Senior Purchasing Analyst

University of Oxford

Senior Buying Analyst

We’re in search of a Senior Buying Analyst to hitch our central buying workforce. Working in a extremely devolved organisation, we want somebody to take accountability for the availability of well timed knowledge, evaluation and insights to assist the work of the College Buying Division and the broader College.

The College of Oxford is a stimulating work setting, which enjoys a world repute as a world-class centre of excellence. Our analysis performs a key function in tackling many world challenges, from decreasing our carbon emissions to creating vaccines throughout a pandemic.

The Finance Division helps the tutorial, analysis and administrative neighborhood on the College offering sound monetary recommendation and well timed info with a spread of assist providers together with monetary operations, monetary reporting, monetary assist {and professional} providers.

The Buying Division, which is part of the College’s Finance Division, helps the tutorial, analysis and administrative neighborhood on the College offering sound procurement recommendation and well timed info, and delivering a spread of providers together with class administration, provider administration, tendering, procurement course of design & coaching.

What We Provide

As an employer, we genuinely care about our workers’ wellbeing and that is mirrored within the vary of advantages that we provide together with:

•               A wonderful contributory pension scheme

•               38 days annual go away

•               A complete vary of childcare providers

•               Household go away schemes

•               Cycle mortgage scheme

•               Discounted bus journey and Season Ticket journey loans

•               Membership to quite a lot of social and sports activities golf equipment

•               A welcoming and numerous neighborhood

In regards to the Function

The Senior Buying Analyst is chargeable for the availability of well timed knowledge, evaluation and insights to assist the work of the College Buying Division. This contains working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the College to develop the techniques and instruments used to seize, analyse and visualise spend and contract knowledge, and likewise main complicated evaluation to supply insights into the College’s shopping for behaviour and the supply of worth for cash. Knowledge evaluation will probably be used to tell the work of the Buying Division, but additionally to supply insights to prospects in devolved departments and drive behaviour change (together with compliance with buying pointers and techniques).

The function would require you to be a supply of information and experience for colleagues each throughout the Buying Division and wider buying neighborhood, offering recommendation and making suggestions in respect of working with and decoding spend and contract knowledge. You’ll perceive the analytical capabilities of the College’s chosen enterprise intelligence options and use these capabilities to seek out insights and talk them in a means that everybody can perceive. You’ll advocate for knowledge high quality and contribute to College-wide initiatives to enhance knowledge governance.

Additionally, you will work with colleagues within the College’s Environmental Sustainability Staff to enhance the standard of the College’s scope 3 carbon reporting, and to develop insights from that knowledge to allow the College to cut back its scope 3 footprint.

We welcome purposes from all sections of the neighborhood.

You can be primarily based in Hythe Bridge Avenue however you might be able to agree a sample of standard distant working together with your line supervisor.

About You

You’ll have expertise of compiling, visualising and high quality assuring knowledge with the aim of making info that will increase data and facilitates decision-making. You’ll have sturdy data of Microsoft Workplace instruments (Excel, Phrase, Groups), with superior Excel expertise.

You’ll have expertise of prioritising and delivering work packages in a well timed method, particularly people who contain reaching collaborative outputs with colleagues who’ve competing calls for on their time.

You’ll have wonderful communication expertise, each written and verbal, with the flexibility to clarify complicated analytical ideas and insights to skilled procurement workers, and be obsessed with working with knowledge and motivated to ship improved insights from knowledge and knowledge high quality, while having the ability to work independently, effectively and with distinctive consideration to element.

Utility Course of

You can be required to add a supporting assertion, CV and the main points of two referees as a part of your on-line utility.

The cut-off date for purposes is 12 midday on Monday 4 December 2023.

Interviews are currwently anticipated place on Monday 18 December 2023  and will probably be in individual.

Dedicated to equality and valuing variety

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