Procurement Analyst | World Renowned Research Company | Oxfordshire

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£31,000 + Contributory Pension + 4 x Life Assurance + Free Gym Membership + Flexible Working
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Analyst
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Analyst to join a globally renowned organisation at their central Oxfordshire headquarters.  

This pivotal role manages the provision and interpretation of accurate and timely data analysis, business information and tools so that Group Procurement can identify opportunities across the indirect categories and achieve delivery targets.  It can be broken down into three key areas; spend analysis; market analysis and supplier analysis.  You’ll have the ability to analyse data using standard statistical methods including data modelling; creating spreadsheets, graphs, and charts to illustrate findings; and drafting clear and concise management reports.

A knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, policies and procedures is essential and you’ll have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in addition to an advanced knowledge of Excel, SharePoint and other Microsoft tools.  An understanding of SAP R3 and intermediate level reporting is desired and you’ll ideally have previous experience with scripting (e.g. Visual Basic for Applications) and query language e.g. SQL/external market data.

With a total category value estimated at circa £150m and a supplier base of 5000+ this is a position which will give you the opportunity be part of a very exciting and incredibly successful and supportive team.  Opportunities for personal development are plentiful too so if you are someone who is committed to furthering their career within procurement please get in touch.

Please call Simon on 01962 869 838 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to simon@procurementheads.com