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Rajesh M.

Procurement and Sourcing Specialist - Asia
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Last activity Sep, 18, 2021 11:05 AM
Industry: Retail
  • India, Delhi, New Delhi
  • Overview

    Global Sourcing and Procurement Specialist - More than 20 years of Procurement and Sourcing Experience from Asia Manufacturers , Have worked for India's Largest Retail Companies . E commerce and Hyper Markets Specialist in Categories Like - Fashion Accessories , Pet Accessories , Pet Food , Home Accessories , Personal Care Products , Home Furnishings . Can offer Procurement and Quality Control service in China through an associate based out of Hong Kong


Total Work Experience :

25 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

5 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

25 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - Hindi - Punjabi

Countries i can cover :

United Arab Emirates - India - Thailand

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Sourcing/Category Management 25 year(s)
Luggage and handbags and packs and cases
Personal care products
Sewing supplies and accessories

Sourcing/Category Management 20 year(s)
Apparel and Luggage and Personal Care Products
Timepieces and Jewelry and Gemstone Products
Sports and Recreational Equipment and Supplies and Accessories
  • Textile Technology2006-08-01 to 2007-09-01


  • Masters in Business Administration2010-07-01 to 2012-09-01

    Sikkim Manipal University

  • Advance Diploma in Procurement2020-08-01 to

    Procurement , Supply Chain and Sourcing
    Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Professional certifications :With my Long experience - I have been promoted to start with Advance Diploma in Procurement from CIPS , Working Towards MCIPS
Other certifications :Sales and Marketing Management , International Business from IIFT , Ecommerce Specialist ,
Past Experiences
  • MCMC Asia | Supermarkets

    2019-11-01 - Today

    Country Head ( Sourcing and Operations Consultant)

    Responsible for Marketing and Sourcing – FMCG and Personal Care Products , Protection articles , Cosmetics , Fashion Accessories , Home Accessories . Market Mapping for Distribution and entry of Cosmetics Brands from Europe Have a strong network with Brands from Europe , experience in Exhibitions management and Business Development .

  • Verita Healthcare Group ( Singapore) | Health, Wellness and Fitness

    2019-05-01 To 2019-10-01

    Country Head ( Procurement and Business Operations )

    Responsible to Negotiate and Bring Vendors Onboard Responsible to oversee the Launch of Product Categories and Business Operations. Promote international Business and create Brand Verita Awareness. Explore new Geographical Areas and markets to promote the Verita Group Product Offerings

  • Arjan Impex Pvt Ltd | Luxury Goods & Jewelry

    2015-09-01 To 2019-04-01

    AGM ( Category Management and Sourcing )

    Have independently started three new Product Divisions for Home Care Products and Fashion Accessories. Three Divisions collectively have a future Potential of generating 30 Crores in Sales with a margin of 25%. Managing complete Category Management of Domestic Brand and pre-launch planning of Company Owned Stores in Collaboration with a UK based Retailer. Responsible for International Marketing and Category Management with USA and Europe Retailers. Extensive Strategic supplier sourcing, e-sourcing, negotiating experience.

  • Reliance Retail Ltd | Retail

    2006-06-01 To 2014-12-01

    Senior Manager ( Category)

    Business Formulate Buying plans and strategies for the business of Reliance Fresh (700 stores), Hyper marts (40) Accountable for deciding product mix, margins and retail price, based on consumer preferences and other market dynamics Customer Understand Customer Behavior and working on the Product Range based on Business Analytics like Sales, Ticket Size etc. Vendor Management Developed deep and long standing relationship with Vendors – Negotiating Terms of Trade, Promotions, making Vendors Partner in driving changes in the Category Plans Category Management. Developed a Category Strategy in line with the corporate objectives to meet the needs of the target customer Complete Category Management by tracking Competition Activities and consumer’s needs and buying Pattern Private Label Have managed complete development of Private Label of two product lines. Vendor Sourcing, Packaging and Costings. Key achievements Managed Relationships with Vendors across Categories handled. Generated 10% additional income through shelf space selling & brand promotion to increase footfalls by 15% Managed top line and bottom line of categories by introducing proper SKU mix, finalizing vendors, product pricing, and placements, promotions, DC and store fill rate.

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