Langley Search & Interim

Procurement Analyst

Birmingham, West Midlands
Up to c.£30k plus bens
08 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Job Level
Analyst, Buyer
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Langley Search & Interim is engaged by a well-known company that is looking for a Procurement Analyst, based in Birmingham. You will join a team that is undergoing a transformation led by a new Head of Procurement and you will be a key enabler of the team’s delivery.

The role:

  • Supporting Category Managers on their activity - helping them with spend analysis, tender evaluations, negotiations and category plans.
  • Developing and delivering accurate spend data reporting with a view to supporting the team to achieve their goal to become a Best in Class Procurement function
  •  Administration of processes relating to allocation, categorisation and reporting of procurement savings and benefits 
  • Interrogating and challenging data with the aim of improving the accuracy and relevance of reports. Analyse the reported spend with a view to identifying and reporting non-compliance.  Perform trend analysis to highlight changes in spending patterns and advise on their impact
  •  Management of the Procurement Contracts database, including tracking of contract end dates and provision of timely notifications to Category Managers.

 Your skills and experience

  • Numerate with strong analytical skills and a professional approach. 
  • Ability to structure and run detailed enquiries and spend reports, interrogate data and present relevant findings in a way that delivers meaningful insights
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders – a team player
  • Good computer skills including Excel
  • Of degree calibre - numerate with the potential to be developed further. Has a logical approach to analysing numbers and situations.
  • Ability to work to timescales and manage a varied workload

This role will be a good ‘stepping stone’ into procurement and sponsorship to complete the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualifications is offered. 

For further information please submit your details to us on or call on +44(0)7958 258258.

Langley Search & Interim supplies Procurement Analysts in Birmingham and the West Midlands, ,across the UK & globally.  

Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in commercial, procurement and supply chain roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in commercial, procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.