Procurement Analyst Job at A Leading Mobile Telecommunications Infrastructure Provider

Peoplesource Consulting – Our client is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. It provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Procurement Analyst
Job Objective

  • We are currently looking to help our client fill the role of Procurement Analyst.
  • The incumbent will provide procurement and analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision-making and strategy.
Job Purpose
  • Procurement Analyst will be responsible for organising, evaluation and production of information for decision-making. This will include validation of quality of information for complex decision making.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Key Accountabilities:
  • Evaluate and refine Business Intelligence goals, business objectives, decision support needs, data and performance requirements to meet business objectives.
  • Analyse data elements and business rules applicable to the business requirements and offer options for moderately complex business intelligence information model solutions that satisfy the customer needs.
  • Prepare data for Business Intelligence solutions including identification of missing information, quality and lack of quality to the data owners. Perform moderate to complex transformation of metadata for use. Organise data for analysis appropriate for structured data.
  • Participate in assessment of current technology, evaluate use of technology and utilize standard methodologies. Choose best-fit business intelligence technology, methodology and visualisations given data and business requirement criteria. Recommend information delivery options and methodology. Establish best practices and guidelines.
  • Utilise programming and database queries to implement scalable and efficient query models. Iteratively execute Business Intelligence models and development. Perform analysis to identify and understand an issue or event. Investigation of evident issues through drill-down exploration and descriptive statistics. Improve productivity through automation and standardisation.
  • Evaluate and validate quality of performance on completeness of Business Intelligence models and solutions. Troubleshoot and resolve quality and performance issues. Evaluate, validate and refine moderate to complex business intelligence solutions to meet business objectives.
Other responsibilities include:
  • Development of business cases Identification of profit enhancing opportunities, product segmentation, customer segmentation, maintenance and creation of value-based and statistical price models
  • Development of new metrics to identify trends, tracking and monitoring of pricing performance
  • Work closely with all functions of the business to provide insights and discover opportunities within various spend and business segments
  • Skills/Competence Requirement
  • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail, able to work independently or as member of a team; must be organised and meet deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Works well with people across the organisation to gather information, make decisions/recommendations, and drive improvements
Job Attributes
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Technical bachelor's degree and typically 7 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires:
Business Intelligence experience:
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience with any of the following: SAP, Tableau, Vendavo, Teradata, SQL Server, SAS, R, AX 7 and Pricing Optimization methodologies are desirable.
Note: Experience could include academic exposure.
Experience Level:
  • Individual Contributor.
Key Relationships:
  • Senior Manager -Supply Chain Functional Excellence

Job location

Application Closing Date
26th January, 2017

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their CV's and application letter to: [email protected] quoting the job title and reference above as subject.