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Business Analyst I
Ref No.: 18-00658
Location: atlanta, Georgia
Start Date: 01/24/2018

Job ID: 582888
Client: Cox Enterprises
Position: Business Analyst I
Locations: 6205-A Peachtree Dunwoody Road Atlanta GA 30328
Duration: 6months

Degrees/Designations:
· Bachelor's degree preferred with a minimum of 1-3 years business analyst experience in the Supply Chain/Procurement space.
· GEP and Service Now experience is a plus*
· Consulting experience is a plus

System Knowledge/Experience:
· Business savvy individual that is able to interpret the data and not simply crunch numbers
· Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
· Ability to be flexible and respond to varied demands
· Effective organization and planning skills with a strong attention to detail
· Understands Supply Chain and Procurement concepts, practices and procedures
· Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and prioritization skills
· Commitment to customer service and ability to work in team-oriented environment
· Written and verbal communication, ability to prepare reports and make presentations to various professional and public groups

Responsibilities
· Interpret the data and present recommendations of opportunity in the following areas:
· Strategic sourcing
· Assist in ad hoc analysis
· Responsible for gathering, analyzing, and reporting findings on category spend data and market research to assist the supply chain team in making strategic decisions
· Research supply market to identify and understand the potential supply base with supplier cost driver's analysis and trends in the industries
· Analyze the different options by ease and benefit and provide full market and risk analysis and differences in all covered demand points
· Remain current in relevant industry trends, market conditions, and informed about key market leaders.
· Advice category managers on supply market trends (key competitor activity, effect of technology in accelerating globalization, collaboration, risks, and new service offerings).
· Analyze spend, gathering market intelligence and perform opportunity assessments to summarize, standardize and minimize costs.
· Perform in-depth analyses of bid responses and complex market conditions.
· Responsible for providing fact based negotiating support to category managers for direct and indirect products and services
· Support Strategic Sourcing in the execution of cross-functional supply chain projects, including RFIs, RFQs and RFPs
· Develop negotiation strategies
· Assist in the preparation, issue, and analysis of RFx's, contract negotiation and award with category managers
· Collect and analyze responses and populate decision matrix to allow supplier selection
· Prepare for fact based negotiations, planning least and most desired outcomes, arguments and responses
· Support supplier negotiation process, assessing success against desired outcomes. Challenge and negotiate to provide most competitive price/service offers
· Perform other duties as assigned depending on department and business needs.

Requirements:
· Looking for a Junior Level Business analyst
· Will take a recent grad*
· The ideal candidate will have work samples of analytic skills and a power point presentation to show data analysis findings.
· Immediate need for the department with the new year*