Working at ARCADIS means being part of the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm. We offer working on challenging and fascinating projects that make a difference to society.
We are a leading, successful and global company with plenty of room for creativity and entrepreneurship. ARCADIS is proud to employ 28,000 talented and passionate people.
We have a global comprehensive Health & Safety program to help prevent incidents and protect staff from injuries, illness and accidents.
We offer (global) environmental, infrastructure, water and built assets consultancy and architectural design job opportunities that will empower your career and expose you to new cultures.
We welcome everyone, from those just embarking on their careers to seasoned professionals, to apply.
Working Relationships & Contacts
Operational Teams - collecting information and coordinating activities required to achieve compliance with processes and policy enforcement.
Enabling Functions - engaging to collect information and provide reports and analysis to support financial and operational objective
Job Purpose :
Data extraction and analysis
Provide analysis support to the Procurement team analyzing and evaluating surveys and bid responses
Report writing on findings in support of the wider team
Ensure appropriate governance and work processes are followed
A thorough understanding of specialist policies and procedures and are responsible for delivering elements of key functional activities and providing professional advice and support to stakeholders within the business
Maintain effective two-way communication with the business and the Arcadis procurement and Oracle EBS community
Promote the use of Total Quality,LEAN principles and creative problem solving techniques to resolve problems and drive continuous improvement and promotion of procurement best practice
Key Accountabilities :
Access various systems to process and analyze data with the view of preparing detailed reports to facilitate decision making
Contribute to a range of internal projects and work with senior specialists
Carry out tasks, such as the preparation of documentation, to support the implementation of projects to time and quality standards
Preparation of monthly spend and Oracle EBS reports
Identify and comply with the main principles relevant to Arcadis policies and procedures that govern standard work practices
Provide feedback and recommendations of processes and systems for continuous improvement for more efficient processes
Respond to and resolve all types of enquiries and problems, to provide supportive information
Resolve operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-
quality service is extended to all internal clients
Dimensions of the job :
Accountable for delivery of timely and accurate data collection, analysis and reports
Responsible for interpreting and communicating procurement support policies, processes and systems
Responsible for communicating and highlighting policy and process compliance issues to line manager
Acting as ambassadors and promoting procurement best practice in daily activities
Carrying out due diligence checks on receipt of procurement related documentation and raising any matters of concern to UK team
Knowledge & Experience :
Knowledge of Oracle EBS with past experience desirable
Knowledge of other ERP / Procurement Systems desirable
Awareness of Request for Information / Quotation / Proposal process with suppliers desirableExcellent numeracy and financial skills
Advanced proficiency in PC literacy, especially MS Office
Qualifications, skills & experience
College degree in a relevant discipline, or a full relevant vocational qualification
Relevant business experience, or equivalent experience
Hold or be working towards a relevant vocational qualification or local purchasing / procurement community membership
Key competencies / values
Integrity - We believe in being honest and responsible, working to the highest professional standards.
Client Focus - We are entrepreneurial and agile, passionate about creating value for our clients and achieving high performance.
Collaboration - We believe in diversity, the power of global teamwork and that by working as one we can deliver exceptional outcomes.
Sustainability - We own the responsibility to sustain our world and society in a balanced way with health, safety and wellbeing of our people central to all we do.