Procurement Analysts / Sr. Analyst - Denali
- Redmond Way, Redmond, WA, USA
Denali – A WNS Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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WNS Global Services Inc. (NYSE: WNS) is a global Business Process Management (BPM) leader. WNS offers business value to 400+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals, including Banking and Financial Services, Consulting and Professional Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics, Telecommunications, Travel and Utilities. Globally, the group’s over 41,000+ Professionals serve across 60 delivery centers in 16 countries worldwide, including China, Costa Rica, India, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UK and US.
Why join us?
We promise our employees to experience role clarity, coaching and mentoring, professional development and structured career path through our 5 people promises and keeping employee experience at the core. Experience the culture of outperformance, engagement, celebration and also contribute to society through our WNS Cares Foundation, where you have the opportunity to support meaningful initiatives and make an impact in the community.
The Procurement Analyst or Sr. Analyst will be part of a client procurement service delivery team, driving the operational procurement process (from PR to PO) in accordance with client specific operating guidelines. Specific requirements may include validation of the PR fields, assisting stakeholders in generating the PR, validation of contracts, invoice reconciliation, SOW drafting, vendor selection, etc.
Key Responsibilities / Job Duties
• Procurement Operation Execution:
o Review PR data, validate and correct as and when required.
o Respond to general enquiries from end users and assist in PR creation.
o Update regularly on delayed/aged PRs
o Conduct Root Cause analysis for delayed PRs. Reduce PR to PO cycle time. Drive 100% accuracy in the entire process
o Draft SOW based on end user requirements, if required
o Ensure completeness of all contracts. Upload contracts and cover sheets in the central contracts management tool. Engage with stakeholders to drive the contract completion process.
o Track delivery of products with the vendors
• Additional Responsibilities
o Evaluate sourcing opportunities to drive cost reduction.
o Assist in vendor selection
o Procurement Analysts may also support the delivery of other Denali’s procurement and sourcing services including: spend analysis, supplier performance management, and contract administration
• Bachelor’s Degree
• A minimum of 1-3 years of work experience in operational, procurement, sourcing or service desk management
**This is an example for reference, kindly edit basis role requirement**
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Procurement Functional/Technical Skills
o General knowledge and understanding of sourcing/procurement fundamentals
o Working experience with at least one eProcurement tool (e.g., Ariba, SAP, Oracle, etc.)
• Client Services Capabilities:
o Strong customer service orientation
o Ability to learn client specific processes, terminology, systems and unique requirements by various business groups
• Business Fundamentals:
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills (internally, with client stakeholders, and the supplier community)
o Ability to summarize information
o Ability to follow a process based on documented guidelines
o Strong team player
o Proficiency in MS communication tools: MS Word, Outlook, Live Meeting