Senior Procurement Analyst


Our client are a Major City Council based in the heartland of London Maintaining this beautiful borough is a committed team of professionals who share their knowledge and work collectively to ensure the best results are achieved.

Joining this high-performing team as a Senior Procurement Analyst, you will be crucial to a host of fascinating projects as you:

  • Provide meticulous commercial and spend analysis expertise to the Procurement and Commissioning teams, ultimately ensuring the Council are receiving value for money.

  • Take the lead in developing spend analysis tools, training other colleagues in the best use of these tools.

  • Analyse procurement data and information to identify both risks and opportunities, and alert the Council to supply chain issues.

  • Perform market analysis, producing reports, dashboards and other visual representations that are easy to understand.

  • Support the development of category strategies and business cases on behalf of the management team.

To be considered for this role you will have

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience.

  • Proven track record of working in a lead analyst role demonstrating strong commercial and analytical experience

  • Must have solid demonstrable experience showing ability to interrogate, challenge, interpret and report data trends with commentary and suggestions for improvement

  • Evidence of working with large datasets in a pragmatic yet structured way with evidence of "thinking outside of the box"

  • Extensive experience in data modelling using own initiative, assumptions and ability to present "the story" in an easy to digest format for non-technical users including Senior Management

  • Experience in managing and driving multiple concurrent projects and requests through to satisfactory conclusion

  • Working knowledge of procurement processes preferably across both Private and Public Sector

  • Experience of supporting the analytical requirements in the category management process preferred but not essential

  • Appreciation of industry benchmarking with other organisations

  • While you don't necessarily need to come from a procurement background, it would be useful if you have a good working knowledge of the arena, with the ability to analyse spend to a high standard. A self-starter with a results-orientated focus, you will have outstanding communication skills with a commitment to ensuring the customer is always happy.

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