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Procurement Analyst

Job Title: Procurement Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Reference: JR-123990
Contact Name: Simrat Vohra
Job Published: March 13, 2022 23:32

Job Description

  • Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.  

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. 

Job Profile Summary

Subject matter expert in Source to Pay system and end to end process and practices. Provides expertise to address escalations / issues within the Source to Pay process in order to ensure efficient and effective performance of the Purchase Order Management Team.

Responsibilities

Procurement Analytics Lead

  • Support in development of procurement analytics strategy
  • Lead the creation of better visualization in Power BI of procurement spend using quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and outcomes from data
  • Drive competitive advantage for Equinix by treating procurement data and analytics a strategic asset
  • Drive continuous improvement of all data driven processes

Procurement Analytics Lead

  • Support in development of procurement analytics strategy
  • Lead the creation of better visualization in Power BI of procurement spend using quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and outcomes from data
  • Drive competitive advantage for Equinix by treating procurement data and analytics a strategic asset
  • Drive continuous improvement of all data driven processes

Procurement Analytics Lead

  • Support in development of procurement analytics strategy
  • Lead the creation of better visualization in Power BI of procurement spend using quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and outcomes from data
  • Drive competitive advantage for Equinix by treating procurement data and analytics a strategic asset
  • Drive continuous improvement of all data driven processes

Procurement Systems and Process Oversight:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the procurement systems architecture, becoming a subject matter expert (SME) for Coupa procure modules
  • Provide SME knowledge and support for planned systems integration into the core Coupa procure modules
  • Collect voice of customer (VoC) and voice of process (VoP) feedback to identify enhancements and improvements to the procurement process’ and systems
  • Use Lean Six-Sigma mindset to identify continuous improvement and automation opportunities within current processes to deliver benefits (faster, better, lower cost)

Procurement Operations:

  • SME for regional procurement operational issues that cannot be resolved by the AI Chat bot or offshore procurement helpdesk

Project Manage Strategic Initiatives:

  • Proactively engage and collaborate with Procurement, Finance, IT and Legal, representing the Procurement Process Systems & Architecture team to capture business requirements
  • Lead and coordinate strategic initiative business case preparation, budget preparation and project sign-off with Procurement leadership team
  • Gain business support on target approach and lead subsequent change management
  • Lead project management for approved strategic initiatives
  • Report on all team led strategic initiatives back to Global Finance PMO team

Risk Management:

  • Identify and suggest appropriate system and process solutions to help achieve compliance to the Global Purchasing Policy (GPP)

M&A and Expansion Support:

  • Systems and process integration track lead for any xScale and M&A activity within the region
  • Lead the data migration activity for POs to Coupa, defining the business requirements and providing user acceptance testing
  • Provide training on both the interim and post integration process
  • Manage project communications within scope of track
  • Providing hyper care support for the post-integration process

General Support:

  • Support development of Procurement policies
  • Use Smartsheet technology to manage team activity funnel, strategic initiatives
  • Perform user acceptance testing within Coupa for system updates and upgrades

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience in procurement, preferably with a procurement operations and sourcing background
  • Oracle, Coupa, SAP or other related ERP systems experience is preferred
  • Strong change management skills, organization and communication skills with ability to prioritise workload
  • Must work well with global cross functional teams
  • Experience in Smartsheet, PowerBI, Excel and SharePoint would be beneficial.
  • Detailed end to end understanding of the source to pay (S2P) process, sourcing, contract management, supplier qualification and performance management, and requisition to receipt would be beneficial

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