Acosta

  • Procurement Analyst

    Work State US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-145348
    Work City
    Chicago
    PCN
    "Sourcing"
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Zip
    60607
    Starting average hours per week
    37.5 +
  • Overview

    Mosaic is a full service, 360 degree integrated marketing agency, led by digital and physical experiences. We believe in the idea that people – just like you and me – are the most powerful influencers today. And we are people on a mission to change the way brands connect with consumer’s one experience at a time.
     
    Mosaic is among the fastest growing sales and marketing agencies in North America. By utilizing our People as Media™ approach to connecting brands with consumers, we execute hundreds of thousands of consumer events, retail visits, digital, PR and social strategies every year.

     

    The Procurement Analyst will provide support and leadership across a variety of procurement projects and programs. Part of a team of analysts that support: Sr. Manager Systems & Business Process, Category Managers, Sr. Buyers and Buyers in development of category strategies that are aligned with Acosta’s corporate strategy and financial goals. Other key stakeholders and partners include a variety of cross-functional partners.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide high quality analytics and support for sourcing activities, negotiations planning, Source to Pay systems support and supplier management.
    • Build and manage key performance indicators (KPI’s), reporting and support of strategic program, and business process design.
    • Key responsibilities include gathering market intelligence and developing business requirements; spend analysis, supply market and supply chain analysis, supplier risk assessment, and sustainability cost analysis and modeling; KPI/compliance measurement, and reporting and supplier onboarding.
    • Ability to craft and deliver communication, influence audiences, and support change management.
    • Organization skills to plan and manage projects and deliver results by required due dates. Project management skills, including defining project objectives and requirements.
    • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
    • Strives to deliver ongoing value in enhancement of procurement maturity for the organization.

    Qualifications

    • Two to five years of experience in Procurement/ Supply Chain/ Project Management/Consulting or related fields.
    • Strong process improvement skills.
    • Experience participating in cross-functional teams.
    • Proven analytical capabilities, including advanced skills in MS Excel. Advanced data mining, analysis, and presentation skills with a penchant for detail and accuracy. Ability to draw strategic insights from analysis and effectively summarize and present insights. Strong reporting skills; managing data, information and systems to report KPI’s and update progress.
    • Subject matter expert on source to pay systems, process and it’s tie in with procurement policies and the purchasing life cycle.
    • Provide first line support and ownership on source to pay system issues, training, and business operation needs.
    • Ability to craft and deliver communication, influence audiences, and support change management.
    • Organization skills to plan and manage projects and deliver results by required due dates. Project management skills, including defining project objectives and requirements.
    • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

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