Senior Manager – Materials Management

From 10 to 15 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Job Purpose:To carry out value analysis, purchasing research activities, and vendor management. To monitor purchase activities, liaising and follow-up with government agencies for various licenses/permits etc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and execute Materials Planning, procurement and inventory management for Drugs, Medical Consumable, General Consumable, printing and Stationary, Capex medical equipment & instruments, Housekeeping, linen, office and computer
  • Implement and monitor key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the inventory management operations.
  • Enhancing operational efficiency and implementing JCI,NABH related supply chain activities and management of quality standards.
  • Improving the IPD pharmacy turnaround time and process innovations for maximum utilization of the team with enhanced learning and technology utilization.
  • Implementing CBU (Central buying units) protocols and ensuring strict adherence to CBU policies.
  • Take leadership role in negotiation process for local purchase process and develop local vendors / suppliers to optimize cost.
  • Oversee Cost Reduction through Standardization, Variety Reduction, and Value Engineering/Analysis.
  • Prepare and submit Management Information Reports.
  • Implementing new protocols & SOPs as and when needed and as and when designed by Corporate SCM team.
  • Maintaining a lean stock with no stock outs, managing the near expiry, non-moving and supplier returns
  • Coordinate with consultants/ nursing staffs to ensure timely supply of medicines / Consumables to patients.
  • Oversee Proper Storage and Preservation of Materials.
  • Oversee Materials Handling and Transportation.
  • Adhere to KRAs / KPIs of corporate SCM team and report on monthly basis.

Desired Candidate Profile

Education: Post Graduate Degree in SCM

Experience: Preferably over 10 years. He / she should be able to manage a team of around 40-50 people.

Knowledge/ Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply chain management
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize, multi task and lead a team.
  • Ability to train and educate associates on department specific aspects when required.
  • Be proactive, punctual and empathetic


PG:MBA/PGDM in Any Specialization

Company Profile

Narayana Health

Narayana Health is headquartered in Bengaluru, India, and operates a network of hospitals across the country, with a particularly strong presence in the southern state of Karnataka and eastern India, as well as an emerging presence in northern, western and central India. Our first facility was established in Bengaluru with approximately 225 operational beds and we have since grown to 21 Hospitals + 1 Cayman Islands and 6 heart centres, 19 primary care facilities across India and an international hospital in the Cayman Islands. The group now features over 5,859 operational beds through a combination of greenfield projects and acquisitions. We believe that the "Narayana Health" brand is strongly associated with our mission to deliver high-quality, affordable healthcare services to the broader population by leveraging our economies of scale, skilled doctors, and an efficient business model.

In aggregate, our centres provide advanced levels of care in over 30 specialties, including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Cancer Care, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Nephrology and Urology, and Gastroenterology.

Company Info
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Contact Company:Narayana Health



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Role Category:

SCM & Logistics


Supply Chain Manager

Employment Type:

Full Time, Permanent