Spend Analytics

Assistant Manager- Spend Analytics

Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Work Type: Full Time

Roles and responsibilities

Being a part of the team working on various spend analysis projects aiding strategic decision making for Fortune 500 / FTSE 100 companies, Blue Chip Consulting Firms and Global Financial Services companies

Translating client objectives and challenges to value-driven deliverables

Determine methodologies, project plan, deliverable structure for every client project

Adding value to every client deliverable through innovative thinking, application of various procurement concepts and having a wider view of client’s problem statement

Interact with stakeholders, from multiple geographies, and holding senior management roles, including CPOs, Category managers, COE heads, etc.

Manage a team of 3-6 people on multiple or a single projects; ability to manage medium to high complexity projects

Have an innovative and transformation mindset to identify improvements and bring in efficiencies to existing processes and an eye for identifying automation/process improvement opportunities

Providing recommendations to clients via right  category sourcing strategies, in order  to achieve spend savings

Conduct a tight analysis and strong sanity and logical checks on client’s data and reports submitted by project team analysts

Act as an extension of client project team and supporting them with multiple data challenges; acting as a Subject Matter Expert on all procurement topics

Create a strong client relationship and manage expectation while having good negotiation skills

Work on projects across industries and categories

Able to manage internal projects for driving innovation and asset creation

Being able to use tools such as VBA/Python/R/Excel to aid machine learning and increase automation, in order to support various steps involved in delivering a robust spend analysis solution

Conduct sanity and logical checks on data  and understanding business models of various public, private and not-for-profit companies, by conducting exhaustive  research on company websites and other sources of company specific information

Ideal Candidate 

Strong decision-making and superior project management and team handling skills

Strong leadership qualities

Superior problem solving abilities and strong analytical thinking  and aptitude for data collection

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to drive effective conversations with internal and external stakeholders both

Desire to work in a fast paced, challenging environment where you need to push yourself all the time

Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work in teams

A positive individual with an urge to learn new tools and techniques

Mature individual with a professional work ethic, and high degree of ownership and accountability

Ability to multi-task and be effective in solving problems to pace up with the nature of the project

Urge to innovate

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