How outsourcing helps in achieving peak performance

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Pay only for the hours spent on your operations, with detailed invoicing and complimentary support for extra, late, and holiday hours.

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We completed our IT and Telecom sourcing projects, and contract renewals on time without having to hire a permanent FTE”

Chief Procurement Officer
Global Financial Leader, US

Our Team: A Gathering of Remarkable Minds

Bhavna

Client Operations Leader - USA

More than 24 years’ of experience in Leading and coordinating the ‘Indirect Commodity and Procurement Function’

Annabel

Senior Business Partner - UK

Annabel is a seasoned procurement leader who has delivered global sourcing and category management strategies for high-risk categories and SDGs.

Vijay

Finance Tower Lead

Vijay – Currently pursuing US CMA and holding Masters in finance and an overall experience of 16+ years in the F&A Domain.

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Sheeba

Sourcing Lead - UK

Client Partner for Transformation, Shared Services & Outsourcing (BPO) programs.

Saheena

Sourcing Analyst

As a marketing executive, Saheena has connected with some of the most influential procurement leaders worldwide.

James

Facilities / Fixtures / Logistics and IT Category Expert - USA

James is a seasoned agent of change with over 25 years of experience and a wide range of certifications, including CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., and CCM-AP.

Zain

Chief Technology Officer

Zain loves coding and loves solving our clients’ P2P systems design, implementation, and maintenance challenges.

Rajiv

Founder & Managing Partner - USA

To understand the client’s business needs and ensure that the Buying Simplified’s team delivers and exceeds client requirements.

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Client Operations Leader

Bhavna

Meet Bhavna, a seasoned procurement professional with more than 2 decades of experience in leading global procurement efforts. She has successfully completed numerous procurement projects starting from creating a Business Case, supplier identification, tendering, bid management, contract negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, and then ongoing performance management and improvements. She has mentored and coached a team of senior sourcing and procurement professionals and established strong relationships with senior leaders to align procurement with organizational objectives. 

Her expertise in centralized direct and indirect sourcing and procurement enables business units to maximize value from suppliers while concentrating on core activities. She has also established robust business relationships with senior-most budget holders and leaders of the organizations to ensure that procurement gets aligned with their objectives, and to enlist their support in participating in supply base improvement efforts. 

 

“Effective management of indirect procurement is key to achieving organizational goals and improving the bottom line”

Client Operations Leader - USA

Bhavna

Meet Bhavna, a seasoned procurement professional with more than 2 decades of experience in leading global procurement efforts. She has successfully completed numerous procurement projects starting from creating a Business Case, supplier identification, tendering, bid management, contract negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, and then ongoing performance management and improvements. She has mentored and coached a team of senior sourcing and procurement professionals and established strong relationships with senior leaders to align procurement with organizational objectives. 

Her expertise in centralized direct and indirect sourcing and procurement enables business units to maximize value from suppliers while concentrating on core activities. She has also established robust business relationships with senior-most budget holders and leaders of the organizations to ensure that procurement gets aligned with their objectives, and to enlist their support in participating in supply base improvement efforts. 

“Effective management of indirect procurement is key to achieving organizational goals and improving the bottom line”

Senior Business Partner - UK

Annabel

Meet Annabel, a seasoned procurement leader who has delivered global sourcing and category management strategies for high-risk categories and SDGs. Her expertise has resulted in significant YOY procurement targets, including ~$14M-30M savings, ~$5M revenue, and a 10% reduction in supplier count. She is also committed to promoting sustainability, focusing on increasing the use of recyclable products, and green cars, and achieving net-zero emissions by 2030. 

She also has launched the UK IR35 process, resulting in savings of $15.9M & developed, led, and executed an end-to-end category strategy on a global, regional, and local level for spend of above £60 M. Her unique blend of expertise in procurement, entrepreneurship, and finance has enabled her to drive continuous improvement and value creation for Buying Simplified and our clients. 

"Procurement isn't just about buying things - it's about buying the right things, the right way, and for the right reasons. Sustainability is key to achieving this."

Senior Business Partner - UK

Annabel

Meet Annabel, a seasoned procurement leader who has delivered global sourcing and category management strategies for high-risk categories and SDGs. Her expertise has resulted in significant YOY procurement targets, including ~$14M-30M savings, ~$5M revenue, and a 10% reduction in supplier count. She is also committed to promoting sustainability, focusing on increasing the use of recyclable products, and green cars, and achieving net-zero emissions by 2030. 

She also has launched the UK IR35 process, resulting in savings of $15.9M & developed, led, and executed an end-to-end category strategy on a global, regional, and local level for spend of above £60 M. Her unique blend of expertise in procurement, entrepreneurship, and finance has enabled her to drive continuous improvement and value creation for Buying Simplified and our clients. 

"Procurement isn't just about buying things - it's about buying the right things, the right way, and for the right reasons. Sustainability is key to achieving this."

