Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

About the position
In this role you will be part of a team supporting Purchasing Project Leaders to manage, realize and optimize their Strategic Sourcing projects. This includes all relevant Purchasing functions, geographical and organizational areas.
You will be part of a team of five members working with sourcing analytics supporting the category management organization with fact based decisions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Be an active member of Strategic Sourcing projects supporting with advanced purchasing analytics
  • Managing big data and optimize data in order to get insights for category management and tender strategy.
  • Build up the baseline and business case for a project in a data capture sheet and ensure measurements of the project KPI´s
  • Perform spend, pricing trends and supply chain set up analysis within a given category (e.g. trends and category outlooks)
  • Collect and analyze the company´s needs and demands within a specific category
  • Perform market study analysis such as Kraljic, five forces, supplier searches, financial development, volumes
  • Execute Requests for Information (RFI), Quotation (RFQ), Proposals (RFP), Solutions (RFS) including related evaluation of replies in the STAR system.
  • Perform competitor analysis
  • Perform and provide support on cost modeling and optimization
  • Contribute to the development of strategic scenarios and run workshops
  • Run full internal and external analysis for the sourcing process.
  • University degree in Engineering, Business Administration or any other equivalent degree/working experience
  • Excellent project management skills (preferably GPM2 certification)
  • Advanced skills in sourcing analytic tools (preferably Ariba STAR)
  • Extensive experience from supplier negotiations and excellent negotiation skills
  • Experience in developing Purchasing Category strategies
  • Experience in Purchasing Risk management
  • Good business experience in strategic purchasing processes with focus on Tendering management
  • Excellent analytical and cost modeling skills (TCO, should cost)
  • Entrepreneurship and leadership skills
  • Good commercial experience
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
Important to person job fit:
  • Lead/drive and support change initiatives and challenge existing ways of working
  • Result oriented with strong ability to follow-up progress and keep commitments
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • Ability to manage cultural diversity
  • Excellent in communication, networking and forming strong partnerships
  • Team player
We will attribute great importance to personal suitability.

About the position
The assignment is a concultant position with employment at Adecco. Start will be as soon as possible and last until the end of November 2021.

Contact details
If you have questions about the assignment or the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact responsible recruiter:

Caroline Carlsson at

Welcome with your application!

Sourcing, Procurement, purchasing, inköp, Gothenburg, Göteborg, Adecco
Mer info
Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Försäljning
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 29 maj 2021 (16 dagar kvar)

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