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Global Category Analyst - India  

NovoZymes (company)


Posted on : 05 July 2017

Project Description

Strong players in strong teams
  • We  challenge conventions and create sustainable solutions for the world around us by having strong players in strong teams. 
  • Here you will be teamed with passionate and dedicated colleagues who will challenge you to perform your best while supporting you along the way.  

Be a part of the Winning Team
  • In Sourcing Development & Analytics we go a notch higher to be “The Winning team” that will exceed expectations by challenging our comfort zone continuously while still having fun and being passionately motivated.  
  • You will be a member of Sourcing Development & Analytics (SD&A) India team supporting the Sourcing/Procurement teams globally. 
  • The SD&A is a unit of the Business Finance Services India team which is part of the Global Corporate Shared Services (CSS) organization.
  • The expectation and vision of both SD&A as well as its stakeholders is to develop the team into a Centre of Excellence for Global Sourcing in terms of Data Analytics as well as Sourcing systems support
  • The primary customers will be stakeholders from the Global Sourcing team.

Key areas of responsibility will be 
Data Analytics:
  • Deliver analytical solutions and statistical expertise to Sourcing stakeholders
  • Optimize reporting and analytical capabilities within Sourcing (Analysis of spend, categories, payment terms, root causes analysis, KPI reporting, Business Cases)
  • Provide recommendations to Category managers and Sourcing management based on data analysis
  • Handle analytical requests from stakeholders.
  •  This can be straightforward reporting, or more extensive and investigative analytical projects which come with your set of recommendations and findings
  • Handle Secondary Market research projects (Supplier research, Market trends/analysis)
  • Create and deliver presentations of project findings and business requirements 
  • Listens and takes initiative to find ways to get better processes and results, seeks and takes advantage of ideas, best practices and solutions developed elsewhere.
  • Should be able to analyse data/information in the minutest detail and be able to then convey the summary/interpretation in the most understandable manner to higher management/stakeholders so that they are able to make decisions 

Functional support of Sourcing owned systems: 
  • He/she also should be ready to take up functional responsibility for some of the Sourcing owned systems 
  • Understand user issues and coordinate with vendor/Internal IT to arrive at a resolution
  • Help users with basic system related queries
  • Train/support on navigation/concepts
  • Basic admin roles

Desired Qualification and Skill sets:
  • B. Tech/B.Sc./B. Com or a Masters (in any discipline) with experience in Sourcing Data Analytics
  • Should possess strong knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint (experience in Access, Tableau will be add ons)
  • Drive for Results: Perseverance and resilient in the pursuit of objectives, willing to take on new challenges, works to resolve tough issues
  • Highly Collaborative: works well with others, especially internal and external stakeholders to deliver results and keeps others informed to avoid unnecessary surprises and to deliver what is requested
  • Effectively manages multiple duties and tasks
  • Comfortable and effective communication (verbal and written) with stakeholders internally and externally across all levels
  • Flexible working hours to at times accommodate for servicing global category managers