Akamai Careers Job Vacancy for Procurement Specialist II

Procurement Specialist II


The Procurement Team owns Akamai’s end-to-end supply-chain process. We establish and maintain stakeholder relationships internally and externally. We manage our suppliers to best optimize our investments and supply base. Through effective sourcing and negotiation, we constantly enable and deliver value capture (cost-saving/avoidance).

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Associated with the Global Procurement Team, you will be part of all our strategic initiatives. You will also support and scale-up the new Procurement hub model. This will have significant support & visibility to the Category and Executive leadership.

As a Procurement Specialist II, you will be responsible for:

Leading, Coordinating and executing strategic sourcing activities in line with the category strategy
Supporting Category Director in the development and implementation of category strategy for Asia region
Managing existing and upcoming sourcing/negotiating opportunities proactively
Developing market intelligence to support effective decision-making on alternate supplier base and effective sourcing
Managing Supplier diversity Identify and establish supplier relationship and steer mutual value program
Recommending process optimizations/standardization to ensure internal controls
Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

Have any Bachelor’s with 5+ years’ experience in Strategic Sourcing, contract management and Supplier Management
Be hands-on with direct and indirect IT Procurement along with other categories (marketing, corporate functions and real-estate)
Have proven experience in managing multi-region customers, suppliers diverse supplier base
Be self-directed, organized and resourceful and cultivate innovation
Have good communication/articulation skills with ability to manage internal stakeholder relationship
Have strategic mindset; be a team-player and quick learner

Location: Bangalore


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