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Title:  Sourcing/Commodity Mgr - Contracting


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN, 560071

Requisition ID:  35761
Job Summary

As a Sourcing manager, you are part of the Global Indirect Procurement team responsible for sourcing of goods, and services for your designated categories.  You will lead complex sourcing projects from end to end, incl. but not limited to set up of RFXs within the sourcing tools, project management of the project as well as managing timely communication with internal stakeholders/customers and providing project updates and external communication with suppliers. You will also be responsible for contract negotiations of strategic and complex projects. You will be dedicated to specific sets of categories and you will work with your Business Sourcing Partner(s) and Category Managers to be aligned with the related category strategies as well as internal customer requirements.

Additionally, you will be responsible to maintain the contracting database and feed the SRM system as required. Accuracy of data and support to monthly reporting will be part of your responsibilities, too

To be successful, you will need to be extremely organized; able to collaborate and partner in a complex environment; have good communication and facilitation skills; and be a motivated self-starter.


Essential Functions:

Contracting: Ability to review, understand & draft Simple Amendments, Change orders, SOW’s , sponsorship agreements in compliance with NetApp policies and procedures, adhere to SOP’s & Process, should be able to negotiate contract commercials and bring value, protect NetApp from contractual risks,  be a good team player to work with stake holders, such as Business units, Legal, Data Protection, information & Security team, ensure E-Sign (Contract Signature) is followed as per the agreed protocol.

Job Requirements
  • Strong Experience in Contracting
  • Strong leadership skills, including ability to motivate and manage people
  • A strong team player
  • Solid decision-making ability using available facts in sensitive client and internal situations
  • Ability to develop and implement processes across multiple programs to create consistency and efficiencies
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both internally, with client stakeholders, and the supplier community)
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft business tools
  • Experience in using eSourcing tools including eRFx, reverse auctions, project management tools, and contract management tools.

The role involves working in US shifts.


Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Preferable  a dgeree in law (LLB).


“NetApp is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of all backgrounds, including individuals with disabilities, to apply for open positions at NetApp.”


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