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Procurement Analyst (Sourcing Focus)

Company: NielsenIQ
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

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 world.

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 mission.


  • 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 process
  • 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 experience required
    • 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
      About NielsenIQ

      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:

      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

      About NielsenIQ

      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

      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 class.

Keywords: NielsenIQ, Chicago , Procurement Analyst (Sourcing Focus), Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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