Job Description - APAC


About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Businessline/Function :

  • To liaise with all relevant stakeholders to full fill demand mangmnet
  • Required coordination with Business, Legal, Compliance, Auditors, Senior mangmnet, APAC etc.

Job Title:

Manager

Date:

Department:

Procurement

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Functions

Reports to:

(Direct)

Head of Corporate Services Procurement

Grade:

(if applicable)

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

Nil

Directorship / Registration:

Position Purpose : 

As a procurement manager for India entities, negotiate vendor contracts and renewals, obtain new proposals to meet business requirement, to maintain the procurement tracker and follow up with respective stakeholders for completion, to provide MIS reports to senior management on the procurement initiatives undertaken.

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

  • To coordinate the procurement of external services and goods in the corporate services category (including Real estate) within BNPP Bank, ISPL & GSO scope and to develop and manage local supplier relationships with the aim of constantly improving service quality vs. cost levels at acceptable level of risk.
  • To ensure the BNPP Group procedures are adhered while negotiating and awarding procurement contracts. 
  • To support the implementation of Global/ Pan India contracts/Services / agreements within the territory
  • To provide India local Business and Function managers with summaries of the important points in agreements for them to mitigate the risk of non-compliance
  • To build partnership with local Business and Function managers to ensure Procurement’s appropriate involvement in negotiations with suppliers and contract execution in general
  • To mitigate legal & statutory risk associated with related procurement contracts in conjunction with Legal & Compliance Department.
  • To regularly report in an agreed format analytical data on expenses by purchase category, the status of projects in progress, projects that are planned with associated quality improvement/savings and quality improvement/savings that have already been achieved within the territory
  • Conduct Procurement Steering committee meetings on a quarterly /need basis

Performance Measurement Criteria 

  • % of expense in which India Procurement has involvement
  • % of expenditure covered by regional or global contracts
  • Reduction in costs (based on BNP Paribas Group’s methodology for like-for-like comparison)
  • Cost avoidance versus initial supplier proposals for new contracts
  • Cost avoidance versus requests by suppliers for price increases for goods and services
  • Satisfaction levels of internal clients
  • Contribute to the Permanent Control framework

Contract Governance

  • Establish and implement procedures to monitor and verify that service commitments are being met
  • Actively participate in problem and incident monitoring and resolution
  • Establish and implement guidelines to collect and analyze stakeholder inputs and feedback

 

 Budget and risk management

  • Actively contribute to the budget exercises with user groups and finance teams, while enabling better demand management.
  • Support the management of team risks through KPIs, risk register, and quarterly review process  ensuring compliance with best practice and the legislative framework
  • Establish and implement procedures to manage risks across sourced services and service providers
  • Establish and implement procedures to meet security and privacy requirements
  • Establish and implement procedures to comply with applicable internal policies or standards and statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Co-ordinate with compliance and legal teams to ensure statutory requirements during the sourcing / contracting process are complied with

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Self-starter, motivation of self and other key partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skill – can work well with all level of people
  • Influencing skills - confidence and credibility to challenge local clients in different countries/Métiers/Functions at all levels (from Management to Operational levels) at the same time as developing relationships with them.
  • Strong negotiation and supplier relationship management skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Contract knowledge & prior experience in Facility Management / General services category
  • Pro-actively client services oriented
  • Ethical, Diplomatic
  • Working knowledge of legal, compliance, tax and finance practices related to Procurement
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements in India
  •    Attention to detail and investigative and questioning nature

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collebrate / Team work

Attention to detail /rigor

Adaptability

Decision Making

Transversal Skills:

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage project

Ability to set up relevant perfomance indicator

Ability to develop & leverage network

Analytical ability

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Excellent written and spoken English , Hindi and local languages as applicable
  • Graduate with minimum of 7 years’ experience, 5 of which in a senior procurement role in either banking or manufacturing industries
  • Good Knowledge and experience of Excel and SAP/ other procurement tools

A risk aware individual who preferably has experience in vendor governance/risk management

               

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Attention to detail /rigor

Adaptability

Decision Making

Transversal Skills:

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage project

Ability to set up relevant perfomance indicator

Ability to develop & leverage network

Analytical ability

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Excellent written and spoken English , Hindi and local languages as applicable
  • Graduate with minimum of 7 years’ experience, 5 of which in a senior procurement role in either banking or manufacturing industries
  • Good Knowledge and experience of Excel and SAP/ other procurement tools

A risk aware individual who preferably has experience in vendor governance/risk management

Primary Location
IN-MH-Mumbai
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
SECURITY OR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 5 years
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
BNP022361

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