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Supplier and Category Analyst
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time

Supplier and Category Analyst


Corporate services, infrastructure and facilities, Management and Business Support, Outsourcing / Offshoring, Process, project and program management

Group Functions

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Full Time

Your role

Are you a multitasker? Are you strong with numbers? Are you solid as a rock when juggling many tasks at once and can quickly shift from one situation or task to another? We're looking for someone like this to be our Category Analyst supporting Category Management to manage and drive the overall category strategy for the Outsourcing category (ITO/BPO), by proactively influencing areas such as value, performance, risk, compliance and cost. You will be responsible for:

• Supporting developing in depth knowledge of BPO 3rd party cost category
• Collaborative work with stakeholders to support the execution of procurement initiatives
• Supporting Commercial teams in creating sourcing strategies with a flawless grasp of cost structures and savings levers to run RFI/RFP’s
• Helping in tracking savings for all deals and category initiatives
• Supporting Supplier Management team in ad-hoc projects related to category and supplier management
• Supporting contract portfolio risk review in line with Third Party Risk Framework
• Ensuring on time accurate category analytics and reporting of category spend and financials, headcount and contracts
• Developing insights with respect to category to determine market trends, e.g. vendors, new technology, capability, etc

Your team

You will be working in the Category & Supplier Management – Outsourcing team, part of the Supply Chain organization within Group Corporate Services, created to support UBS with its third party vendor sourcing strategies as well as to manage the services provided by our external suppliers. The Supply Chain function is responsible for the following areas: Category & Supplier Management, Regional Procurement support, Market Data Services Governance, Commercial Support & Transformation (CST), and Risk & Controls.

Your expertise

You have:
• 5 years of experience working in financial services, including a minimum of 3 years relevant experience as supplier and category analyst (Outsourcing category preferred), or similar procurement role
• Ability to understand, interpret, visualize, draw conclusions and display complex data sets in an easy to understand way - advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) is essential
• Understanding of contractual structures and commercial aspects of outsourcing
• Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by building relationships to deliver tangible results in complex environments, comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels
• Experience in running projects / initiatives from inception to completion (project management experience is an advantage)
• Strong team player with outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, effectively prioritizing workload and able to work without close supervision
• Experience in developing business cases, contract negotiation, or preparing and evaluating rfps is a strong plus
• A bachelor’s degree or higher education is desired
• Experience with Logistics Platform (or similar) tool – would be an asset

You are:
• A great communicator, you know how to engage with stakeholders and build networks
• Strong team player with outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, effectively prioritizing workload and able to work without close supervision
• Fluent in written and spoken English

About us

UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

How we hire

This role requires an assessment on application. Learn more about how we hire:

Join us

At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Please submit your application in English

You are kindly requested to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych zawartych w ofercie pracy dla potrzeb procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 27.08.1997r. Dz. U. z 2002 r., Nr 101, poz. 923 ze zm."

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Recruitment process for this position has ended.


  • iconAnalytics & Reporting, Project Management, Banking, BPO/SSC
  • iconEnglish
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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