Finance Tower Lead

Vijay

Meet Vijay, who is currently pursuing a US CMA and holding a master’s in finance and an overall experience of 16+ years in the F&A Domain. He has a different approach towards the F&A operations focused more on cost savings; he is a Strategic leader skilled in delivering rapid and sustainable operational change, Specializing in Finance Operations.

Vijay’s recent achievements in terms of Team, People & Operations Management were foreseen with appreciation. His broad Process Knowledge gave customers an instant solution for their issues. It is impressive to take over new projects and stabilize them with limited training and resources. 

"Success in finance operations is not just about numbers, it's about understanding the bigger picture and having the strategic mindset to drive change and create value for our clients."

Finance Tower Lead

Vijay

Meet Vijay, who is currently pursuing a US CMA and holding a master’s in finance and an overall experience of 16+ years in the F&A Domain. He has a different approach towards the F&A operations focused more on cost savings; he is a Strategic leader skilled in delivering rapid and sustainable operational change, Specializing in Finance Operations.

Vijay’s recent achievements in terms of Team, People & Operations Management were foreseen with appreciation. His broad Process Knowledge gave customers an instant solution for their issues. It is impressive to take over new projects and stabilize them with limited training and resources. 

"Success in finance operations is not just about numbers, it's about understanding the bigger picture and having the strategic mindset to drive change and create value for our clients."

Sourcing Lead - UK

Sheeba

Meet Sheeba, a highly skilled procurement professional with experience identifying valuable opportunities in future sourcing pipelines. She creates bespoke spend report templates for category managers, enabling data-driven sourcing decisions. She is also a talented trainer who has conducted orientation programs and provided expertise to large pharmaceutical and telecom companies. She has led organizational change, including the knowledge transfer and outsourcing transition for the P2P process to offshore teams in India successfully. 

She has worked with stakeholders to create a customized “To-be Delivery Model” for clients. Led a team that supported category managers, running their sourcing events in Ariba (Categories managed – Facilities Management, Travel, and Training) large Telecom Company – in Dallas, Texas. She is an asset to any procurement team with her special skill set and track record. 

“Opportunities don't always come knocking at your door. Sometimes you must go out there and find them. That's where strategic procurement comes in - identifying those valuable opportunities and turning them into reality."

Sourcing Lead - UK

Sheeba

Meet Sheeba, a highly skilled procurement professional with experience identifying valuable opportunities in future sourcing pipelines. She creates bespoke spend report templates for category managers, enabling data-driven sourcing decisions. She is also a talented trainer who has conducted orientation programs and provided expertise to large pharmaceutical and telecom companies. She has led organizational change, including the knowledge transfer and outsourcing transition for the P2P process to offshore teams in India successfully. 

She has worked with stakeholders to create a customized “To-be Delivery Model” for clients. Led a team that supported category managers, running their sourcing events in Ariba (Categories managed – Facilities Management, Travel, and Training) large Telecom Company – in Dallas, Texas. She is an asset to any procurement team with her special skill set and track record. 

“Opportunities don't always come knocking at your door. Sometimes you must go out there and find them. That's where strategic procurement comes in - identifying those valuable opportunities and turning them into reality."

Sourcing Analyst

Shaheena

Meet Saheena, the sourcing and procurement expert, she is dedicated to providing top-notch support to category leaders and sourcing directors of our clients! With her unstoppable zeal and skill set, she builds rock-solid relationships with procurement bigwigs across the globe. She thrives on building solid relationships with influential procurement leaders worldwide. Her expertise in social media helps her to showcase the company’s brand and engage with customers in innovative ways. 

Also, with her extensive experience in supplier and market research, she proactively manages and lower supply risk for our customers. She excels in creating spend analytics and reporting dashboards for Procurement leaders, and effectively manages the purchase requisition and sourcing request email box to ensure timely resolution of all PR/PO/contract-related queries. Whether chatting with clients or brainstorming with her team, she is always excited for her next adventure! 

"Procurement is a game of strategy, relationships, and risk management. Let's play to win!"

Sourcing Analyst

Shaheena

Meet Saheena, the sourcing and procurement expert, she is dedicated to providing top-notch support to category leaders and sourcing directors of our clients! With her unstoppable zeal and skill set, she builds rock-solid relationships with procurement bigwigs across the globe. She thrives on building solid relationships with influential procurement leaders worldwide. Her expertise in social media helps her to showcase the company’s brand and engage with customers in innovative ways. 

Also, with her extensive experience in supplier and market research, she proactively manages and lower supply risk for our customers. She excels in creating spend analytics and reporting dashboards for Procurement leaders, and effectively manages the purchase requisition and sourcing request email box to ensure timely resolution of all PR/PO/contract-related queries. Whether chatting with clients or brainstorming with her team, she is always excited for her next adventure! 

"Procurement is a game of strategy, relationships, and risk management. Let's play to win!"

