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Procurement Data Analyst

Job Introduction

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Data Analyst will support the procurement and supply chain management function with data analysis, data visualization, reporting and the resulting informed decision making.

Using analytical, mathematical, logical, and interpersonal skills, to collect data from various internal and external sources. Manage and analyse the information, then use various digital tools for reporting, and help the teams make better informed decisions.

Four main areas of responsibility:

  • Reporting – Monthly and quarterly reporting collation, F&R, PMU, IB, PES, TES, CLR – procurement and supply chain data reporting – Internally, supply chain and into client
  • Procurement tracking – Procurement schedule, hold points, spend and activity tracking, data management and reporting
  • Supply chain data – Social value, performance, credit, EDI, SME’s, GIS, supply chain mapping
  • Adding value – Data visualisation and interaction, such as PowerBi, analytics forums, stakeholder, and customer engagement, adding value through data – Demonstrating value creation with the supply chain

Role Responsibility

  • Improvement opportunity identification with supply chain data
  • Producing regular reports that provide insight to assurance, performance, and procurement data
  • Working collaboratively with supply chain management and procurement to add value from data-driven decisions
  • Leading development of the reporting process and data integration systems
  • Liaising with the wider project team, understanding data requirements across the whole supply chain
  • Relationship management and communication with supply chain partners on data subjects
  • Paying close attention to detail to ensure the accuracy and reliability of reports and data
  • Senior stakeholder management and client interaction on supply chain reports for performance, assurance, social and environmental sustainability
  • Development of data led supplier case studies

The Ideal Candidate

  • A reasonable understanding of data, sources, and collation
  • Demonstrable experience of using supply chain data for the benefit of a project
  • A level of education which demonstrates the ability to learn and develop
  • Strong communication and a passion to engage stakeholders
  • Experience with PowerBI, SharePoint, Microsoft Tools, with strong excel skillset
  • A curious analytical mindset – keen to create and improve the way we work
  • A real keen interest in supply chain management improvement through data
  • CIPS would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Previous construction sector helpful, but not essential


  • No surprises – To ensure transparency and honesty we do not try to hide our mistakes or withhold information or opinions.  Voice concerns at the earliest opportunity. Ask the questions in our mind, even the stupid ones these maybe the most valuable.
  • Forgive fast – We all make mistakes, and something always goes wrong.  Do not stay with the anger and frustration but let it go and commit to working on the solution. Criticise the issue not the person, personal criticism or unkindness can do lasting damage.
  • Be your word – Do what you say you will do when you say you will do it.  If you are unable to guarantee a request, then say so and make a counter offer you can deliver on.  If during delivery you realise circumstances are going to impede on your ability to meet your commitment, say so immediately (see behavior No. 1)

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable, and frequent high-speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025.  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways


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