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ID:  117714

Mumbai, IN

Assistant Manager - Procurement


CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations. 

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.



CMA CGM Agencies India Pvt.Ltd



Job Title                                                     : Assistant Manager –Procurement.


Department                                                : Administration and Procurement.


Reporting To                                              : Manager – Administration and Procurement.


Location                                                      : Mumbai.


Short Brief on role:


Role enable the supply chain and logistics specialized in ensuring the cost-effective purchase of all materials and services as required by the procurement plan whilst ensuring quality control and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures


Key Responsibilities



  • Create and implement regional Procurement strategies that are innovative, cost effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within Industry.
  •  Identifying and contacting suppliers/vendors proactively through mails for quotations as per requirements.
  • Compiling and collating all quotations after comparison of rates, service levels, strength, weaknesses, terms and conditions for functional heads / hod’s evaluation of vendor(s).
  • Organizing venues for annual budget meeting and other events like trade parties, staff parties, conferences, external training, etc.
  • Organizing and arranging the hotel stay of guests from ho, area and branch managers and coordinating their transport requirement(s).
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times.
  • Preparing mis, cost benefit analysis, repots for submission to Manager on weekly/Monthly.
  • Lead transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency
  • Keep abreast of changing industry trends


Contract Management


  • Study of Contract document and highlight all the important clauses, which are favorable and unfavorable.
  • Co-ordination with internal team members, Vendors and stakeholders and strengthen the organization in terms of contractual issues.
  • Provide information to different departments of various important clauses for effective functioning
  • Review and update existing contracts - Explain terms and conditions to managers and interested parties and stakeholders.



  • Facility management (support to Dy. admin Manager)
  • Ensure pan india facility management through the internal outsourced support
  • Review facilities periodically within the budgetary and company guidelines and ensure optimum utilization of the facility infrastructures


Insurance Management

  • Ensure front running and Closing all Insurance policy (Employee health and General insurance)
  • Review the policies and coordinate with HO insurance team for timely approvals and general insurance queries.




Vendor management

  • Vendor management of housekeeping, transportation, courier, cab records, airline, hotels
  • Timely reviewing the records of all the AMC and rate contracts for all locations.

Financial management

  • Achieves financial objective by anticipating requirements; submitting information for budget preparation; scheduling expenditures; monitoring costs; analyzing variances
  • Vendor creation- End to end process in liaison with India Finance team


Coordination with agencies


  •  Liaising with government authorities, Compliance department, licenses department, local police authorities etc. For smooth and seamless compliance with required statutory and legal requirement across all locations
  • Possess knowledge of legal documentation, drafting and vetting compliance and diligence issues
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codes


General office operations


  • Coordinate with all the departments within the corporate office and branch offices
  • Monitor the overall functioning of processes, identifying improvement areas and implementing adequate measures to maximize stakeholder satisfaction level


Key Performance Standards

  • Procurement, facility management, vendor management
  • Outstanding negotiation Skills.


Requirements and Specific Skills:


  • Candidates with B.com degree, work experience of 5-7 having worked with shipping, facility management,  In depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing and negotiation terms.
  • Excellent communications skills verbal and written, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent command over MS office mainly excel along with formulas and power point.
  • Candidate with certification in PMP, contract management, administration and facility management, EHS, first aider and fire safety , ISO will be preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Negotiation aptitude.



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