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Sourcing Excellence Analyst

Reference:PORAJRB-850661 Location: Cork
Qualification:CertificateExperience:2-3 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: IT Analyst

A Sourcing Excellence Analyst is required to play a key role within a newly created Global Procurement Center of Excellence of a leading Pharmaceutical organisation based in Cork. The Sourcing Excellence Analyst works closely with Strategic Sourcing Category Owners and Procurement Data Analyst to support fact-based sourcing strategies. The Sourcing Excellence Analyst has responsibilities pertaining execution of competitive events (RFx, reverse auctions), sourcing strategies and contract compliance.

The Role

  • Support procurement activities for all spend areas in achieving the goal of significant initial cost reductions by conducting competitive events and negotiating best terms and conditions for a given purchase event.
  • Work closely with category owners in developing and implementing strategies to manage tail spend and supplier base.
  • Identify opportunities to drive spend through automated channels (e.g. Catalogs, guided buying tools).
  • Develops, deploys, and engrains best practices related to competitive events (RFx, reverse auctions) and contracting.

The Person

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or Information Technology.
  • 1-3 years of procurement or supply chain experience preferred
  • Strong data analysis skills (e.g., Excel, Access, Power BI, Spotfire)
  • Able to manage and prioritise competing requests with minimal supervision
  • Able to synthesize information from diverse sources and present findings clearly and concisely
  • Comfort with a broad range of research tools and technologies, analytics, and basic financial analyses
  • Passion for finding information on innovative industry trends
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265