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Strategic Sourcing

About WNS

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), is a leading global business process outsourcing company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals, including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics, Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process outsourcing services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry-specific back-office and front-office processes. WNS has over 25,000 professionals across 29 delivery centers worldwide, including Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UK and US.

Deep industry knowledge and expertise, a partnership approach, comprehensive service offerings and a proven track record enable us to deliver business value to many of the world’s leading companies. We are passionate about building an organization that is valued by our clients, employees, business partners, investors and the community at large. Our management team comprises accomplished professionals from leading global organizations. Each member brings deep business acumen and outsourcing domain expertise, ensuring a strong growth curve.

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  • Developing and executing sourcing strategies primarily for Capital category through the use of the client’s strategic sourcing process
  • Identifying cost savings through negotiations, event driven activities, and alternate sourcing strategies to achieve assigned cost saving goals
  • Leading commercial negotiations and drafting contracts
  • Supporting category managers in managing overall supplier relationships, including supplier performance, capability development, risk mitigation, cost savings, and quality improvements
  • If applicable, managing the team’s objective setting, performance, career growth, training, and competency development
  • Acting as the escalation point for the source to contract (S2C) team, communicating and resolving operational issues, and escalating to the Regional Delivery Lead or Category Manager as necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Deep understanding of strategic sourcing methods, Capital category knowledge and approaches and an ability to apply various concepts to category-level activities at the client
  • Expertise in one or more indirect spend categories (e.g. Capital & MRO, Professional Services, IT, Marketing, Logistics, etc.), including understanding external market dynamics, top suppliers, market trends and highlights, and procurement strategies
  • Ability to determine the appropriate procurement strategy for assigned categories and business requirements
  • Ability to draft simple to complex contractual agreements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to provide custom solutions to address the client’s challenges
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills, including ability to motivate and manage people
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • Any PG or Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5 – 7 years of work experience in contracts, negotiations, procurement, or sourcing
  • 5+ years of experience with strategic sourcing or supporting a sourcing organization
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Pune, MH, IN