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Buyer Data Analyst - 18846

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Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based in Erith is seeking an experienced Buyer Data Analyst.  The role is a newly created position working in a small team - products are purchased mainly from The Far East.


The emphasis of this role is Data Analytical work - carrying out projects specifically within the purchasing department.  Suitable candidates will have experience within a purchasing not purely supply chain.  You should possess a high level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail.  Outstanding numeracy skills with intermediate to advanced Excel skills are essential along with good interpersonal skills the ability to work to deadlines.  Being an experienced SAP user will be a distinct advantage.



Outline accountabilities for this role as follows:


Purchasing/Data Analyst draft accountabilities:

  • Accurately analyse data to assist with purchasing decisions, trade-offs and opportunities
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce costs and improve profitability
  • Generate system reports and complete trend analysis
  • Maintain and develop internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Have a commercial awareness of the business and an understanding of market analysis
  • Seek opportunities for better deals, more profitable suppliers and beneficial terms
  • Assist in the development of purchasing strategies
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Undertake risk profiling

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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