Procurement Operations Analyst

  • Sector: LMA UK Finance & Accounting
  • Contact: Dior Cooke
  • Contact Email: dior.cooke@lmarecruitment.com
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: Up to £400 per day
  • Expiry Date: 01 September 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH401732_1659603402


Interim Procurement Operations Analyst & Administrator / AVP
London - Hybrid
6 month rolling contract
£400 per day

The main purpose of the role is to provide Procurement Operations support to the Procurement department. The Procurement Operations Analyst will support the day-to-day procurement operations for the businesses across the source-to-pay lifecycle to ensure timely delivery of quality goods/services to the businesses and in alignment with category and buying channel strategies and operational procedures. The day-to-day Procurement Operations will include the following:

  • Supplier onboarding / TPRM support
  • Produce BI spend reporting on tracking of savings and vendor spend analytics
  • Sourcing tasks/administration
  • Purchase Requisition and Invoice Management for central managed contracts
  • Procurement tools, templates, and technology management and support
  • Procurement scorecards, dashboards, reporting & analytics
  • Creation and maintain procurement policy and procedures documents
  • Procurement department administration



This role reports into the Procurement Operations Manager and will support the delivery of Procurement Operations, including policy, analytics, reporting, tools across EMEA and departmental administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the procurement team across the various procurement functions, ensuring operational efficiency and compliance.
  • Maintain the Procurement Policy and Procedure documents to enable effective best practice procurement process, with an efficient and timely process.
  • Creation and presentation of regular vendor spend data management and analytics. Spend data to be developed for use by Procurement Category Management team and for management reporting.
  • Administer a range of procurement departmental activity to ensure smooth operations including but not limited to new procurement staff onboarding, system access extension for temp staff and management of central mailbox
  • Prepare, track and report Procurement cost saving activity ensuring consistency & accuracy of measurement and effective reporting of result within the organisation.
  • Assist sourcing tasks, contracts execution and supplier onboarding process
  • Process all centralised contracts purchase requisition and invoice activities
  • Assist the procurement project execution and change management effort
  • Support Procurement communications including the maintenance and development of the Procurement intranet site as an effective communication channel.
  • Support across the EMEA Procurement team on ad hoc requirements.



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proactive and organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload to deliver within set time frames to the highest quality
  • Experience in procurement, working with procurement policies and processes, reporting and tools
  • Previous third party risk assessment/due diligence experience a definite advantage
  • Good knowledge and experience working and managing the Source to Pay system Coupa
  • Willingness to learn and become a subject matter expert in Procurement Tools and Systems
  • Strong analytical capabilities with ability to interpret large volume of data; methodological and systematic
  • Proficient in Data management/BI Software (MS Power BI, Tableau)
  • Problem-solving ability to translate data into recommendations & decision making
  • Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric
  • Must be a team player within a new Procurement department
  • Advanced MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent written English and policies drafting skills as well as presentation skills
  • Excellent team worker with ability to build successful and productive relationships with colleagues.
  • Ability to perform business process and impact analysis