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Buying Desk Analyst

Reference:POR386577 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:2-3 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Purchasing Officer

A Buying Desk Analyst is required to join a leading global pharmaceutical business based in Cork. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant multi-cultural and multi-lingual team where you will play your part in making a difference for people the world over by supporting the business as it discovers, develops and delivers medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. The roleof a Buying Desk Analyst is tofacilitate all non-automated Purchase requests. The Analyst will assist in validating, creating, and managing purchase requisitions as a centralised function and be the gatekeeper for data quality checks, compliance (SOX, GT) and provide dedicated support and training to the end user. The Analyst role will incorporate Analytical activities to assist in alignment to Procurement strategy and ensure Sourcing procedures have been followed for high value Purchases.

The Role

  • Validation of Commodity Codes on High Value Purchase Requisitions to ensure compliance with Procurement Strategy
  • Promote Buying channel utilization by ensuring suitable Category strategy is chosen on Purchase Requisition and relevant Buying Catalogues are utilized when relevant.
  • Reduce PO Leakage by ensuring Preferred Vendor selection is utilized
  • Maintain relationship with Procurement function sharing analytical detail of Category Utilization and potential improvements on Guided Buying Process
  • Understand and maintain expert level of business/process knowledge on Non MRP Purchasing and processing, creation of required purchase requisitions and Purchase Orders
  • Identify, and work with the P2P team to identify, key process improvements
  • Support to End-user for Troubleshoot problems/issues with Requisitions/Purchase Orders

The Person

  • Business qualification with an accountancy focus at degree level or above
  • Previous experience in in P2P, Procurement, Finance or Supply chain admin roles
  • Six Sigma and/or Proven track record with in-house projects
  • Able to communicate change effectively across different levels of the organization.
  • Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Advanced Research, analytical and issues resolution skills
  • Compliance and controls experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Power Point etc…)
  • Second European Language is preferred