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Designation – Senior Analyst – Sourcing Intelligence and Analytics

Location – Bangalore

About employerInfiniti-Research

Job description:


  • Lead project execution and deliver end-to-end price forecasting and sourcing/procurement projects
  • Work under pressure, adjust to changing priorities, and attention to detail
  • Conduct thorough secondary and primary research to collect and analyze
  • Perform quantitative analysis such as price forecasting, market sizing, etc.
  • Detailed information about suppliers – technical and operational capability, product offerings, recent news, current and future strategy, etc.
  • Market and trends (market, supplier, buyer, technology, regulatory, etc.) in an industry and category of study
  • Analyze and create various business models such as SWOT, PESTEL, Porters’ Five Forces, etc.
  • Sourcing Best Practices – Engagement (Type of supplier, contract duration, consolidation opportunities, etc.), Pricing Models and Cost Analysis – Total Cost of Ownership, Cost Savings, Supplier Performance (SLAs and KPIs), etc.
  • Risk Analysis – supply chain risks, procurement risks from best practices suggested, etc.
  • Project Scoping and Feasibility Analysis
  • Lead training sessions in the team on quantitative analysis, various sourcing and procurement related topics to enable capability development and knowledge sharing
  • Interacting with top industry experts and suppliers – maintaining constructive relationship with them to regularly gather industry insights
  • Lead, mentor, and guide Associates and Senior Associates on various research related activities
  • Prepare reports/presentations based on the data and analysis conducted
  • Handle multiple projects (long term/ad-hoc) with full or partial ownership
  • Participate in final presentation reviews and confidently handle client’s questions

Qualification and Skills Required

  • Demonstrated 3-6 years of experience working on price and volatility forecasting for various categories
  • Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, and analyzing market trends.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, maintaining, and/or utilizing complex time-series, regression, and other statistical models for forecasting purposes
  • Practical experience with the multifactor models utilized for commodity price modeling
  • Experience in developing Excel Macros and maintaining and working with large databases
  • Experience in preparing findings and presenting complex technical information
  • Sourcing/procurement intelligence and analytics specific research and/or marketing experience
  • Strong secondary and primary research skills
  • Superior verbal & written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to take initiative, ownership and be proactive
  • Good Data Representation skills, and high expertise level in MS Office Applications – Excel, Word and Power point
  • Excellent Team Player
  • Able to perform as an Individual Contributor
  • Thirst for knowledge and learning
  • Efficient Multi-tasking capability
  • Experience in mentoring and leading junior analysts/associates
  • Ability to think ‘Outside the Box’
  • MBA/PGDM, preferably with an Engineering degree

Interested people can apply for this job can mail their CV to [email protected] with subject as Senior Analyst – Sourcing Intelligence and Analytics – Infiniti-Research – Bangalore

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