Stroom is looking for a Category analyst, The Netherlands

Contract type

Permanent

Area

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

About company

International company, market leader in the industry, looking to set up a new centralized sourcing team in The Hague

Job Description

The Category Analyst will support all analytical activities necessary to deliver on the category management strategies, and support end-to-end strategic sourcing events. The Category Analyst will also monitor the delivery of key contracts and capture financial savings through negotiation of contract terms, conditions and end-to-end management of supplier performance.  Applies analytical insights, data management, and data modeling skills to the design and development of processes, practices, and methodologies. The role meets operational or financial objectives by providing timely analysis for strategic management decisions.  Utilizes their expertise and experience to assist the Category lead in executing category management strategies and support the global supply chain within the Africa and Russia regions. 

Requirements

  • Execute Category Management strategies working with cross functional teams
  • Develop, maintain and enhance Kinross’ approach to the supply market
  • Contribute to category strategies & forecasting activities
  • Assess new market entrants, non-traditional suppliers, and local opportunities
  • Perform detailed analysis on categories to understand the market trends, cost drivers, suppliers and best practices
  • Provide input to value propositions and sourcing options leveraging various techniques
  • Develop and recommend commercial and contracting strategies
  • Support sourcing (RFx Process) process including evaluation
  • Support the development and negotiation of contracts focusing on risk management, best-in-class T&C’s and correct schedule utilization
  • Support the supplier performance and relationship management process driving overall value from contracts and ensure key elements of the original category strategy are achieved via supplier performance management
  • Monitor contract conditions for adherence by suppliers including supporting the rate validation process and follow up with suppliers
  • Work with Site Buyers and buyer in The Hague to ensure all rates and agreements are appropriately administered
  • Support and execute on the reporting and continuous improvement function as outlined by the Corporate Centre of Excellence

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