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Kiran Kumar Dondapati

Process Specialist @ Cognizant Technology Solutions

Hyderabad, IN

Currently at

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Working since 2022

Work experience

4 years 8 months

Avg tenure: 2 years

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Chemical Engineering

RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF KNOWLEDGE TECHNOLOGIES

Jul 2011 - May 2015

About

Procurement Buyer with over 6 years of successful experience in handling client requirements and complaints. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the industry. Strengths in analytical thinking and team handling backed by process training.

Work experience

4 years 8 months

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Cognizant Technology Solutions

1 year

Process Specialist

May 2022 - Present

Full-time

- Conducting and facilitating training sessions to educate employees on project transition procedures - Assuring the accuracy and timeliness of purchase requisitions by validating and promptly creating and dispatching purchase orders - Ensuring contracts undergo thorough legal review, execution, and signing by all involved parties - Engaging in regular communication with senior sourcing managers to discuss and address any open issues or concerns - Demonstrating efficiency in managing and resolving escalations within specified timeframes - Taking responsibility for the timely renewal of licenses, subscriptions, and maintenance to prevent service disruptions and financial risks - Collaborating with vendors and tech inventory teams to guarantee timely delivery of orders - Working closely with vendor and invoice maintenance teams to facilitate seamless onboarding and prompt payment of invoices, avoiding account holds - Managing work allocation and maintaining quality control for daily transactions - Delivering comprehensive process trainings to new employees and consistently updating standard operating procedures

GENPACT INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

2 years

Senior Procurement Specialist

July 2019 - April 2022

Full-time

- Conducted monthly reconciliation of open purchasing orders in ORACLE R12, achieving a 95%+ accuracy rate for open PO lines consistently for over 2 years. - Significantly reduced the number of invoice holds and average invoice aging from over 2 years to just 27 days. - Utilized ORACLE R12 to compute and create purchase orders, effectively monitoring stock levels, verifying purchase requisitions, and expediting customer orders. - Maintained regular and effective email communication with stores and suppliers, ensuring order confirmations, tracking, and verification of price revisions on purchase orders. - Demonstrated strong coordination and planning skills, consistently achieving results according to schedule. - Created detailed spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting purposes. - Actively participated in continuous improvement efforts by generating suggestions and engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork. - Collaborated closely with Vendor Management and Accounts Payable teams to achieve desired results. - Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based on their experience and training level. - Implemented a proactive approach by working on supplier statements rather than waiting for monthly invoice reports, resulting in a noticeable reduction in the number of open invoices and average invoice aging.

Education

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RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF KNOWLEDGE TECHNOLOGIES

2011 - 2015

Chemical Engineering in Chemical Engineering

July 2011 - May 2015

Awards & achievements

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Process Implementation

Jul 2023

GENPACT INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Key Contributor

May 2020

GENPACT INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Consistent Performance

Dec 2019