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Team Leader

Gurugram, , India

Job Description:

Job Description*

The Category CoE Team Leader will provide strategic support, through category research and intelligence function, to the Category Management team.  The associate will also be responsible for performing research and related intelligence for the assigned Categories. The associate will perform as a SME of particular Categories/subject(s) and will be responsible for independently providing its end-to-end intelligence and strategic support


  • Serves as Procurement subject matter expert for the Category Research COE
  • Responsible for coordinating centralized research and intelligence gathering for the Category Management Team
  • Proactively works with Category Managers to understand current and future needs, and develops an approach that will maximize analytical support during upfront strategy development and ongoing strategy execution
  • Helm ad-hoc requests pipeline, while adhering to the timelines
  • Independently communicates with  stakeholders and author reports/creates presentations, summarizing research, to provide market intelligence/strategic support to Category Managers
  • Think out-of-box and be innovative in leveraging various frameworks and authoring the intelligence reports



Post Graduate (MBA/PGDM/MA (Econ))

Certifications If Any


Experience Range*

Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Procurement and/or Research, Data Analysis discipline

Foundational skills*

  • MS Office (Advance Level) expertise
  • Able to perform independently with minimum support
  • Deep understanding of procurement and/or research with broad exposure to frameworks like SWOP, PESTLE etc.
  • Ability to translate short and long term needs of Category Management into clearly defined CoE activities
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills, with ability to present CoE outputs to multiple levels of management
  • Flexibility to meet strict deadlines, while handling ad-hoc or unplanned requests

Desired skills

  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Exposure to Research Databases
  • Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Data Visualization tools like Tableau
  • Procurement Knowledge
  • Ariba or similar applications supporting Procurement Operations

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Full time


Band: H7

Manages People:


Talent Acquisition Contact:

Puneet Bhatia

Referral Bonus: