Procurement Analyst

Recruiter
Schroders Investment Management
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2022
Closes
31 Jul 2022
Ref
15103285
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.
The Team
Group Procurement is a function within Schroders that reports to the Group Financial Controller. The function delivers commercial expertise to protect and maximise value across the full procurement lifecycle, supporting the delivery of Schroders' corporate strategy. Group Procurement has a global responsibility to provide oversight of Schroders' supply chain.
What you'll do
This role will provide procurement support across the Group in order to maximise the long term value from all that Schroders procures. This will involve supporting Procurement Managers in the identification and implementation of global procurement opportunities in a geographically dispersed environment with respect to supplier management, sourcing, systems, processes and reporting. The role will be based in the UK. The Procurement Analyst will support the Group Procurement Manager(s) to deliver their procurement, supplier oversight and reporting objectives. The Procurement Analyst responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:
  • Supporting Procurement Managers in the delivery of strategic sourcing, contract and supplier assurance
  • Data analytics to provide insights supporting our sourcing strategies and our internal and external reporting requirements
  • Researching and understanding market trends to determine the appropriate approach to market, optimum commercial models and supplier relationships for a product/service.
  • Assisting Procurement Managers in providing procurement services that deliver maximum commercial and strategic value to Schroders including selection and application of appropriate procurement processes for a particular product/service.
  • Supporting Procurement Managers in the negotiation of appropriate commercial and contractual arrangements with suppliers for all products/services.
  • Championing continual improvement and procurement best practice within the global business.
  • Contributing to the strategic goals of Procurement, Finance and Schroders.
Essential Skills
  • Strong analytics experience in order to understand and interpret information, bringing insight.
  • Demonstrable experience operating in a supporting role
  • Contract review and data capture to enable reporting and oversight.
  • Flexible approach to work with an ability to adapt to change.
  • Excellent levels of communication, able to influence and persuade others, whilst building strong working relationships.
  • Excellent organisation, presentation and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent IT and numeracy skills.
Personal Attributes
  • Proactive, tenacious, detailed orientated individual with a positive mindset.
  • Curious and collaborative.
  • C apable of remaining positive when under pressure.
  • Friendly, approachable, enjoys working and contributing to the team.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic and time critical environment.
  • Continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Constructively challenges the status quo and seeks self improvement.
  • Earn respect from colleagues and willing to complete tasks at either end of the complexity spectrum.
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability .

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