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Data & Business Analyst, Supplier Management & Procurement
Luton, United Kingdom
The objective of the Supplier Management & Procurement (SM&P) department is to deliver best value and cost savings in all aviation contracts. Data & As Business Intelligence Analyst you manage and develop all operational business and procurement data and activities within SM&P, to allow for data-driven procurement & supplier management. You challenge suppliers, as well as the business with innovative improvements, and develop and leverage an excellent network, cooperate with internal and external stakeholders. You will stay current on business developments.
How You Will Make An Impact
There are many ways for you to get involved:
- As a Business Intelligence Analyst, you will develop and manage a reliable, structured, effective and knowledgeable competence centre within SM&P for all related operational business and procurement data and activities/analysis. You will act as SM&P business partner towards SM&P colleagues and business functions to ensure proper follow-up of long-term supplier performance. By working with IT in a Business Intelligence (BI) environment, you will support the automation and digitalization of data collection. This will support the setup of BI systems and define interfaces/visualisations and identify and describe SM&P data requirements and set targets for operational data to support procurement projects and strategy, supplier KPI’s and to monitor long-term supplier performance and the relevant KPI’s that are in line with SM&P’s and the company’s strategic vision. You will evaluate data quality and test correctness of data, monitor results; make recommendations to the team and perform pro-active and predictive analysis and forecasts.
- By working with SM&P colleagues, you will support a procurement project by providing requested data, or setup a project to obtain requested data, if it is not yet centrally available. Joining procurement specialists or managers on selected visits/meetings with suppliers or stakeholders to discuss specific performance KPI’s and provide guidance on definition; how KPI’s will/can be tracked, etc.
- You will manage compliance and accuracy in terms of (supplier) operational business data input by confirming with business owners and stakeholders the definition and source of information; determine how KPI’s will be tracked and be familiar with the tools used. As part of the supplier management programme, you will also work closely with suppliers to obtain KPI data.
- You will take ownership of supplier operational business data databases, reporting and presentations through the validation and coordination of supplier performance reports across the different categories. You will ensure consistency in reporting across different areas of responsibility and determine, together with business owners and SM&P colleagues, the root cause of potential performance issues and investigate an appropriate remedy.
- You will develop and leverage an excellent network and cooperation with internal (SM&P colleagues, operational functions, Aviation IT, etc.) and external (suppliers, etc.) stakeholders, so as to ensure the best input and output within your scope. Ensure that SM&P maintains industry best practice as well as knowledge of business/supplier developments through relevant reading, networking, meetings or attending conferences/workshops. Ensure you are acting according to TUI values and relevant finance/procurement policies, and overlook the function/department for such overall compliance as well.
What You Will Bring
There is more than one way to the perfect fit – here are some of the ideal things:
- Have at least a bachelor degree, preferably master’s degree in business management, economics, statistics, aviation or computer and information science;
- Be business/commercially oriented and have a business/IT hybrid profile;
- Have a good knowledge of English, knowledge of other languages is desired but not essential;
- Have strong numeric, analytical and problem solving skills with eye for detail, at same time maintaining an overview;
- Have good PC skills with an advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, knowledge of Oracle and SQL is desired but not essential;
- Able to work, always innovating, in a rapidly change environment, prioritising accordingly;
- Be self-motivated to get things done, take initiative;
- Have good communication and reporting skills;
- Have good project management skills and experience;
- Able to easily develop a strong network of contacts throughout the business and industry, gaining the support and commitment of key players to key projects;
- Able to challenge assumptions and to think out of the box;
- Experience with at least one of the aviation operational categories (Engineering & Maintenance, Airline Operations, Customer Operations, etc.) is desired but not essential;
- Experience as business intelligence analyst is desired but not essential;
- Able to travel regularly to meet with suppliers and internal stakeholders, for example;
- Able to work according TUI values and procurement policies.
TUI and You
Working at TUI has many advantages – here are some of the highlights:
- Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts
- Online wellbeing and learning support
- Fun and dynamic work culture
TUI Aviation is an organisation setup within TUI to cover all Aviation activities. We interlink local airline and group aviation functions to share expertise, collaborate effectively, drive continuous improvement and create economies of scale. With five airlines based in the UK, Sweden, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany each serving their own markets, we work together to build a better, stronger and more efficient TUI Aviation for the future.
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