Sr. Sourcing Analyst, IT Category

Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Boston Massachusetts, US

Work at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a Senior Sourcing Analyst, you will primarily be working with members of BCG's Global Procurement function to support strategic objectives, leveraging your strong analytics knowledge & experience.Performing cost analysis and data modelling in the IT sourcing area (may cover any IT categories including software/SaaS, cloud, hardware, mobile/telecom, data and managed services)Generating insights using analytics tools such as: MS Excel, MS BI, Alteryx, Tableau, etc. Conducting market research, contract compliance reviews and ad-hoc problem solvingSupporting the IT sourcing team in creating a multi-year plan on an ongoing basisIncrease spend under Procurement's management by leading a structure analysis of tail spendManaging the IT sourcing projects through the intake process and tools, communicating with key-stakeholdersManaging and supporting the IT sourcing team in reporting savings in compliance with the savings definition methodologyPreparing and managing Requests for Information (RFI) / Requests for Proposals (RFQ)Preparing and delivering presentation materials (e.g. slides, reports) for stakeholder communication and meetingsMaking recommendations to stakeholders through presentations with advanced PowerPoint skillsLead regular analytics reporting and dashboarding for Procurement functionEnsure high quality of procurement master dataCoordinating with Accounts payable, Finance, IT and other functions for bringing new insights for spend analytics and insightsSupport various procurement transformation efforts and bring continuous improvements by providing relevant data analytics and insightsWorking with staff and executives to develop and implement improved processes and methodsYOU'RE GOOD ATStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong financial and statistical analysis skills; analytical expertise in the mobile telecom categoryExcellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills with experience of managing/ supporting procurement function across multi geographies and time zonesStrong interpersonal skills and high level of comfort/ease interacting with all levels of the organizationProficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) - expert level in Excel and very good in PowerPointProficiency in Purchase-to-pay tools (e.g. Coupa, Ariba, Emptoris, Oracle), Coupa experience is preferredAble to juggle multiple initiatives and short- and long-term prioritiesAbility to work independently, keeping others informed as necessaryAbility to multi-task on different projects under tight time framesStrong integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentialityExtremely organized with attention to detailExperience with Agile ways of working processes a plusYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)University degree or equivalent in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering (or other related degree programs)5+ years of experience analysing data in sourcing, procurement operations, procurement consulting, or business systems environmentDemonstrated experience supporting IT categoriesIn-depth knowledge and experience of strategic sourcing processesStrong knowledge of analytics tools like Altyrex, Tableau, MS BI etcHighly self-motivated with the ability to drive change in a global organization with minimum supervisionYOU'LL WORK WITHMembers of our finance team are responsible for preserving the intellectual capital, assets, and integrity of BCG. We make a decisive impact on the firm's direction, performance, and risk-management models. Finance jobs include accounting and reporting, planning and analysis, tax and treasury, financial systems, payroll, and executive compensation.WHO WE AREBCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and unlocking your potential to advance the world. Our team called Global Services (GS) provides corporate support to business areas such as Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing and IT. This diverse team of experts, operators and specialists represent all levels from Partner to entry level staff, operating across the globe in multiple countries. Global Services is in short, the backbone of BCG.EQUAL OPPORTUNITYBoston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.PDN-988a6db0-fcd7-4d53-8e8a-2a375b7b9d7b