SCM – Sourcing Executive

Navi Mumbai
Off-Role + Medical Benefits

Opportunity to join the team for an exciting game changing start up Cloud fabric fiber operator in Asia which backed by a large global PE fund with+5B USD in digital infra investments globally and a world class management team.

Reporting to: SCM Lead
Team Size: Individual Contributor (IC)

About the Company

Lightstorm Telecom Ventures is India focused, independent, carrier-neutral telecom infrastructure platform set up by I Squared Capital, a global infrastructure- focused private equity fund. The mission of LTV is to create a digital native and market leading network platform based business, built on asset acquisitions roll up and business transformation strategy.

  1. SmartNet™ by Lightstorm Telecom Designed to be first of its kind in India is fibre based network, connecting top seven cities in India.
  2. SmartNet™ will connect >80% of all current & future Multi-Tenant Data Centre locations, all Cable Landing Stations, all Internet Exchanges and all current and future CDN locations.
  3. SmartNet™ Metro Network Topology – Linear Point-to-Point Mesh Architecture to ensure low latency and high network availability.
  4. SmartNet™ is being progressively launched in first half of 2021 across India and second half in other emerging Asia markets, mostly with large pre-booked capacities by global fortune 500 companies.
  5. Lightstorm Telecom is 100% owned SPV set up by a US based global infrastructure-focused PE fund.

Role requirement – Primary responsibilities and accountabilities


  • Floating inquiry/RFI.
  • Identification of right partner for desired product/service.
  • Finalization of SoW/Product Configuration/Projection/Delivery TAT with the user team.
  • Zero based costing/cost benchmarking.
  • Publishing Request for Quote/Reverse Auction.
  • Comparative Analysis
  • Negotiation


  • Partner enrollment.
  • Contract drafting.
  • Creation of Purchase Order/BPA/CPA.
  • Order Tracking.
  • Periodic Analysis Expense/Open PO for different categories and Capex/Opex.
  • MIS and Report-different analytical reports.


  • Ensure delivery as per Need By Date, as per the PO/as per the TAT agreed by the partner as per
  • Review Partner compliance/shipping documents as per the PO/LTC guidelines.

Cost Optimization/Saving:

  • Review Budget Vs Actual expenditure.
  • Cost control by re-negotiation, by re-engineering, by developing competitive partner.
  • Identify wastage and its elimination in co-ordination with user function.
  • Periodic review of supply/service cost for different product and services, identify area of
    optimization and implement plan for reduction of cost/wastage.

Partner Management:

  • Evaluate right partner for the right product/service.
  • Partner Due Diligence.
  • Review partners periodically w.r.t to their service/delivery commitment, Quality and Compliance.
  • Evaluate partner with respective user function.
  • Explore/Develop sufficient competitive partners for organizational business requirements.
  • Partner Grievances Redressal
  • Increase Partner Satisfaction

Key Skills/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, PGDM/MBA in SCM shall be preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Telecommunications industry, preferred Infrastructure
    Provider company.
  • 5-8 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Sourcing module.
  • Expertise in Oracle, Sourcing module applications.
  • Experience in Contract Management.
  • Negotiation skills

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