Biruvaraj Lakshmanan

Biruvaraj Lakshmanan

Complex Procurement Manager at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Center & Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Park
Lives in Bengaluru, India

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About me

A Seasoned Purchasing Professional in hospitality industry,In my due carrier acheived procurement Person of the year-2007(Hotelier Middle East) & Procurement Person of the year-2016 (Hotelier India)

Specialties:Ensuring of F&B, FF&E, OS&E, CAPEX and OPEX procurement is done effectively as per the requirement of the Employer

Pre-Opening & Postopening,Setting up Procurement department,Vendor Development, Vendor Creation, Systems & procedure implementation etc

Experience

3 years and 5 months

  • Complex Procurement Manager

    Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Center & Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Park - Bengaluru, India

    Other
    August 2016 - Now · 3 years and 5 months

    Taking care of entire Procurement activities for Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Center 360 keys & Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park 191 Keys. •Successfully completed of OS&E, FF&E procurement support and service for the Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Center. •Effectively involved in the OS&E procurement process to make sure all the procured articles are in line with approved brand standard for new hotel projects and operational hotels Operational Procurement •Contract Management, Spend Analysis, Category Gap Analysis, Vendor Performance Analysis, Business Reviews, and Vendor Rating •Negotiating agreements on behalf of both hotels, for significant amount of savings •Key opening team player of Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park. •Developing strategic supplier relationships to enhance on-going negotiations for the procurement category and sub categories using best practice tools such as cost trend analysis, price change analysis and supplier performance reviews to deliver outstanding performance in cost, service and quality, keep internal stakeholders informed and involved in on-going supplier management. •Developing effective relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external to increase awareness of procurement and gain support for procurement initiatives. •Developing savings opportunities and benchmarking of industry standards and practices to identify quick win opportunities.

Education

  • Diploma in Business Management (Specialization: Materials Management) at Kazian Global School of Business Management, Mumbai, India.

    Secondary School leaving Certificate, - Vepanapalli, India

    April 2011 - October 2012

Languages

1 language

  • English

    Native or fluent

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Indian

Work Permits

  • United Arab Emirates

Date of birth

July 25th 1978

Driving License

Yes

Skills

1 skill

  • Pre-opening & Operational experience of various bu
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