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Interim Procurement Analyst £400 p/d

Interim Procurement Analyst £400 p/d

  • Location

    Royston, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    400

  • Salary low:

    300

  • Job ref:

    JM185_1657032251

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

One of the worlds largest and most innovative sustainable technology firms has an urgent requirement for an Interim Procurement Analyst to join their Procurement function.

This is a initial 3-month interim contract offering up to £400 p/d inside IR35 and majority home working with 1-2 days per week in the Hertfordshire or Teesside offices.

To collate and analyse Procurement Management Information from a variety of sources to generate insights, make business recommendations and enable informed decisions to be made in procurement strategy, planning and development of category plans.

Supports Category Lead / Manager in achieving the goal of significant initial cost reductions by conducting analyses on spend data through various dimensions e.g. volumes, geographical, price trends, should-cost analyses and researching trends in relevant supply markets

Conducts research on economic trends in key supply markets, cross-sector comparisons and monthly status reports

Principal accountabilities

  • Conducting analyses on spend data/researching trends
  • Assisting Category Lead / Manager by conducting supply market research
  • Updating key market indices
  • Assisting in spend data analysis and financial analyses
  • Comparing spend, prices and performance across sectors and sites
  • Assisting in preparing monthly procurement performance status reports
  • Upholding internal and external policies, regulations and law
  • Liaising with procurement staff at all levels to support development of category plans
  • Liaising with procurement staff at all levels to analyse contract spend and trends
  • Creating procurement dashboards providing visibility and insights in to global spend across various dimensions
  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree qualified (preferably finance, business or engineering) and/ or experience in Automotive, FMCG or Chemical procurement
  • Experience of financial analysis, product costing and/or engineering experience (research experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with purchasing and supply chain
  • Excellent analytical (particularly financial) skills and ability to bridge financial data
  • Experience working with a broad range of research tools and technologies
  • Knowledge of commodity markets and associated pricing risk management options
  • Knowledge of products/services and associated processes
  • Highly efficient in use of Microsoft Office Applications, spend analytics and Power BI

This is an urgent requirement so if this role is of interest please apply immediately of contact Jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com to find out more.