Procurement/Supply Chain Business Analyst - London - 4 Months+ (GLOBAL LEADER)

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    Procurement Business Analyst

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  • Contact:

    Nick Hodson

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  • Contact phone:

    0207 251 7322

  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months +

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On behalf of a Global Leader, Clement May are currently seeking a Procurement/Supply Chain Business Analyst to join the partner based in London for an initial 4 month contract.

The Procurement/Supply Chain Business Analyst plays a critical role in delivering Global Procurement results by acting as an engine and reference point for productivity, efficiency and profitability activities. The role will utilise various data sources for setting up and communicating KPI's, establishing technology platforms and owning relevant methodologies for the Procurement function. The use of technology and dedicated software for Data blending and visualization of the enhanced data sets is expected in order to present the information in a user friendly and clear way for effective decision making.

The Business Analyst keeps the drum beat on Global KPIs tracking like Savings, Compliance, Spend, E-auctions, Payment Terms and ensures Global alignment of reporting processes across all End Markets. The role combines driving cyclical activities: Annual Company Planning, Monthly Tracking and Monitoring process as well as delivering on demand analysis. Finding new and enhanced ways to combine existing data as well as creating new data sets by working side by side with members of Procurement Leadership Team, Category Managers and Global Sourcing Managers will be part of the activities this role will undertake.

The Procurement Business Analyst will facilitate delivery of Procurement results by advancing data analytics and across the board performance metrics.



  • Single point of contract for Procurement reporting
  • Process and interpret data to create actionable metrics and insights for the Procurement Community
  • Driving Monthly Tracking and Monitoring Meetings, Yearly Company Plan Cycle and supporting activities
  • Develop and embed common KPI's and collection / capture methodologies
  • Support Procurement Leadership team with on demand analytics
  • Improving Procurement Data quality across systems


  • To lead continuous improvements in management information provision for the entire Procurement community
  • To own delivery of global management information and reports
  • To act as subject matter expert for Procurement in relation to business analytics and processes


  • To manage Procurement performance metrics and set up reports, identifying and highlighting issues.
  • To manage usage and enhancements to the Procurement platforms.


  • To maintain relationships with stakeholders in Global Procurement, providing effective support for any complex analysis requirement.
  • To maintain relationships with Strategy and Planning Managers to ensure alignment and embedment of KPIs collection / capture methodologies and reporting processes worldwide.
  • To manage a community of practice to develop Procurement business analytic processes and practices.


  • To advance continuous improvement opportunities in Data, Management Information and performance reporting.

Essential Skills;

  • Procurement Process Knowledge (sourcing / planning / material specifications)
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, attention to detail, setting up reporting and visualization solutions, process mapping/modelling
  • Experience in running meetings and presentations
  • Project management skills focused on delivering business results while collaborating with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills, process ownership, meetings facilitation, presentation delivery.
  • Capacity to challenge status quo, creative thinking in delivering solutions
  • An ability to motivate people without direct line authority, working within cross-functional teams
  • Commercial awareness and customer focus
  • SAP BI, Sharepoint, Tableau and Alteryx