Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for the TALENT PIPELINE – Procurement Analyst at the QBE. Application deadline is approaching soon and motivated candidates with excellent communication skills will be preferred.
Job: TALENT PIPELINE – Procurement Analyst
Location: Atlanta, GA 30339
At QBE, we are always looking to connect with top talent – for current vacancies as well as for future opportunities. It is our aim to continuously build a strong candidate pipeline across all of our businesses and key locations in North America. Post submitting your interest to this specific hiring profile, our Recruitment Team will review your credentials and areas of expertise. Should there be a current or prospective opportunity that is commensurate with your career experience, we will contact you for an exploratory discussion. We appreciate your consideration of QBE as an employer of choice.
Support and develop sourcing plans for business related categories by translating business objectives into viable spend categories, review strategic supplier relationships, and incorporate best practices to align with company strategies. May be assigned specific sourcing categories such as office services, professional services, claims, information technology, etc.
Translate business objectives into viable spend category sourcing strategies that will drive vendor-related cost and/or quality improvements
Analyze current operations and processes to identify efficiencies, develop and implement recommendations to align to best practices
Contribute to the selection and management of key suppliers through appropriate evaluation, selection, and governance to ensure service quality, relevance, and commercial value
Participate in regular reviews with suppliers to ensure all terms and conditions are met and that any problems are identified and resolved or mitigated in a timely manner
Adhere to and maintain standard policies, process, procedures, and best practices to ensure efficient and effective operation and compliance with regulations
Build and maintain strong relationships with internal business stakeholders to understand business needs and identify improvement opportunities.
Manage vendor communications and relationships on behalf of key stakeholders to maximize business value
Participate in cross-functional category teams, actively seek out and incorporate feedback, and maintain knowledge of industry trends, developments, and new technologies to better satisfy customer needs and achieve business goals
Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
1 year relevant experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills
Skill in Excel including manipulating large volumes of data, pivot tables, and lookups
Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently with competing priorities
Complete tasks attentively and thoroughly
Establish and maintain effective and respectful relationships with customers
Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner
Seek opportunities for individual growth and development
2 years relevant experience managing vendors/external suppliers preferred
Experience analyzing and presenting data to tell a story
Understanding of finance, supply chain, sourcing, and/or procurement (profit and loss, cost centers, GL accounts, purchase orders)
Knowledge of contract negotiation process
Knowledge and understanding of RFPs (Request for Proposal), SLAs (Service Level Agreement) and vendor scorecards
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and standard computer software
Principles and concepts of project management
QBE Cultural DNA
Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) – because we know it’s not just what we do that matters, it’s how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviours that link to our cultural elements:
We are customer-centred
We are technical experts
We are diverse
We are fast-paced
We are courageous
We are accountable
We are a teamAll employees are expected to adhere to QBE’s Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices
Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)
General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.
To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.
The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee’s normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
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