Global Sourcing Analyst

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum +
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
27 Oct 2017
Ref
13860043/001
Contact
Michael Stevens
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity for a Global Sourcing Analyst within a Global FMCG/Cosmetics manufacturing organisation based in Northamptonshire going through a period of growth and change

Client Details

Our client is a manufacturer of cosmetic products based upon improving the well-being of the world's population and are recruiting for a Global Sourcing Analyst to be based in their Northamptonshire office

Description

  • Responsible for organising, planning and coordinating procurement activities that support efficient operations
  • Gather and analyse procurement data to identify risks and opportunities for improving the procurement operations
  • Translate & analyse internal customer requirements, develop business cases and monitoring progresses
  • Analyse production chains, supply and demand trends to support the supplier evaluation and negotiation process
  • Working together with Global Sourcing Managers, provide analytical support for Category Strategy development and communicate them clearly to stakeholders
  • Helping to establish and adhere to purchasing guidelines based on the strategies and goals created
  • Analyse current market condition in relevant fields; forecast future industry performance and make procurement recommendations accordingly
  • Report key findings to senior management

Profile

  • Familiarity with/good understanding of procurement (processes) and the market
  • Hands on; strong analytical and execution skills
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented and capable of translating raw data into usable information
  • Strong learning capacity; Critical thinking, able to think and act strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively and in a matrix management style organisation
  • Master degree in a relevant field (i.e. (Business) Economics or Chemicals
  • Project management experience in Data and Financial Analysis or Strategy / Business Development in an industrial, procurement, supply chain or operations environment
  • Excellent command of English is required. Additional language skills are desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or Ariba is an advantage

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 + benefits