Before you apply to a job, select your language preference from the options available at the top right of this page. Explore your next opportunity at a Fortune Global 500 organization. Envision innovative possibilities, experience our rewarding culture, and work with talented teams that help you become better every day. We know what it takes to lead UPS into tomorrow—people with a unique combination of skill passion. If you have the qualities and drive to lead yourself or teams, there are roles ready to cultivate your skills and take you to the next level. Job Description: Position Summary The Procurement Analyst supports sourcing teams and is responsible for providing analytical support for process improvement of commodity-related initiatives. The analyst conducts data collection, analysis/ reporting, vendor/supplier qualification, forecasts, and measurement efforts for a specific commodities, as requested by management. The analyst will develop and maintain relationships with UPS users and vendors. This position assists in the writing and distribution of Requests for Proposals and Requests for Information. The Procurement Analyst will report directly to the Procurement Supervisor. Major Responsibilities Maintains and develops relationships with UPS internal users Provides user support (internal / external) and maintenance via numerous internal systems and processes within Procurement Oversees the Procurement department mailbox Day to day requests from internal users regarding any/all procurement related inquiries and training Including Oracle usage, invoice submission and payment, tracking & status of orders, returns processing, Supply Line support Vendors request/inquiries regarding payments, returns processing, invoicing and payment Oracle Maintenance and Catalogue updating, including “New” vendor adds. Improving user experience in Oracle and search functionality. Maintain Customer/Centre supply inventory and forecasting Communicates with departments within UPS, to inform of changes in standards, best practices, new products, processes, etc. Conducts Research and Analysis: Acts as primary contact for outside Procurement research Conducts data collection and analysis, supplier qualification and measurement efforts to control costs Reports and analysis of spend and vendors, trends in marketplace, research for RFPs. Coordinates new projects to provide impact analysis and report/present impact of project Supports Contracts: Performs vendor research and prepares analyses Assists in writing and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI), and Contract outlines Assists with Negotiations to ensure final agreement is reached and recommend contract execution. Conducts post implementation analysis to identify problems Generate Reports and Impact Analysis: Develops complex spreadsheets, documents, reports, and presentations utilizing ORACLE database, MS Office suite, spreadsheets, and e-procurement tools Analyzes data to make recommendations for process improvements within the department Vendor Management: Direct contact with vendors on a daily basis, managing catalogues, negotiating better pricing Coordinates supplier reviews to maintain business relationships with strategic global/national suppliers Actively monitors and benchmarks the marketplace to ensure that suppliers are providing world class services and remain price competitive Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Intermediate knowledge of: Excel Oracle P590 and P035 PowerPoint Microsoft Word MS Outlook Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong negotiation skills Strategic sourcing skills Strong analytical skills, problem solving, detail oriented, logical minded, process improvement oriented Ability to work under minimal supervision and within a team environment Takes initiative Time management and prioritization; ability to react quickly to changing conditions Good organizational skills; attention to detail Good networking skills Ability to build strategic relationships and partnerships Ability to accept direction from multiple levels of management Ability to handle situations with tact and diplomacy Customer focused Committed to personal growth and self-improvement EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Post-secondary degree within Finance / Accounting / Business Admin / Economics (preferred) University Degree (preferred) Enrollment in a Procurement related program (preferred) EXPERIENCE 1-2 years as a Specialist/Analyst (preferred) Travel Some travel may be required between UPS locations Hours 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday- Friday (generally) Flexibility required UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.