Senior Analyst, Procurement Analytics

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.comDescription

The Analytics Senior Analyst has three functional purposes with the organization: 1) Functional Analytics 2), Spend Management, and 3) Sourcing Analytics. He/she will be responsible for using analytical tools and approaches that increase the organization's understanding of the costs and benefits of a specific initiative to maximize the end value achieved. He/she also needs to understand the systems and procedures in the procurement organization that ensure adequate tracking and compliance to goals, while establishing a solid foundation for the team to generate new opportunities to deliver value.

Enterprise Core Competencies

  • Functional Analytics
  • Performance Management i.e. periodic reports/ dashboards, e.g., spend coverage, sourcing velocity, category yields, compliance, investments, period costs, continuous improvement, business satisfaction
  • Pipeline and Project Management: i.e. pipeline development/management and spend analytics, project status tracking, benefits forecasting, and benefits validation and sign-off
  • Benefit Tracking i.e. real-time reports/dashboards, e.g., performance against target and plan, spend addressed vs. total, savings by phase
  • Spend Management
  • Category and Supplier Spend Visibility i.e. real time baseline tracking, ad-hoc spend reports by supplier and category, fact base and analyses to support business intelligence and category planning/strategies
  • Sourcing Analytics
  • Category Strategy i.e. benchmarking, linear pricing performance-(Cost Regression Analysis), should cost modeling, index pricing, price variance, teardowns, total cost of ownership, industry cost curves, and dynamic decision modeling
  • Sourcing/Negotiation i.e. scenario analysis, supplier evaluation, outlier analysis, designed to cost, collaborative optimization, coverage analysis, 2x2 analysis, savings model design, designed to value, and best bid price analysis
  • Demand Management i.e. predictive analytics, spec optimization, complexity management, and requirements gathering
  • Market Intelligence i.e. industry and supply market assessments, supplier identification and evaluation

Qualifications

Minimum Required

  • Relevant experience analyzing data or creating analytical solutions to business problems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership in managing projects and spearheading new initiatives
  • Able to see the bigger picture and not get lost in the data
  • Knowledge of analytical tools such as MS Office, SQL, statistical programs
  • Experience in a multi-level organization in a cross-functional capacity
  • 3-5 years equivalent work experience in relevant procurement and/or analytics role

Desired Analytical Skills

  • Data Management: SQL Server, Oracle, Hadoop, Spark, HANA, Greenplum, Teradata (or similar)
  • Decision Science: SPSS, SAS, R, Python, Alteryx, JMP, AIMMS, RapidMiner (or similar)
  • Visualization: Tableau, Spotfire, PowerBI, PowerView, Birst, Qlik (or similar)
  • Procurement Specific Tools: Ariba, SAP, Trade Extensions, Coupa (or similar)

Essential Functions

  • Extract, cleanse and transform data to conduct analyses
  • Translate analytics into actionable content for stakeholders to enable decision-making
  • Develop & maintain reporting for various stakeholders
  • Work closely with category managers to understand business requirements
  • Identify and use relevant analytical tools in the marketplace
  • Develop in-house analytical tools customized to meet specific organizational needs

Education

Minimum Required

  • Bachelors Degree in quantitative discipline

License or Certification

CPSM® ISM Certification or similar procurement certification

At least 18 years of age. Legally authorized to work in the United States. High School Diploma or GED. Pre-employment background screen.We Take Equal Opportunity Seriously - By Choice T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.


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