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Job Details

Job Location:
Sri Lanka
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:

Company Details

Company industry:
Telecommunications Services
Company Type:
Employer (Private Sector)
No. of Employees:

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Excellent communication skills

Language Skills


Job Description

Supply Chain Management 

The Job :

  • Responsible in optimizing supply chain efficiency through timely execution of technical Capex BP procurements within calendar year in order to achieve business goals
  • Support to develop, lead& implement sourcing initiatives in order to reduce cost YoY in collaboration with the internal functional groups
  • Carryout and lead benchmarking activity across a range of relevant category areas to ensure the group is procuring at the right pricing levels
  • Manage the commercial relationship of key suppliers to ensure delivery of all negotiated pricing, terms and conditions
  • Lead all internal stakeholders to facilitate contract negotiation, signing, ordering and preparation of RFP and resolution of pre-bid clarifications alliance with the users
  • Work with suppliers to ensure Dialog reaps all benefits of BOI concessions by implementing guidelines of Legal, Regulatory and imports and exports
  • Ensure inventory and budget controls in place by Technology Resource Planning and Group Network Development during the ordering process
  • Structuring of contracts to ensure optimal impact of capex projects on company financials by negotiating with suppliers delivery and payment models which will minimize Capital Work In Progress (CWIP) and optimize Return on Investment and Capital (ROIC)
  • Working with user and process design groups to optimize in terms of efficiency and cost, supplier's interactions and project responsibility matrices and other relevant contractual documents
  • Manage and execution of procurement process for portfolios to ensures delivery as per businesses schedule and requirements
  • Negotiate with the relevant users, the variations in price, delivery and specifications to maintain material requirements in order to effectively achieve business objectives
  • Maintain controls to ensure the vendors are preparing the pricing BOQs based on the mutually agreed price and commercial models
  • Attending stakeholder queries with related to commercials in key projects
  • Ensure timely renewal of annual maintenance contracts and service continuity of support services
  • Developing proactive measures to ensure time minimization of procurement cycle times such as development and implementation of catalogues and frameworks for repetitive procurements and services

Position Requirements

  • Should hold a Degree in Engineering or Management
  • Possess a professional qualification in CIMA
  • Should have 3 years of experience in ICT sector
  • Should possess excellent communication skills, technological and business understanding and ability to work under pressure

About the Company

Dialog Axiata is one of the largest mobile telecommunication companies in Sri Lanka with a vision to be the undisputed leader in the provision of multi-sensory connectivity.

Our parent company Axiata is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Asia with the fastest growing Asian footprints and a vision of becoming a regional champion. Advancing Asia is Axiata's goal and will achieve this through bringing affordable connectivity, innovative technology and world class talent to the entire region.

We firmly believe that Values and Ethics form the strong foundation upon which our organisation has built itself. We also believe in fair and responsible remuneration and performance based career growth thus ensuring that our employees are treated fairly and equitably.

Dialog Axiata supplements its market leading position in the Mobile Telecommunications sector with a robust footprint and market presence in Sri Lanka’s Fixed Telecommunications and Digital Pay Television markets through its fully-owned subsidiaries, Dialog Broadband Networks (Private) Limited (DBN), Dialog Television (Private) Limited (DTV) and Digital Holdings Lanka (Private) Limited.

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