting tools, contract management tool, reverse auctions, etc.)
  • Demonstrate methodical and precise approach towards commercial and contractual execution
  • Knowledge of the overall purchasing process, strategic sourcing, and procurement related systems and supplier relationship management
  • Basis the type of Category/ Categories, knowledge and experience of Electrical/ Mechanical/ Civil procurement may be required

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