Business Analyst - Procurement Division - Retail

GBP28000 - GBP42000 per annum + package
14 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Operations, Procurement
Job Level
Analyst, Buyer
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Analyst - Procurement Division - Leading global Retailer - greater London - £42k + package

This leading global retailer is looking to attract top class talent to join their rapidly growing team. Working alongside the senior global procurement category managers, this role will see you analysing and collating large amounts of information in accordance with the category spend areas. You will provide an invaluable service, helping to formulate opt-out files and assisting with category managers to create and formulate monthly charts. You will be required to present to senior stakeholders and help promote best practices. You will also experience the opportunities to work with international vendors and suppliers.

The firm is in the fortunate position to increase their team due to internal promotion and they are looking to recruit a strong Procurement Analyst to help support their procurement function

What will this procurement role entail?

  • Working across the procurement function to implement best practice procurement strategies
  • Leading analysis of category spend and presenting findings to senior global stakeholders
  • Keeping the central repository up to date
  • Presenting findings with the help of Microsoft Office and Macromedia
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work and negotiate with senior global stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present in an articulate manner

What skills and experience are required?

  • Degree educated from a Red Brick University
  • Excellent analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Some prior procurement experience ideally with knowledge of service spends across IT, HR, Professional Services and FM etc.
  • Entrepreneurial with an inquisitive mind and the confidence to challenge the norm
  • Excellent communication skills - confidence and gravitas are key

Why should you apply for this role?

  • Opportunity to join a leading global retailer with the opportunity to mould your role
  • The chance to learn from Directors who have best in-class procurement experience and worked for various FTSE 50 Companies
  • An innovative and fast paced working environment and the opportunity to work with likeminded individuals
  • A generous starting salary between £28,000 - £42,000 based on experience
  • The opportunity to progress quickly with the aid of hands on training and autonomy on your own projects

If you would like to find out more about this role then get in touch now and send your CV directly to James at

KEY SKILLS: Procurement, Business Analyst, Retail, London, greater London, Hertfordshire, Home Counties, Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Professional Services, Transformation, Services, FTSE 100, Strategic Sourcing, Retail

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