Sourcing Analyst

Sourcing Analyst
Company:

Multichoice Group


Place:

Gauteng


Area:

Television

Sourcing Analyst

Details of the offer

Sourcing Analyst The OrganisationThe MultiChoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13.5 million households. Eminent brands within the group include DSTV, GOTv, SuperSport, M-net, DSTVnow, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto. Key areas of operations are:
Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;
SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.
The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. MultiChoice Group (MCG) has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:
Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales
Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employeesPosition NameSourcing AnalystPosition IDReports toSenior Manager: Sourcing & Category ManagementDirect Reports0DivisionFinance Shared ServicesDepartmentS&CMKey CustomersSM: S&CM; Category Managers; Sourcing Specialists, Contracts Manager; BuyersLocationBased in South Africa, Johannesburg, RandburgPurpose of the Position: Assist team in category management and strategic sourcing initiatives. Provide an understanding of the supply base and category market, through systematic analysis.Key Performance ObjectivesTasksProvide Business Analyst support across all spend categoriesIdentify the right sources of information (market reports, internet sources) and set up the channels to get the right information to the right person
Collect data on internal factors such as spend and customer requirement analysis
Collect data on external factors such as industry and market dynamics, and products/services trends
Conduct analysis on internal and external data
Perform calculations on industry & supplier cost models and TCO models
Perform supplier analysis including supplier financials and capabilities (products / services, quality levels) using available and defined sources of information
Assist in the development of Request for information (RFI) or Supplier One-on-One Questionnaires to collect supplier information
Analyse related responses and provide input for the supplier screening
Assist in the development of Request for proposal (RFP) and develop consolidated overview of all supplier’s proposals, score supplier responses
Prepare fact based negotiation packages which support Category managers and the category team in the negotiation process
Support in defining supplier relationship management and performance management approach for categories
Support in identifying opportunities and actions for continuous improvement by means of analyzing supplier performance and internal KPI data
Collect data on supplier performance across categories
Collect and consolidate data on contract compliance and assist category managers in introducing appropriate measures to increase compliance.
Provide eSourcing support across categories
Drive standardised processes and templates across the category management teams.Qualifications
Ideally advanced university qualifications, preferably in business administration, commerce, engineering or other relevant discipline.
Recognized qualification in Procurement. CIPs qualifications are an advantageExperience / Skills
Required
Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar role
SAP/ERP system experience
Proven analytical skill and ability is essential. Strong competencies in data cleaning, sorting, visualisation, analysis and modelling is required.
Advanced Excel skills is a necessity. Experience in other advanced analytical tools/data science is an advantage Experience within procurement or intelligence, and/or a general understanding of the purchasing area is considered an asset, but is not a requirement.
Experience with managing Preferential Procurement and Enterprise and Supplier Development.Behavioural CompetenciesStrong analytical skills
Understanding of Sourcing & Procurement and of Contracts management.
Experience in a Source-to-Pay environment.
Strong Stakeholder Management abilities and can be seen as being objective and rational,
Experienced in managing relationship at different level with internal stakeholders.
Ambitious and drive for excellence
Fluent in English.Technical CompetenciesSpeed and accuracy with figures
Ability to manage numerous initiatives simultaneously
Customer orientated focus
Systematic and analytical
Ability to prioritise in order to meet multiple deadlines
Job: Functional

Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg

Organization: Shared Services

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 10-09-2020

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: 17-09-2020

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