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Pankaj J.

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Company: Independent Consultant
Industry: Consulting
  • India, Karnataka, Bangalore
  • Overview

    Pankaj is a transformational leader with deep expertise in Procurement, Supply chain and Start-up Consulting/Advise in the Auto, Energy Storage, Solutions/Services for Engineering and Supply Chain Operations & Jobs verticals across the Globe. He offers services in the area of Procurement consulting , solutions & services . He has 28 years of experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Program Management, Operations, business Development and Category Management in the Internet, IT and Manufacturing Industry. In the past, Pankaj has worked with startups as well as large scale companies including OLX, Trade2Gain, Motorola, Siemens, Barry-Wehmiller, Bridgestone, Wipro Hindalco and L & T in different capacities across multiple geographies. As independent consultant, Pankaj provides Procurement consultancy, solution & services. He is also an advise / consultant to many start-ups related with Automobiles, Energy Storage, Solutions/Services for Engineering and Supply Chain Operations. His education & certification details are : - CPM, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, PMP, CMQ/OE, CCD , CCPM , CPPP, ZED - Certificate - Embedding Sustainable Procurement - Certificate course in e Commerce, SPJIMR - PGDIB , Devi Ahilya University - MS , Devi Ahilya University - BS , Ravishankar University


Total Years of Experience :

28 Year(s) Old

Total Years of Experience as a freelancer :

5 Year(s) Old

Total Years of Experience in Procurement :

25 Year(s) Old

Languages you speak with Professional working proficiency level :

English - Hindi

Countries you can cover :

United Arab Emirates - India - Kuwait - Oman - Saudi Arabia

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
  • Sourcing/Category Management 20 year(s)
    • Professional procurement services (High)
  • Bachelor of Engineering 1981-07-01 to 1985-08-01

    Mechanical Engineering
    Ravishankar University , Raipur

  • Masters of Engineering 1988-07-01 to 1989-12-01

    Industrial Management
    Devi Ahilya University Indore

  • PG Diploma in International Business 1993-07-01 to 1994-06-01

    International Business
    School of Economics , Devi Ahilya University Indore

Professional certifications : Certificate in Embedding Sustainable Procurement – The CPD Standards Office UK  Certificate Program in Contract Management (CCPM) and Public Procurement (CPPP) from World Bank USA.  Certificate Program in The fight against corruption from UNODC  Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCP), Resource Integration Management (CIRM) & Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS USA.  Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) from ISM USA.
Other certifications : Certified ZED consultant, Quality Council of India.  Certified Corporate Director from Institute of Directors India.  Certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) from ASQ USA.  Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) from PMI USA.  Certificate Course in e-Commerce from SPJIMR India.
Past Experiences
  • OLX India | Internet

    2014-04-01 To 2016-02-01

    Director Projects

     Responsible for new initiatives & Projects  Responsible for Procurement & Contracts  Responsible for category development & achieving targets for Auto, Jobs (Including Temporary Jobs ) , Real Estate & Services category.  Responsible for Business Intelligence & Online Marketing – Paid Search & Online Display for Jobs, Real Estate & services category.  Managing a team of 6 members.  Country responsibilities: India, Pakistan & Bangladesh

  • Siemens Limited Mumbai / Bangalore | Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

    2010-04-01 To 2012-10-01

    General Manager

     Joined as General Manager moved to Cluster Procurement Director with following responsibilities a) procurement responsibility of IT, Projects & Indirect Material, Outsourcing, Contract / Temp Staffing, Sub contracting & Consulting b) Operational & e Procurement c) Governance d) Travel e) Planning, & Reporting for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. After integration of Siemens IT business with ATOS moved to General Manager – Supply Chain Management for Smart Grid & LMV division of Infrastructure & Cities Sector of Siemens Limited for South Asia Cluster.  Directed a team of 30 team members and managed spend of Euro 300 Million.  Alliance Management for Projects.  Supply chain Management Board member at Siemens IT Solutions & Atos.  Headed carve out activities for creating a new legal entity in India and received certificate of appreciation from Senior Management.  Introduced new temporary staffing management process.  Increased customer satisfaction by 40% and achieved Year on Year savings of 12%.  Headed Procurement Integration team for merger of Siemens IT solutions with ATOS ORIGIN in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa.  Distinction of receiving merit award for bringing innovation in procurement function and swiftly aligning the same with the global organization.

  • Motorola India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore | Telecommunications

    2003-12-01 To 2010-04-01

    Senior Manager - Strategic Sourcing

     Joined in December 2003 as Emerging Market Initiative Leader (Designing, Leading & Implementing Sourcing from India & China) moved to Asia Pacific Commodity Management role (Complete responsibility of sourcing, procuring, optimizing spend & governing for CIO, CTO & HR Organization) and then moved to cluster role which includes 1) Global commodity management of Engineering Services 2) Regional commodity management (Asia & EMEA) role for IT, Temporary Staffing and Corporate Services 3 ) Country procurement Role for Korea & Japan ( All commodities ) .  Distinction of receiving 6 Bravo Awards for outstanding performance.  Managed procurement worth US$ 500 M per year .  Merit of saving between US$ 25 million to US$ 30 Million per year for 6.5 years.  Played a vital role in sourcing of Temporary Staffing, IT Services, Product Engineering Services, Technical Writing, Patent Drafting and Mechanical Components etc. from India & China.  Spearheaded the following projects from Procurement Perspective: o China Low Cost IT Project- o 1 Total Outsourcing Project. o 2 Motorola Joint Ventures Projects (one with Tech Mahindra & another with Wipro). o 3 mergers (Symbol, Good Technology & Air Defense) integration implementations for Temporary Staffing, Engineering & IT services.  Played a vital role in starting Motorola manufacturing facility in India & all outsourcing projects (IT, HR, Facility Management & Total Outsourcing).

  • Wipro Ltd | Information Technology and Services

    2001-06-01 To 2003-12-01

    Head Delivery

     Directed a 26 member team; spearheaded practice & delivery of: o Procurement services: e-bidding, tendering services, India sourcing, Procurement process outsourcing o E-Procurement Solutions: dynamic price engine, cost data knowledge management system, web tendering, procurement intranet, supplier extranet and catalogue-based buying. o Procurement Consultancy: Spend Analysis & Category Research.  Rendering pre-sales & sales support in significant assignments.  Handled 50 clients (Gillette, ICI Paints, India Oil, BPCL, HPCL, Hindustan Levers Limited, Perfetti, Ballarpur Industries, J. K. Industries, Shaw Wallace, Forbes Group, M & M, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India, etc.) for projects related with Procurement services, solutions & consultancy.  Successfully conducted over 500 sourcing events across 170 categories and achieving an average savings worth 12% across the category.  Completed 3 six-sigma projects and achieved 50% improvements in KRAs.  Received Wipro Individual Reward Engagement Award.  Management Representative for ISO 9001–2001 certification.

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