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Procurement Excellence Analyst

Location: Deeside
Company: ConvaTec
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Pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch: Convatec is a FTSE 250 global medical products and technologies company, focused on solutions for the management of chronic conditions, with leading positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion care.
Group revenues in 2021 were over $2 billion. With around 10,000 colleagues, we provide our products and services in over 100 countries, united by a promise to be forever caring. Our products provide a range of benefits, from infection prevention and protection of at-risk skin, to improved patient outcomes and reduced care costs. To learn more about Convatec, please visit
Job Summary
An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Data Analyst, to join our growing and dynamic procurement team, reporting to the Procurement Excellence Director. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who is passionate about the creation of best-in-class data solutions and is committed to driving sustainable business practices. As a member of our team, you will work with multiple stakeholders to implement and manage our data intelligence to drive our ESG Procurement strategy and realise our sustainability goals. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working with all levels of the team to gain an in-depth understanding of our data needs and reporting requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Understand, analyse and interpret data using a variety of software packages and statistical techniques
- Present data appropriately so it can be consumed and understood by stakeholders at different levels from differing areas of the business
- Proactively identifying key issues and delivering efficient responses
- Evaluate and select in partnership with the Procurement Leadership Team appropriate metrics, KPI's/OKR's, data collection points and reporting formats and recommend business plan updates
- Ability to engage with third party data providers and develop value added solutions that build upon our existing data management capabilities
- Defining and conducting business analyses for dealing with complex issues in sourcing area with ability to guide and develop reasoned solutions, recommendations, and means for measuring on-going performance
- Introducing new and innovative approaches to generating additional value from our supplier relationships based on data management insights
- Ability to work with large data sets and identify optimized solutions for improving data integrity and creating efficient reporting solutions across the Global Procurement team
- Research and keep up to date with best practices across a variety of industries and disciplines and translates into relevant actions for data management improvements within
- Displaying organizational awareness and establish excellent relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to garner their knowledge and opinions
- Actively challenging the status quo and capitalizing areas for improvement. Maintaining balanced and well-reasoned position in the face of resistance
- Development and maintenance of Convatec's Corporate Sustainability Assessment Methodology.
- Research on upcoming global sustainability trends and industry-specific challenges
- Engagement with companies participating in the Corporate Sustainability Assessment through feedback calls, webcasts, and management meetings
- Project coordination with key internal and external stakeholders
Principal Contacts
- Global Procurement Leadership Team
- External service providers of ESG data/intelligence
- Corporate and global EHS teams/stakeholders
- IT Business Partners
Travel Requirements
Overseas travel is not expected or will be limited with this role. The successful candidate will be expected to visit ConvaTec facilities for meetings as and when required.
Language Skills Required
- Speaking: English
- Writing/Reading: English
About You
Key Requirements:
- Focus on the customer, be they internal or external
- BS Degree in business or related field with proven applicable experience in sourcing/procurement
- Good analytical problem-solving ability. Demonstrated ability to understand, analyse and interpret complex problems, incorporating data gathered from a variety of sources
- Able to build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Self-motivated and driven to continue learning and developing in order to be able to suggest positive changes and improvements
- Advanced Excel data manipulation
Helpful but not essential:
- Business Analysis qualification with/or experience of requirements engineering
- A high-level grasp of databases for when translating requirements to IT teams
- Experience of using Power BI, and if you can create reports and dashboards too, even better!
- Knowledge and understanding of Procurement and Invoicing data in SAP ECC
Special Factors
- "Hybrid Office Environment". However, there may be requirements to work remotely due to COVID-19 or other factors.
Our ambitions will bring the very best out in you. You'll be pushed to aim higher and really own your work. You'll be encouraged and supported to make things happen too. It can be challenging. But, as the progress you make will help improve the lives of millions, it'll be worth it.
This is stepping up to a challenge.
This is work that'll move you.
#ForeverCaring #ForeverConvatec #WeAreConvatec
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A formal recruitment process is required for all our opportunities prior to any offer of employment. This will include an interview confirmed by an official Convatec email address.
If you receive a suspicious approach over social media, text message, email or phone call about recruitment at Convatec, do not disclose any personal information or pay any fees whatsoever. If you're unsure, please contact us at .
Equal opportunities
Convatec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.
Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives
Convatec is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Convatec employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Convatec. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.
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