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Senior Master Data & Material Procurement Analyst - VR/25039

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Status: Temporary
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/25039
Rate: PAYE contract – Expectations to be discussed

Join a major player in the UK energy industry as a Senior Master Data & Material Procurement Analyst on a contract basis.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for the delivery of Material and Vendor Master Data and associated tools, process and training that promote a compliant and efficient Material Procurement process. You’ll also recommend performance indicators for master data and material procurement process, analysing and measuring performance, while delivering continuous improvement in the process.


Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for the Vendor and Material Master creation and change requests, completing analyses to ensure integrity of information entered in SAP. Ensuring that all authorisations are completed and recorded in line with company rules.
  • Responsibility for the analysis of the Material Procurement process, reporting areas of concern or delays in the process to the relevant business area.
  • Suggesting, monitoring, and analysing all agreed Cost Performance Indicators, Key Performance Indicators, 3C savings activities for master data and material procurement. Communicating to all required stakeholders, ensuring actions are completed and performance results are understood.
  • Identifying, proposing, implementing, and following-up action plans to promote continuous improvement of the master data and material procurement processes while rectifying and complying with any company audit points.
  • Ensuring procedures in Company Management System for Master Data and Material Procurement are valid and accurate. Proposing updates when required, communicating changes to achieve a clearly understood and document process.
  • Building strong working relationship with all stakeholders to represent and control the C&P master data and procurement processes.
  • Acting as a key user for SAP master data and material procurement. Responsible for coaching end users of SAP, while reviewing and updating of all associated work instructions ensuring good understanding of SAP processes.
  • Focal point for Master Data and Material procurement process to ensure all stakeholders understand priority requirements and achieve consistency of approach.
  • Preparing allocated SOX Controls for Materials Management and Procurement process and submit for review and approval.
  • Participating in stock optimisation activities and identifying improvements to stock management processes.
  • Responsibility for the delivery of ad-hoc company projects where there is impact on the C&P process
  • Coaching and mentoring C&P Team members in master data and material procurement activities, in order to develop team members skills in these processes.


Applicants to this position should have:

  • Significant experience in a similar role, ideally within an oil industry materials environment.
  • Strong, demonstrable experience in Procurement functions and procure-to-pay (P2P) processes and tools, with particular focus on Master Data and Material Procurement.
  • Detailed knowledge of stock management principles and rules. Understanding of material specification, certification and customs regulations would be beneficial.
  • Detailed knowledge of SAP MM functionality and application in supply chain processes. Knowledge of Business Warehouse and Webi functionality would be an advantage.
  • Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point and Power BI applications.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies such as lean and demonstrate delivery of improvement initiatives. Results driven with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to challenge and negotiate constructively to influence decisions or ways of working. Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally with other departments.

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