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Associate General Manager - Project Procurement

Date:  15-Nov-2022


Company:  GMRAirport Developers Ltd


To lead the finalization, management and administration of project contracts so that the overall objective of project execution / completion within the required costs / timelines is achieved.

To review, improve and ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all the procurement activities for various OPEX/CAPEX requirements related to business for a smooth operations.  



Accountabilities Key Performance Indicators
Handling all Procurement & Contracting Activities related to Opex/Capex requirements for business departments. 
Timely issue of Purchase orders / Work Orders/ Contracts as per the requirement of the stakeholders.
Vendor Development & Vendor Management including Vendor Evaluation on regular basis
Number of New Vendors developed , Vendor Performance Evaluation & Feedback 
Lead New Initiatives including Strategic Procurement
Lead initiatives like CIP/KAIZEN/BLIP etc., 
Maintaining compliance documents and essential internal controls surrounding, Management Approvals, Audit requirements, Vendor Selection, Competitive Bid Process, Vendor Development, Management/Monitoring, etc. 
100% Compliance with the DOP / MAG / Statutory compliance
Lead team of Buyers focused on different type of Procurement activities for the operational/Maintenance related (opex/capex) requirements for IGI Airport. 
Ongoing development of Team members by providing opportunities to handle various opex/capex/Import/HSS requirements. 
Price Negotiation with Vendors and achieve cost optimization through initiative for Value for Money (Reverse auction, Fact based negotiation, Split orders, etc.)
Cost Savings
Support to generate MIS for Senior Management
Monthly / Fortnightly MIS
Supporting the User Departments for any issues related to Contract administration for ongoing works. 
Resolution of Issues post award of Contracts
Guiding team members through the entire Import Order process, Incoterms, LC opening and documentation. 
Timely Opening of LC, Customs Clearance and Import Documentation
Guiding team members for preparing the internal cost estimates, Negotiation strategy, Management Approval notes and Audit compliance documents 
Development of Internal Estimates 

Responsible for the Procurement of Spares from OEMs for various critical Electrical & Mechanical applications installed at the Airside and Passenger Terminal Building 

Timely delivery of Spares
Ensuring all Procurement through SAP including systems & procedures set by the company
SAP Purchase Orders/ Request for Quotation



Vendors/Suppliers/Contractors; Clarifications, Negotiations, Problem solving
Consultants; on improvement plans, New Projects etc.,
Auditors; for compliance
Original Equipment manufacturers; Price Discovery/New Developments etc.,


Interact with Department Heads on a regular basis to:
1.    Finalise the Department Procurement Plan
2.    Find/suggest solutions to the problems/issues related to Procurement & Contracts
3.    Understand & address their needs
Interactions with colleagues/ peers in the business and corporate


Total Procurement value: 80-100 Crore per annum


Total No. of Purchase Orders: 500+  Purchase Order per annum

Lead a team of at least 4-5 Sub-ordinates


Engineering degree in Civil/ Mechanical / Electrical with post graduate diploma in Business Management /MBA


12- 16 years of  total years of experience with at least 3-4 years’ experience in leading the team of Buyers in a Project and Operations Domain


  • Communication: Ability to listen, interpret, simplify complex concepts, thoughts & ideas in verbal / non verbal form. | Interview
  • Policy & Process Excellence
  • Contracts & Policy
  • Operations Procurement
  • Execution and Operational Excellence: Ability and desire to execute with attention to detail, speed, accuracy and consistency | Interview
  • Personal Effectiveness: Demonstrating responsibility & reliability through actions to manage critical and challenging situations. | Interview
  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify solutions exploring different options in gathered information. | Interview
  • Managing Performance: Effectively monitors and measures performance. Develops people and drive results. | Interview
  • Business Insight: Ability to understand the implications of Business decisions and strive to enhance organizational performance. | Interview
  • Team Leadership, Teamwork & Interpersonal Influence: Capability to develop & converge individual potential to execute team objectives. Effectively intermingle and relate with individuals in a positive manner. | Interview
  • Decision Making: Ability to systematically think through a problem and its component parts, garner relevant information and not taking things at face value. | Interview
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Thinking
  • Strategic Orientation
  • Capability Building
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Awareness
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Networking
  • Stakeholder Focus
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal influence
  • Execution & Results
  • Planning & Decision Making
  • Innovation
  • Managing Change and ambiguity by creating Win-Win
  • Determination(Contextual and Flexible)
  • Learning Ability
  • Making & Navigating proposals
  • Scanning, Networking & External orientation