Procurement Sourcing Senior Associate

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product | Full-time

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About WeWork

WeWork is a platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life’s work. Our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, and our own team members are central to that goal.  

Role

The candidate’s role is to ensure consistent management of all procurement proposals and contracts. This generally includes oversight of the operations management process, as well as the development of specific standards for RFX, contract negotiations, and document management. The candidate's role in the Opex requires close collaboration with various departments, including Operations, Community, Brand and Marketing, HR, Admin, Finance, and legal. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that contracts and proposals are properly entered into organizational databases and securely maintained. 
  • Maintain deadlines on deliverables and communicate on an ongoing basis with business partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies that minimize potential losses and benefit the organization’s financial performance.
  • Assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract text and attachments.
  • Serve as primary organizational contact during RFX.
  • Working experience in Facilities / Operations / Direct & Indirect Procurement.
  • Experience in PO Generation, Vendor Relationship, Contracts.
  • Good negotiation skills in Facility, Infra, Consumables, AMCs and R&M.
  • Experience in RFX, quote comparison, and vendor selection.
  • Periodic review of vendor performance to ensure compliance with terms and to identify conflicts or changes requiring resolution at contract renewal.
  • Aligns with managers of Operations, Community, Brand and Marketing, HR, Admin, Finance, and legal.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree/B.E in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Min 2-3 years of work experience in Facilities/Operations/ Indirect procurement
  • Good to have knowledge in Spend Management, Analysis and Reporting with hands-on Excel experience
  • Communication Skills - Spoken & Written English. Hindi & Kannada will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of e- sourcing tools like Ariba / SAP or Equivalent
  • Experience in applying organizational standards when developing requests for proposals, negotiating terms
  • Ability to systematically analyze complex problems, draw relevant conclusions and implement appropriate solutions
  • Excellent negotiating and persuasive skills, both in one-on-one and group situations