Procurement Analyst (Sourcing Focus)
Posted on: January 17, 2022
Procurement Analyst (Sourcing Focus)
Remote - Must be US based
Reference ID: REF11436S
About This Job
At NielsenIQ, our mission is to build a socially responsible global
procurement capability that empowers our business to improve the
delivery of industry leading measurement capability to the
This position is responsible for the review and processing of
transactional procurement requests. The successful candidate will
autonomously manage the review, negotiation and execution of
agreements with one of NielsenIQ's major third-party suppliers. In
addition, multi-category management across the Procurement
organization will be a key service deliverable for the role.
The analysis, compliance and insights this role provides will
service the NielsenIQ Procurement team in delivering their
- Manage SOW tracking, negotiation and execution
- Strong networking skills to collaborate and engage with
multiple stakeholders for approval and sign-off
- Support other category managers in their contract renewals,
negotiations, and execution
- Report and escalate any issues or delays in the contracting
- Provide routine administrative support.
A Little Bit About You
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think
beyond their area of scope, with an understanding of how their role
impacts not only the rest of the procurement organization, but
NielsenIQ as a whole. They will show the ability to think
analytically and strategically, while delivering the day-to-day
tasks at hand. Excellent customer service skills and strong,
positive communication with internal customers is a must.
- Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and
- 1 year of Purchasing, Sourcing, P2P systems, Finance
experience, or Business-related area
- Experience working in Corporate Services, Operations or
Technology Procurement preferred.
- Must have a strong work ethic, self-motivated work style and a
good attention to detail and enjoy a dynamic environment with new
challenges and changing work priorities
- Individual contributor and team player with great communication
and interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Strong skills in Microsoft Office and specifically Microsoft
Excel a must
- Experience with SAP and Ariba a plus
We're in tune with what the world is buying. If you can think of
it, we're measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece
together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of
what's happening now and what's coming next for our clients.
Today's data is tomorrow's marketplace revelation.
We like to be in the middle of the action. That's why you can find
us at work in over 90 countries. From global industry leaders to
small businesses, consumer goods manufacturers to retailers, we
work with them all. We're bringing in data 24/7 and the
possibilities are endless.
Become part of NielsenIQ at: www.niq.com
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that
provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers
and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods
manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with
accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete
picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need
to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ
data with other data sources to help clients around the world
understand what's happening now, what's happening next, and how to
best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the
action. That's why you can find us at work in over 90 countries,
covering more than 90% of the world's population. For more
information, visit www.niq.com.
NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age,
marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected
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