AGM-Active N W Commercials

Job Req ID:  44052

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Commercial/ Finance

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.


AGM-Active N W Commercials

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Job Purpose

The Procurement / Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for negotiating Annual Maintenance Contracts (AMCs) for various telecom domains, including RAN, transport packet, optics, core equipment, RECC, IN, telecom tools, terrestrial microwave equipment, and more. This role requires a deep understanding of vendor management, CPAEX, TCO, and INCO terms. The ideal candidate will also be proficient in using SAP Ariba tools and capable of managing user requirements effectively.

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Contract Negotiation:
    • Lead negotiations for AMCs across all telecom domains, including RAN, transport packet, optics, core equipment, RECC, IN, telecom tools, terrestrial microwave equipment, and more.
    • Ensure optimal terms and conditions in contracts to achieve cost savings and value for the organization.
  • Vendor Management:
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key vendors.
    • Evaluate and select vendors based on performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.
    • Monitor vendor performance and compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Financial Analysis:
    • Understand and analyze CPAEX (Capital Expenditure) and TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) to make informed procurement decisions.
    • Collaborate with finance and other departments to ensure budget alignment and cost control.
  • Logistics and Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with INCO terms (International Commercial Terms) for all international procurements.
    • Manage logistics and ensure timely delivery of equipment and services.
  • User Management:
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their requirements and ensure their needs are met.
    • Provide support and training to users on procurement processes and tools.
  • Tool Proficiency:
    • Utilize SAP Ariba for procurement processes, including sourcing, contract management, and supplier management.
    • Ensure data accuracy and integrity in SAP Ariba.

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Strong analytical thinking and acumen
  • Good communication skills and ability to coordinate and influence cross-functional teams for effective process functioning and delivery

Must have technical / professional qualifications

•            Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.

Years of Experience

5-7 Years (1 to 2 years in Telecom Service)

Direct reports



Vodafone Idea Limited (formerly Idea Cellular Limited)
An Aditya Birla Group & Vodafone partnership