Interim Procurement Analyst

England, East Riding of Yorkshire
£170 - £200 per day
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Jim bellicoso
Specialist Area
Operations, Procurement
Full Time

1st Executive are retained by a global FTSE100 Manufacturing organisation who are seeking a Procurement Analyst to join their existing international team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with 1-2 years commercial procurement or analysis experience to join a hugely dynamic team and add a very valuable assignment to their career progression.

Key accountabilities:

  • Work with procurement and business partners to assess their business needs and contribute meaningfully to the development of procurement and category management strategies.
  • Develop and create SOP's/Training Guides.
  • Undertake research, cost modelling and analysis of supply markets to identify opportunities and inform sourcing strategies.
  • Develop and provide reports to support effective management of supplier performance and to track and report on benefits delivered.

Key challenges:

  • Communicating technical reports and analyses in a meaningful way to procurement stakeholders given the complexity of procurement analysis and the time-pressured working environment
  • Continually building understanding of contemporary developments in procurement analytics and capability in applying analytics tools and methods given the rate of change in these areas.

Required Experience & Attributes:

  • Basic understanding of Procurement concepts, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal and external customers. Demonstrated ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Skill in MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and the ability to learn additional programs as needed.
  • Ability to analyse data using standard statistical methods including data modelling; creates spreadsheets, graphs, and charts to illustrate findings; and drafts clear and concise management reports.

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