Who is Foodbuy?
We are the industry leader in procurement and supply chain solutions. We are the subsidiary to the 6th largest company in the world (Compass Group PLC), yet Foodbuy has the feel of a small entrepreneurial Company. We pride ourselves on our ability to source and provide a variety of products and services that help our customers more easily, and cost effectively, run their businesses. We work with clients in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment, and Gaming industries, and of course we support Compass Group– which is the world’s largest contract food and support services provider.
We care about our associates, our clients, and our community. We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers. Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong. Our compensation packages are competitive. And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates’ careers to grow along with us. We have an open and modern work environment, believe in flexibility, and promote a collaborative open door environment.
Additionally, we follow a value system called FORT, which stands for Flexibility, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent. FORT is the foundation for everything we do at Foodbuy. It is how we behave and interact with our clients, business partners and fellow associates.
The Procurement Specialist role is to provide supply market research with recommendations on how best to leverage the market to help support Sourcing in their negotiations. Conduct a thorough analysis of both the internal financial data & external market research, the Specialist will utilize this information to assist in the creation of informed sourcing strategies and recommendations to deliver competitive advantage for our clients.
Responsibilities:• Complete ad hoc analysis, market trends, and opportunity analysis • Maintain accuracy and data integrity in databases• Support communication and implementation of program updates adhering to processes and timelines• Assist in budget forecasting and tracking of revenue against plan• Actively participate in cross-functional teams in support of essential timelines and goals• Undertake analytical work and spend data analysis linking this to the supply market research to provide options and different scenarios for the Sourcing team to leverage when building their strategy• Maintain and report sourcing updates including the sourcing calendar, project tracker, savings tracker, and contract tracker• Ad hoc analysis, market trends, rationalization opportunities and opportunity analysis
Qualifications:• 2+ years proven experience in Procurement• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required• Evidence of strong analytical and critical thinking skills• Must be adaptable to change and thrive in a dynamic environment• Organized and a high attention to detail• Expertise with presentation & analytical tools e.g. Excel & PowerPoint in order to draw conclusions and present recommendations from large data sets• Proficient at oral / written communication in order to effectively explain complex ideas and approaches• Work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
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Req ID: 610530