Procurement Analyst

Department
Strategic Procurement
Location
Atlanta United States of America
Date Posted
25-03-2021
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At LeasePlan, we are always asking What's next in mobility.

Join our team and be part of a dynamic, exciting and engaging business, so we can discover What’s next together!

OBJECTIVE

The Procurement Analyst provides analytical expertise for Procurement initiatives, sourcing strategies, savings reporting and other activities requiring analytics support.  This role is responsible for developing, supporting and reporting key Procurement performance indicators as well as supporting the development and execution of sourcing strategies, RFPs, projects and initiatives.  Additionally, this position may be assigned selected overhead spend categories for strategic sourcing and contracting. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide analytical support for Procurement’s major commodity and procurement initiatives, special projects, strategic opportunities, and savings validation to the business.
  • Provide detailed spend data analysis by: category, subcategory, vendor, part/service, client, etc.
  • Compile monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements for LeasePlan Global Procurement.
  • Develop Total Cost Opportunity (TCO) modeling & analytics to aid in RFP bid evaluation and contract negotiations.
  • Assist in implementing specific strategic sourcing strategies for various spend categories.
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) support including: Data collection, RFP drafting, distribution and collection from suppliers, analysis related to supplier qualification process.
  • In conjunction with Sr. Procurement Specialists, develop and maintain monthly forecasts (volume, rebates) on all key categories.
  • Assist in developing Savings/Benefits reporting, Spend under management reporting etc.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of the overall business and operational needs.
  • Manage Procurement activities for select overhead commodities to include, RFP’s, supplier & bid evaluation, supplier selection, negotiation, and relationship management.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Manage departmental documentation requirements including contracts, strategy documentation, electronic document filing, and audit requirements, as assigned.
  • Support the department’s Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Strong financial acumen, and analytical and problem solving skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively across multiple functions.
  • Comfort with reviewing, managing, and interpreting large and/or complex data sets.
  • Adaptable, flexible, positive, open to learning, developing and welcoming of new ideas.
  • Planning and organization skills: ability to prioritize, and multi-task simultaneous projects.
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy.
  • Intermediate knowledge of general business and procurement procedures.
  • Basic negotiation capabilities.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no leadership responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is in Alpharetta, GA and operates in a professional office environment.

POSITION TYPE/STANDARD SCHEDULE

This is a Full-time position and hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TRAVEL

No travel is expected for this position.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree preferably in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Previous Procurement experience a plus.
  • 2-5 years’ business analytics/support experience, procurement experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently, creatively, and efficiently in a dynamic environment.
  • Planning and organization skills: ability to establish work plans, prioritize, and multi-task simultaneous projects.
  • Thorough and detail oriented, especially with numbers.
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management, ability to understand financial benefits.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Careers at LeasePlan

LeasePlan operates across more than 30 countries. With over 55 years’ experience, LeasePlan’s mission is to provide What’s next in mobility via an ’any car, anytime, anywhere’ service.

We also believe ‘you cannot grow a business; you can only grow people who can grow the business.’ LeasePlan is proud of its culture of service and care towards customers and each other, which has endured for over 55 years. By applying to work with LeasePlan, you are joining a team where you yourself will get to play a part in building the future of our business.

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