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Purchasing Analyst 1 Monday to Friday from 14:00 to 22:00

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Primary Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Full time R1316073

Job description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  

Main Responsibilities
As a Purchasing Analyst within the Procurement Team, you will be responsible for most of the transactional procurement work for one or more of our Business Units, ensuring requisitions & purchase orders are executed on-time, suppliers deliver goods & services as required, and supplier invoice payments and timeous.
•    Guide internal stakeholders on policy and practices for using procurement systems; raising requisitions; committing Purchase Orders to suppliers; and paying supplier invoices.
•    Review requisitions for external vendor spend, check for accuracy and process as appropriate
•    Ensure all Purchase Orders are dispatched to suppliers on a timely basis and follow-up as required to ensure they have been received, processed and have a delivery date
•    Work with suppliers to amend delivery dates on goods and services as deemed necessary by the business.
•    Ensure purchase orders comply with contract terms and work to improve the efficiency of the purchase to pay process.
•    Ensure Purchase orders pricing is accurate, and take steps internally and with suppliers to correct price deviations in advance of invoice holds
•    Proactively manage supplier performance on PO commitments, delivery and Invoice accuracy
•    Ensure suppliers follow the correct procedures for submitting invoices for payment
•    Supplier pricing negotiation
•    Supporting supplier performance & relationship management
•    Work with Accounts Payable organisations to clear any invoices on-hold (matching exceptions) to ensure on-time supplier payments
•    Be the Subject Matter Expert for our Procurement Systems (Peoplesoft, Oracle, Coupa). Troubleshoot issues to resolution.
•    Use system reporting and your own bespoke analysis in Excel and/or Power BI to drive decision making and prioritisation. 
•    Extract spend data from accounts payable or other databases and create spend reports.
•    Undertake RFP/RFQ work for competitively tendered business opportunities
•    Perform competitive analysis on supplier bids
•    Prepare and present regular and ad-hoc purchasing recommendations to purchasing management.
•    Undertake Purchasing system UAT support activities as assigned
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Required knowledge, skills and abilities
•    Knowledge of purchasing methodologies, principles, theories, processes and practices.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Advanced MS Excel skills preferred
•    Technical accounting skills.
•    Good analytical and numeracy skills.
•    Organized with attention to detail
•    Proactive, adaptable & flexible approach
•    Ability to identify financial issues and execute mitigating actions.
•    Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
•    English Language is required (min B2 level, prefer C1/C2)

Typically requires min 2 - 3 years of prior relevant experience in Procurement, Purchasing and/or Accounts Payable.
Candidates with education suit this position
•    University education (Bachelor´s degree)
•    University education (Master´s degree)

Q² Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions.

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