Facilities / Fixtures / Logistics and IT Category Expert

James

Meet James, a seasoned agent of change with over 25 years of experience and a wide range of certifications, including CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., and CCM-AP. He specializes in strategic sourcing, category management, and contract management/negotiation.

His focus is always on meeting the needs of internal and external stakeholders, including diverse supplier engagement and emphasis on ESG. He also excels at project management and consistently delivers value-add process improvements, improved contract management compliance, enhanced supplier relationships, and cost/budget reductions. 

He is able to achieve a 25% cost takeout against the previous OTR long haul reduced spend amount of $11.4M USD. Also negotiated a contract for a client that had a budget of $30M for a particular service, which resulted in a total contract value of $50M in revenue. 

"Transforming procurement, one contract at a time. Let's negotiate for success!"

Facilities / Fixtures / Logistics and IT Category Expert

James

Meet James, a seasoned agent of change with over 25 years of experience and a wide range of certifications, including CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., and CCM-AP. He specializes in strategic sourcing, category management, and contract management/negotiation.

His focus is always on meeting the needs of internal and external stakeholders, including diverse supplier engagement and emphasis on ESG. He also excels at project management and consistently delivers value-add process improvements, improved contract management compliance, enhanced supplier relationships, and cost/budget reductions. 

He is able to achieve a 25% cost takeout against the previous OTR long haul reduced spend amount of $11.4M USD. Also negotiated a contract for a client that had a budget of $30M for a particular service, which resulted in a total contract value of $50M in revenue. 

"Transforming procurement, one contract at a time. Let's negotiate for success!"

Client Technology Officer

Zain

Meet Zain,  a full-stack PHP, ColdFusion, and Python development expert. His love for coding is seen in solving complex problems for our clients in Procurement portal development, P2P systems development, Procurement phone apps, and creating micro automation for our client’s existing source-to-pay and procure-to-pay systems, whether it is any of the leading stacks such as Ariba, Coupa, iValua or other mid-market solutions.

He has been involved in the making of several products worldwide, with over 15 years of experience in the field of information and technology. He is a real tech-savvy who has got your back for every tech-related problem you will ever face. 

“Innovative and Secure solution development is the mantra ”

Client Technology Officer

Zain

Meet Zain,  a full-stack PHP, ColdFusion, and Python development expert. His love for coding is seen in solving complex problems for our clients in Procurement portal development, P2P systems development, Procurement phone apps, and creating micro automation for our client’s existing source-to-pay and procure-to-pay systems, whether it is any of the leading stacks such as Ariba, Coupa, iValua or other mid-market solutions.

He has been involved in the making of several products worldwide, with over 15 years of experience in the field of information and technology. He is a real tech-savvy who has got your back for every tech-related problem you will ever face. 

“Innovative and Secure solution development is the mantra ”

Founder & Managing Partner - USA

Rajiv

Meet Rajiv, a highly experienced professional with over 20+ years of experience designing solutions that optimize operations and improve customer satisfaction. He has a proven track record of successfully transforming P2P operations for clients by establishing a harmonious relationship between technology, processes, and people’s capabilities. He has worked with various clients, including small, mid-sized, growing start-ups and large corporations. 

One of Rajiv’s key strengths is his ability to understand and analyze his client’s business goals, irrespective of the size of their finance and purchasing functions. He brings curiosity and ingenuity to each project, ensuring every client receives the highest service possible. Rajiv is equally comfortable working with a zero-member team or a 500 FTE finance and purchasing organization, providing tailored solutions to meet their unique requirements.

Rajiv’s extensive experience has honed his ability to establish a symphony between technology, processes, and people capability, resulting in optimized operations and improved client satisfaction. With his extensive knowledge, expertise, and proven track record of delivering results, Rajiv is a valuable asset to any organization seeking to optimize their P2P operations and improve customer satisfaction. 

Creating a harmonious relationship between technology, processes, and people capability is the key to success in P2P operations.

Founder & Managing Partner - USA

Rajiv

Meet Rajiv, a highly experienced professional with over 20+ years of experience designing solutions that optimize operations and improve customer satisfaction. He has a proven track record of successfully transforming P2P operations for clients by establishing a harmonious relationship between technology, processes, and people’s capabilities. He has worked with various clients, including small, mid-sized, growing start-ups and large corporations.

One of Rajiv’s key strengths is his ability to understand and analyze his client’s business goals, irrespective of the size of their finance and purchasing functions. He brings curiosity and ingenuity to each project, ensuring every client receives the highest service possible. Rajiv is equally comfortable working with a zero-member team or a 500 FTE finance and purchasing organization, providing tailored solutions to meet their unique requirements.

Rajiv’s extensive experience has honed his ability to establish a symphony between technology, processes, and people capability, resulting in optimized operations and improved client satisfaction. With his extensive knowledge, expertise, and proven track record of delivering results, Rajiv is a valuable asset to any organization seeking to optimize their P2P operations and improve customer satisfaction. 

Creating a harmonious relationship between technology, processes, and people capability is the key to success in P2P operations.