Smith & Nephew, Inc. Position DescriptionPosition TitleStrategic Procurement AnalystFunctionDirect ProcurementCountryCosta RicaSUMMARYThe Strategic Procurement Analyst is a member of the Global Procurement Strategic Initiatives Team and is responsible for ensuring that the data used to develop forecasts, RFQs, negotiations, procurement strategies, order optimization, and etc.
is accurate and complete. This role is also responsible for maintaining Procurement reports and working on the development of new improvements / outputs from the Procurement Strategic Initiatives Team.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPosition Functions% of PositionMaintain / Improve dashboards to track category spend, spend under contract, part categorization, PPV Forecasting, and other key projects.
30%Perform regular reporting responsibilities such as verifying Procurement financial controls in SAP, Diverse Supplier Spend, etc 25%Provide Data Support to Category Leads by pulling reports on demand, identify issues and work with procurement project leads to resolve them.
Standard Operating Procedures and Data Dictionary; provide training and education on data quality to Procurement globally and locally.
10%REQUIREMENTSEducationBachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering, Business, Finance, Supply Chain or a related disciplineLicenses / CertificationsnoneExperience3-5 yearsCompetenciesStrong analytical skills.
Strong customer service skills, proactive, demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation and self-confidence. Able to use Excel, PowerBI, and related tools to analyze large data setsGood understanding of data management principles, tools and best practices within Smith and Nephew.
Able to communicate data concepts and issues clearlyAble to build good relationships with others across the businessAble to work independently to solve complex problems, applying expertise in business intelligence and data solutions to drive best practices and innovative solutionsSelf-starter with ability to complete projects independently, efficiently and with minimal supervisionFamiliarity with transactional systems including SAP, AXAPTA (MS Dynamics), and others.
Able to communicate both in verbal and written English.No direct reportsOtherPhysical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of the job : AdministrativeThe above position description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions of, and requirement for the performance of this position.
including medical evaluations as required by job function. Completes all required HSE training. *For people managers, Responsible for direct reports and contract employees adhering to the general HSE responsibilities as specified above.
Ensures HSE procedures are followed. Informs appropriate personnel of HSE performance within areas of responsibilities. Addresses HSE action items (non-conformances) within areas of responsibilities.