Tasks & Responsibilities : Spend data : Lead and manage spend data analytics on various supply base categories, to drive data and facts driven meaningful conclusions and strategies with the category leaders resulting in spend / demand reduction, supplier consolidation, payment terms extension and various other aspects of Indirect Spend Management.
Develop positive relationships with task owners and sponsors to facilitate data and facts driven strategies and purchasing decisions.
Support analytics for project use and for finance approval for cost savings initiatives.Synergy and BU tracking and reporting : Maintain specific reporting requirements in alignment with Project Tools requirements.
Provide relevant reports for indirect purchasing team and Leadership if requested.Support the Operational side & maintenance of new implementations (eg Travel agent tool)Partner with peers in support of cross-
functional initiatives and to collaborate on common management goals.Required ExperienceEducation / Certifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field requiredExperience / Minimum Requirements Strong data analytics skills and understanding of relevant tools and systemsExperience managing transformational projects and in data analytics to support strategic decisionsStrong willingness and desire to learn new methods, approaches, tools, systems, relevant software etc.
and comfortable with change and challenging timelines.Other Skills / Abilities Ability to facilitate and influence conversations with stakeholdersStrong computer skills especially Microsoft Excel etc.
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; comfortable presenting to groups of people; fluent in EnglishAbility to diagnose work flow problems and implement remediesCreative, problem solving approach to each initiative deployment and proven experience in successful project outcomesExperience working in PPM, PMP certification, and / or ERP systems is an advantageTeam Player -
ability to work independently as well as in an International team environment