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Role Summary: Reporting into the Indirect Sourcing Analytics Leader this position will provide Analytics solutions to assigned Indirect Categories & assist with the continued development of the Sourcing Analytics Portal.
Partner with Category Sourcing teams to identify data and analytics needs
Developing plans and timelines to extract large amounts of source data from vertical and external systems
Mapping of data to global standards o Implementing solutions into Sourcing Analytics platform
Training and Communication of Portal enhancements to stakeholders
Leverage existing tools to develop detailed opportunity assessments within defined category, sub-categories, regions, and businesses
Monitor, track, report, and improve compliance to Preferred Suppliers (PSL) and Contracts (OCDB)
Develop reporting solutions that help highlight and drive reductions in demand/usage within assigned Categories
Develop robust category reporting capability on spend and process leakage for defined commodities and sub-commodities
Monitor and report on pre-defined KPI’s within the Category
Become expert on Analytics tools (Spotfire, Zycus, PSL, OCDB, Sourcing Intelligence)
Partner with the Data Governance team to improve data quality and close spend gaps within Categories
Partner with IT team to continually develop Spend Analytics capabilities
Work with other members of the team to close action items and ensure timely resolution of issues
Ability to develop adhoc Analytic solutions using large sets of data in common tools like Excel and Access
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience within Strategic Sourcing or Procurement; with demonstrated abilities using data to drive decision making
Familiarity with Sourcing Strategies and concepts, particularly within the Indirect area
Strong Data and Analytics capabilities
Experience working with large data sets to generate actionable analytics
Excellent Excel skills
Experience designing and building dashboards and visual solutions in BI Platforms a plus
Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Self-starter who proactively acts and recommends process and technology improvement opportunities
Ability to take thoughts and ideas from conception through implementation, ensuring that the end result drives maximum value to the Sourcing teams
Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of management
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