RSSB is an expert body that helps the rail industry collaborate to continuously improve and meet future challenges. It spans the whole railway, including in its membership infrastructure companies, train and freight operators, rolling stock owners and suppliers to the industry. RSSB supports rail in the areas of safety, standards, knowledge, innovation and a wide range of cross-industry schemes.
We are looking for a Procurement Analyst to provide project support to the Procurement team, ensuring procurement projects are run effectively, and good business decisions are made through the analysis of key procurement information including spend data, procurement markets and contract data.
Analysing spend and contract data as well as researching the markets, service and commercial models, you will inform the strategy for procuring goods and services, and provide commercial solutions to meet business needs. You will facilitate meetings to understand and manage the needs of internal stakeholders and meet with external stakeholders to clarify scope liaise on market engagement events. Improving business intelligence is a key part of the role, through developing the management information capability and through the management of procurement systems.
You will have previous experience in an analytical role and will be able to understand and apply procurement processes (including the Public Contracts Regulations 2015). As well as proven research skills, you will also have advances MS Office skills including the ability to carry out advanced analysis in Excel. Strong communication and stakeholder management skills are essential in order to fact find and present information professionally. Whilst membership of CIPS or a part-qualification (or equivalent) is not essential, you will have experience of working in a procurement team or context.