10th December 2019

Procurement Analyst

Reference: BBBH17282

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Are you an experienced procurement professional with strong knowledge of managing a P2P system and processes?

Do you have experience in developing and managing supplier onboarding and supplier segmentation?

Would you like to work for a leading company with excellent remuneration?

We have a very exciting opportunity to join a global business as they expand their procurement function locally. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

Job summary

The Procurement Analyst will be focused on maintaining and developing the end to end P2P process within the business. This will involve the (non-IT) administration of the Oracle P2P system and also management of the key procurement processes such as Purchase Requisition and Supplier Onboarding.

Role responsibilities


  • Act as the (non-IT) administrator of the OracleP2P system from a procurement perspective, to include:
    • Maintaining the supplier master data on an ongoing basis
    • Issuing management information reports on key KPI and KRI to the wider procurement team and management
    • Liaising with the relevant Finance and IT teams to ensure ongoing development of the Oracle iProcurement system
  • Manage the end to Purchase Requisition process, ensure all open purchase orders are reviewed, receipted and closed out on a regular basis, including month end close
  • Manage the Supplier Onboarding process working with internal and external stakeholders in line with the on boarding process, and develop the processes to include supplier segmentation
  • Managing the Contract database
  • Act as custodians of the procurement policy and best practice including “no po, no pay” principles
  • Owner of process improvement projects within the procurement team
  • Support the CPO during the implementation of key 3rd party risk controls.

Communication and Leadership

  • Be able to communicate effectively to internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Deliver effective updates to key business stakeholders throughout the procurement process
  • Drive a customer focussed approach when executing the key procurement process.

Change, Risk and Issue Management

  • Identify and escalate risks as appropriate
  • Identify tools and methodologies to improve the effectiveness of the procurement process

Essential criteria

Professional Competencies

  • Significant experience in a supply chain or procurement environment
  • Demonstrable experience in managing a P2P system and processes
  • Experience in developing and managing supplier onboarding and supplier segmentation
  • Managing contract databases
  • Track record in delivering process improvements

Technical Competencies

  • Oracle or equivalent system experience
  • P2P processes
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel

Desirable criteria

Professional Competencies

  • Experience working across multiple teams
  • Financial sector experience
  • Experience of procurement in a facilities, frequent, complex IT hardware /software or services environment
  • CIPS qualified or working towards it
  • Experience of procurement in the US or APAC regions

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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