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Country:  India

Chennai, IN

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Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Analyst - Procurement (Spend Hunter)


Position: Analyst - Procurement (Spend Hunter))

Department:  India Procurement Service Center


Education Required: Graduation/Post Graduation/PGDBM

Professional Experience Required (Max – Min.): 5~7 years

General Job description:


Goal setting, management of Procurement analysis/analytics activities, and ensuring the centre achieves its results and objectives in a timely manner. Day to day tasks within the objectives and KPIS with direct and considerable impact through own work to the Global Procurement Function. Proactive problem solving with can do attitude by existing/continuous improvement of global processes /working methods to make it lean and more efficient. Influence communication with global stakeholders with facts and data to get better alignment



  • Design and develop insights related to the Productivity metrics (Spend & Savings)
  • Utilize analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyse and interpret large scale data sets
  • Highlight the spend leakages by analyzing the data.
  • Provide data driven solutions to business challenges
  • Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize Procurement organization spend
  • Deliver on periodical reports on time and accurately to make business impact with high complexity
  • Development and productizing the analysis in relation to global operations of Procurement for standard offering
  • Ensure accuracy and structure in procurement data
  • Creating dashboards with Power BI or other similar tools
  • Ensure master data integrity in key systems / maintaining the processes to support data quality

Technical Competence:

  • Proficient in statistics, machine learning, coding languages, databases and reporting technologies
  • QlikView / Power Bi or similar reporting system knowledge will be an added asset
  • Strong project management experience & exposure to data management tools
  • Excellent numerical accuracy and agility
  • Profound Knowledge of SAP environments and extraction of data
  • Ability to prepare and deliver training materials
  • Good Knowledge in Procurement and supply chain
  • Implementation and communication of new dashboards, planning actions related to findings
  • Project management skills
  • R and Python
  • Awareness of ISO 14001 & 45001
     Functional & Behavioral Skills:
  • Experience in handling global stakeholders and day-to-day operational requests from the business
  • Problem solvers, who are flexible and creative in finding solutions
  • Strong quantitative skills with ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
  • Very strong communication with influencing and networking skills
  • Self-starters, Self-motivated and can work independently, with minimal direction/ independently alone or as part of a small team
  • Flexible, collaborative approach is mandatory
  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Positive attitude with quality mindset
  • Makes logical leaps as well as incremental steps
  • Ability to quickly learn and taking initiatives
    Role and Responsibility:
  • Deep dive into different data sets and highlight the pattern of spend
  • Create visibility in spend leakages & drive to optimize the supply base
  • Highlight the opportunities to drive the savings through leveraging the volume between the suppliers
  • Track the save & spend ratio and report the same to the Procurement teams
  • Provide analytical support to optimize the spend with category managers
  • Develop the simulation models to get the optimal prices for supplier managers/category managers
  • Analyse and present complex data into meaningful decision-making information
  • Develop analytics dashboard & support with actionable insights
  • Analyse & highlight the Categories with tail spend
  • Propose framework to drive supply base optimization models
  • Ensure to support the process owners in the ad-hoc requests.
    What we can offer you.
  • Work in a global environment
  • Competitive Salary
  • Work-Life balance
  • Innovative and dynamic working environment
  • Support of an excellent Global Team
  • Possibility to work in leading crane building company with leading technology


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