Job Description

Strategic Sourcing Analyst






About the role

As a Strategic Sourcing Analyst, you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will support Global Strategic Sourcing according to the defined Strategic Sourcing process (e.g., Category Management, Reporting and Supplier Relationship Management). The Strategic Sourcing Analyst will work closely to support multiple internal business functions while facilitating and optimizing the operational procurement process. This role will also support data analysis and day-to-day sourcing activities under the category strategy.

What you will be doing:

  • Support operational efforts, including but not limited to, database development and maintenance for supplier relationship management, vendor interaction and day-to-day activities (e.g.: contract database, contract execution reminders, meeting schedules, vendor interaction and cross functional projects), associated with a specific category
  • Help develop and release RFI and RFP documents; support consolidating information for business case review (e.g., scorecard, proposal summary).
  • Provide due diligence on identifying sources of supply or new vendors (e.g.: non-disclosure agreements, vendor creation and risk assessment flagging).
  • Conduct Category Benchmarking (internal and external research) utilizing the approved tools.
  • Create/ Review/ Validate data and provide analysis on spend reports and high value opportunities.
  • Prepare and send regular reports and analysis to Category Strategic Sourcing Manager(s), to include development of presentations and dashboards.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a life sciences or business major
  • Successful 3-4+ year track record within procurement and/or supply chain management
  • Proven experience successfully collaborating with cross functional teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Excel, Power Point and Word)
  • Familiarity with SAP/Ariba system, contract repositories and spend analytics tools
  • Strong project management skills
  • A self-starter with robust people skills that include developing strong relationships, solving problems, and influencing without authority
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Relevant knowledge related to Strategic Sourcing and Category Management processes
  • Effective negotiating skills