Robert Half Technology Business Analyst in Irving, Texas

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with and supports internal stakeholders for all procurement needs and ensure the demand from internal customers is satisfied.

  • Provide purchasing implementation/transition support for all new facility start up or relocations.

  • Identify and drive cost reduction projects in managed commodities using a total cost of ownership (TCO) model

  • Create and continually monitors strategic supplier performance by identifying efforts to improve on time delivery, competitive quoting, assurance of supply, responsiveness, quality, corporate responsibility, etc. via scorecard, and regularly scheduled meetings

  • Develop cost models and industry analyses to determine what cost of services and/or goods should cost versus supplier quotation

  • Monitors contract compliance with all agreements in assigned categories.

  • Analyze SAP & Vendor reports, interpret data & report out trends & idiosyncrasies

  • Tracks and understands category spend to make knowledge based decisions using key data points

  • Identify and execute company-wide cost savings opportunities which involves managing competitive bids and negotiating with suppliers. Efforts include but are not limited to: o Researching internal stakeholders and supplier operations o Engaging stakeholders to support the opportunity o Developing project management action plans o Creating and distributing a Request for Proposal or Quotation o Analyzing suppliers' value propositions and presents results o Negotiating terms and drafting contracts o Planning and assisting with implementation o Delivering progress and financial reports o Overseeing all data and intelligence derived from projects

  • Identifies and supports projects to streamline the Procurement process.

  • Other project work as required

  • Travel: 10-20% Required Skills:

  • Familiar with procurement systems and systems management.

  • Ability to plan strategically while supporting daily tactical activities.

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Strong Project Management, business analysis and reporting expertise.

  • Customer and supplier relationship building and management skills.

  • Leadership, interpersonal skills, and influencing skills.

  • Advanced organizational ability, planning and prioritization skills

  • Ability to multitask and adapt to change.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written).

  • Results oriented with creative problem solving capabilities. Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, or Operations required

  • 7-10 years' experience in a Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Buying role related to indirect goods and services.

  • Strong background and understanding of business management and contractual law. All interested applicants, please send resumes to

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Req ID: 04380-0008891100

Functional Role: Business Analyst

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Irving

Postal Code: 75038

Compensation: $62,000.00 to $69,000.00 per year

Requirements: SAP