Junior Category Analyst

Oxford Brookes University - Directorate of Finance and Legal Services

This is a really exciting and engaging role within Finance & Legal Services which involves working with different stakeholder groups across the university and promoting “value for money”. This role is based in Headington but can involve occasional travel to other campuses. The position would suit a self-starter who enjoys working with numbers and may currently work in a finance/procurement/commercial/sustainability or similar role. There are many opportunities for stakeholder engagement. Good communication skills and presentation skills would be really useful.

You will be responsible for:

  • maintaining the teams key performance indicators via an Excel spreadsheet
  • supporting team members by providing regular spend analysis
  • providing reports on high value spend across the University
  • establishing strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • publishing procurement updates on the procurement intranet
  • monitoring the procurement email address and to uphold high customer service standards when administering this account
  • leading small procurement projects for indirect goods and services
  • assisting in managing the tendering process for high value contracts
  • promoting the use of the University contracts and tender software and preparing tender documentation on Intend and maintain the supplier database
  • preparing Monthly reports from In-Tend: - number of new suppliers registered and contracts due to expire

You should have:

  • experience of buying indirect products and services in a large complex organization
  • experience communicating with a variety of stakeholders
  • experience of MS Excel & Word
  • experience of analysis of complex spend data

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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