Senior Procurement Analyst
£44000 - £50000 per annum
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.