Procurement Insights Analyst

University of Melbourne
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,459 - $104,413
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Procurement Insights Analyst

Job no: 0062563 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Department: Chief Financial Officer Group Salary: UOM 6 - $96,459 - $104,413 p.a. plus 17% super OR UOM 7 – $106,432 – $115,211 p.a. plus 17% super Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

  • Drive strategic decisions in Procurement Services through insightful data analysis.
  • Opportunity to be a skilled data storyteller, shaping narratives that influence key decisions and enhance Procurement Services' reputation as a strategic partner in university success.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Insights Analyst to uncover hidden value through data analysis and storytelling. You'll drive strategic decision-making, optimize processes, and champion key strategic initiatives whilst building trust and reputation for Procurement Services as a key partner in the University's success.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Uncovering hidden value in university spending through analysis, identify savings opportunities, and track benefits.
  • Developing dashboards and reports to guide strategic procurement decisions, optimize workflows, and automate tasks for efficiency.
  • Partnering with stakeholders to track performance metrics, ensure compliance, and mitigate risks through data-driven insights.
  • Who we are looking for We're searching for a data storyteller with exceptional communication skills! You'll translate complex data into clear insights using compelling narratives, and confidently present these findings to influence key decisions. Proactive initiative and the ability to engage stakeholders are also essential.

    You will also have:

  • Demonstrated data analytical skills conducting detailed analysis, developing valuable insights for both commercial and operational strategies.
  • Proficiency in business systems and reporting/analytics tools, with advanced skills in Excel and Power BI. Familiarity with SQL, Alteryx, and Python is also preferable.
  • An understanding of subscription services AWS and Azure is also preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in database management in order to analyse and interpret large data sets from multiple platforms and sources
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team

    The Chief Financial Officer Group's core objective is to ensure the University has the appropriate financial and physical resources to deliver its core academic activities, achieve its strategic ambitions, and be sustainable on an intergenerational basis. ​​​​​​​

    We do this by:

  • Developing and implementing financial strategy
  • Allocating financial resources efficiently and effectively to strategic and operational goals
  • Monitoring, analysing, and assessing financial and business performance and position
  • Highlighting risks and opportunities and recommending or implementing actions
  • Ensuring value for money in commercial dealings
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant financial legislation and obligations​​​​​​​.
  • Procurement Services is an integral part of the Chief Financial Officer Group and provides strategic advice for construction projects and facility management, manages and supports the procuring of goods and services on behalf of the University, and delivers operational oversight for third-party expenditure and suppliers.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ethan Khamly via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

    Position Description:0062563 Insights Analyst 2024 UOM 6.pdf and 0062563 Insights Analyst 2024 UOM 7.pdf

    Advertised: 14 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 21 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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