Procurement Analyst

SF Group
25000.00 GBP Annual
03 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

I am working with a leading global business in Warwickshire who are looking to bring on board a bright, driven, career focused individual as a Procurement Analyst permanently. Salary will pay up to GBP30,000pa + CIPS + Flexibility. Advanced Excel is an absolute must and SAP is highly desirable.

Objective/purpose of the department:

  • Procurement is responsible for leading and managing commercial, contractual and supplier management activities relating to the supply of goods and services from external Suppliers and subcontractors to the UK business unit
  • This team supports multiple business divisions with differing requirements and a strong link to global colleagues and procurement teams in other countries
  • Our aim is risk mitigation, cost management and innovation through supply chain partners to drive best in class, competitive delivery solutions for our customers

Objective/purpose of the job:

  • This role is recognised as a key enabler to identifying and unlocking greater benefit across multiple spend areas
  • This role will support the Head of Department and each team member driving more efficient and effective activity and enabling the team to focus efforts in the right areas to reduce cost quicker and identify opportunities to reduce risk or drive supplier consolidation
  • This is a great opportunity to work within a dynamic department who have a change agenda and are working to transform the procurement of goods and services to deliver best value, innovative ideas and lowest total cost solutions
  • Employees managed: 0

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and manage monthly/annual category spend reports which will allow the department to monitor costs against each spend area, identifying trends, risks and opportunities to reduce cost and number of suppliers
  • Run Category spend reports across multiple spend categories to support team members in identifying key trends highlight areas of supplier consolidation and areas of opportunity to reduce spend and risk
  • Track data to identify and drive efficiency initiatives in the for procure to pay process
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement in procurement practices through review redesign and implementation of new processes, procedures, templates and tools
  • Source and present supply market information
  • Drive improved cash flow through identification and management of and improvement opportunities through payment terms extensions opportunity through data mining from systems such as SAP, Merridale, MS (Engineering), PUDCM, ROCS, COGNOS
  • Data cleansing and reconciliations
  • Managing supplier MI and KPI data to support supplier performance/contract management meetings

General responsibilities:

  • Compliance with all Company standards, policies, procedures and agreements in all areas of responsibility
  • Support company training as deemed necessary from time to time
  • Meet the requirements of the Social Responsibility policy within all areas of accountability
  • Promote a professional image and comply with the Equal Opportunities and Harassment at Work policies including work related events which take place outside normal working hours
  • Maintain and comply with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards as detailed at induction training or by line management
  • Comply with all other standards, policies, procedures and agreements as detailed at induction training or by line management

Variable Working Conditions.

Flexibility in hours is possible, depending on circumstances.