Graduate Assistant Buyer 2022
At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care. We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility.
We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right. We are a global Group, with over 9,900 employees and in 2020, our Group generated revenues of over $1.894 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit www.convatecgroup.com.
About the role
This is a newly created role to start your career working within the Global Strategic Procurement team as a Graduate Assistant Buyer. With specific focus around the development of our data analytics capabilities and execution of our strategic Procurement roadmap.
This role will involve the use of data analytics to support Global Category Managers identify trends and opportunity through the use of Procurement Data Analytics using, PowerBI.
The role will include supporting the Global Procurement team with the Sourcing and Tendering process including, running smaller global tenders and other associated Procurement activity. You will also be responsible for creating a global Procurement pipeline working in conjunction with our e-sourcing provider and creating the relevant KPIs and reports.
You will report into the Associate Director, Indirect procurement, who will support and guide your career and skills development program.
This will give you the opportunity to develop and hone your skills in Procurement and Analysis, working within a global function.
In addition, you will be encouraged to work towards our international professional qualification Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Level 3, as part of your professional development
- An analytical mindset to solving problems using multiple data inputs
- Understanding or worked with analytical software, such as PowerBI
- High Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- An individual that is comfortable working both in teams and autonomously
- Degree qualification 2:1 or above
- Interested in data analytics but wishing to develop a career in Procurement
- Ability with support to effectively communicate to a diverse audience, at multiple levels within the company using a variety of formats, presentations, emails, leading meetings, face to face meetings etc
ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.