Procurement Analyst

Location: Surrey, England
Job Type: Contract
Specialisation: IT
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 72420-ITENG-KSB_1536316412
Contact: Kelvin Ball
Email: email Kelvin
PROCUREMENT ANALYST - EXCEL - EMEA

Our client, a global Pharma company based in Surrey, has the opportunity for a Procurement Analyst with Advanced Excel skills on an initial 6 month contract.

You will support the Procurement team by ensuring that appropriate and accurate data is available at the right time in order to support a multi-year Procurement transformation programme. Working for the Head of Procurement Capabilities, this role will be responsible for supporting the Procurement strategy by researching, structuring and solving complex analytical problems, often using the advanced capabilities of common software tools.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

* Advanced Excel or equivalent, i.e. highly capable with spreadsheet manipulation, data analysis, comfortable with formulas and handling large data sets,
* Must have worked in a reasonably sized organisation (preferably with multi-country presence) with multiple sites/locations.
* Previous experience within Procurement or Finance
* Demonstrated ability to work with and manage senior stakeholders
* Continuous improvement or Six Sigma methodology a plus
* Must be able to demonstrate strong analytical, business process analysis and problem solving capabilities
* Significant experience and proven technical proficiency with appropriate procurement systems and analytic tools