Category Analyst - Corp. Indirect Procurement

Title: Category Analyst - Corp. Indirect Procurement
Duration:6 Months Contract
Location: Chicago, IL 60607
Tax Term: W2 
"U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time." 

Job Description:
This position is responsible for supporting the Corporate Indirect Procurement Team. 
This role will support a diverse portfolio of 5 major categories (Human Resources, Marketing, Information Systems & Technology, & Professional Services), 100+ sub categories and includes 3000+ domestic and international sources.

This position requires a high level of independent and critical thinking to recommend business decisions based on analysis. Position will ensure all spend reporting timelines from various stakeholders are met. 
Position will complete in depth analysis on reports' results run and interpret results for Procurement Management. 
This role will support the Procurement business unit in strategic decision making in alignment with department and company goals and serve as a key participant on inter and intra-departmental cross functional teams to develop reporting capability from raw ERP system data from multiple systems and sources and creation, coordination and the tracking and compiling of key purchasing metrics is required.

Education: 
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Experience: 
1+ years' experience in Procurement or a related field.

Computer Skills: 
Requires advanced to expert level of Excel (Pivot Tables, Advanced formula and query development) and PowerPoint knowledge. 
Also required is the knowledge of relational database management systems to include maintenance of tables and relationships as well as building/creating queries using structured query language (SQL).

Communication Skills: 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to handle all situations in a professional manner. Public speaking required.

Special Skills: 
Requires use of advance mathematical formulas and calculations to analyze complex financial and/or statistical information; proven, advanced organizational and project management skills; experience in statistical and quantitative analysis. 
Analyst must exhibit effective and proven strategic planning, project management, problem solving, leadership and team building skills.

Team Skills: 
Proven, effective team building and leadership skills.

If you are available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please send the updated resume to srini@apninc.com along with a best time and number to reach you.

Your prompt response is highly appreciated.

Thanks and have a blessed day ahead.

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Thanks and Regards,
Srinivas Mallipog
Resource Executive
APN Software Services, Inc (www.apninc.com)
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-943-4054 / Fax 510-623-5055
Email Id: srini@apninc.com

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