Pankaj Jain

Pankaj Jain

Independent Consultant, Director Projects

To access Pankaj Jain's full profile

Join now or Login

About Me

Pankaj is a business professional with 26 years of detailed experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, Procurement, Operations, Alliances and Category Management in Internet, IT & Manufacturing Industry. He worked with Internet (OLX, Trade2Gain), Global (Motorola, Siemens) & as well as Leading Indian Organisations (Wipro, L & T).

Pankaj’s Specialties are: Procurement Strategy, Cost Reduction , New Initiatives, Supply Chain, Project, Direct & Indirect Procurement, IT/ Product Engineering Services and Contingent Workforce Management, Offshoring & Outsourcing, Global Category Management (for CIO, CTO and HR).

URL for LinkedIn Profile

JOB TITLE: Independent Consultant, Director Projects

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Supply Chain

CATEGORY: Professional Services



Work experience

Independent Consultant

Independent Consultant

March 2016 - Present

Working as Independent Sourcing & Procurement Subject Matter Expert. Working with few large Corporate in improving their Sourcing & Procurement processes, Identifying areas of Cost optimization etc. Current projects include putting up Category Strategy, Spend Analytics for Savings Opportunities, designing Vendor Management program, E souring consulting for certain global customers.

Director Projects


April 2014 - Present | Bangalore

Responsible for i) New Initiatives ii) Projects ii) Jobs, Real Estate, Services & Auto category development

General Manager

Siemens Limited

April 2010 - October 2012 ( 2 years, 6 months ) | Mumbai

Joined as General Manager moved to Cluster Procurement Director with following responsibilities a) procurement responsibility of IT, Projects & Indirect Material, Outsourcing, Contract / Temp Staffing, Sub contracting & Consulting b) Operational Procurement c) Governance d) Planning, & Reporting for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. After integration of Siemens IT business with ATOS moved to General Manager – Supply Chain Management for Smart Grid & LMV division of Infrastructure & Cities Sector of Siemens Limited for South Asia Cluster.

Senior Manager - Strategic Sourcing

Motorola India Private Limited

December 2003 - April 2010 ( 6 years, 4 months ) | Bangalore

Joined in December 2003 as Emerging Market Initiative Leader (Designing, Leading & Implementing Sourcing from India & China) moved to Asia Pacific Commodity Management role (Complete responsibility of sourcing, procuring, optimising spend & governing for CIO, CTO & HR Organisation) and then moved to cluster role which includes 1) Global commodity management of Engineering Services 2) Regional commodity management (Asia & EMEA) role for IT, Temporary Staffing and Corporate Services 3 ) Country procurement Role for Korea & Japan ( All commodities )

Head Delivery

Wipro Limited

June 2001 - December 2003 ( 2 years, 6 months ) | Bangalore

Spearheaded practice & delivery of:
o Procurement services: e-bidding, tendering services, India sourcing, Procurement process outsourcing
o E-Procurement Solutions: dynamic price engine, cost data knowledge management system, web tendering, procurement intranet, supplier extranet and catalogue based buying.
o Procurement Consultancy: Spend Analysis & Category Research.


School of Economics

Post Graduate Diploma of International Business

1993 - 1994

Other Certification details are

- Certificate course in e Commerce, SPJIMR

Shri G S Institute of Technology & Science

M S of Industrial Engineering & Management

1987 - 1989

Government Engineering College

B S of Mechanical Engineering

1981 - 1985