Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar

Supply Chain Manager

Studying at Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies

Previous: University Of Hyderabad, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Osmania University Hyderabad, Osmania University



    I currently head Supply chain function in Idea Cellular ltd at Lucknow. Till August’12 I was positioned in Hyderabad in Idea (ABG group), since 2007. Out of my career spanning 21 years, I have spent last 18 years in the role of procurement. This role fortunately has been clubbed with other responsibilities as construction and projects in Asian Paints (4 yrs), with contract management in Tata Teleservices(8 yrs) and with circle management as in Essar Telecom(1 yr). It is in Idea that I got a full fledged SCM role handling procurement and inventory management of all Engineering equipment (incld imports), marketing merchandise, publicicty media and services ranging from facility management to AMCs and logistics with distribution. My responsibilities include guiding and directing the SCM team; implementing and ensuring adherence to Policy and SCM Procedures; innovating best practices; developing medium to long term strategies; maximizing cost effectiveness; increasing operational efficiencies; and above all - adding value to internal customers' and helping them achieve their goals



University Of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

PG diploma in Project Management, University of Hyderabad

From January 2004 to December 2004
Project Management

Osmania University, Hyderabad


From November 1987 to June 1991
Secured 87%. Particpated in dramatics and college festivals