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Business Analyst II - Purchasing

Reference ID: PLA03249-17

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Management and Executive

Ready to deliver superior process support?

Position Overview:

This position is required to support day to day analytics and associated follow up for the purchasing & inventory management team including but not limited to purchase order compliance to corporate procurement policies and vendor performance management. As a Business Analyst reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be required to:
    •Interface with various internal and external parties regarding our network infrastructure build; external parties include material and labor suppliers
    •Analyze and communicate material availability
    •Expedite materials to support build schedule
    •Track and report supplier delivery performance
    •Support the program leadership through weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting at various levels and provide performance analysis and insight

What YOU Will Do:
    •Compliance reporting and follow-up (SOX, corporate procurement policy)
    •Provide timely reports for management (SLA, KPIs, etc.)
    •Work with the stakeholders across the program organization to help define operational performance best practices
    •Stay current on internal business processes and systems necessary to support the planning, management and delivery of our program and operations
    •Participate in related system implementations and upgrades (may lead UAT activities on behalf of the program)
    •Interact with all levels of the program and organization to establish, renew, optimize and retire work processes
    •Perform data mining from new and existing data sources
    •Respond to Ad-hoc requests in a timely manner


What YOU Bring:
    •Procurement and supply operations systems/processes for both material and services
    •Leadership and negotiations skills
    •Familiar with project/network work flow and project systems
    •Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement activity with minimal direct supervision and with high attention to details
    •Excellent written and oral communication skills
    •Must be able to demonstrate excellent time management skills with attention to detail
    •Must be a self-starter and show initiative
    •Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment

Required Skills & Abilities:
    •Advanced knowledge of database concepts and design
    •Ability to analyze, manipulate, troubleshoot, and data mine information from within and across various data systems
    •Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel & PowerPoint
    •Excellent database and system performance tuning skills
    •Fluency in SAP 4.7/R3/Material Management module an Asset

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
    •University Degree
    •APICS certification (preferred)
    •PMAC designation (asset)
    •Project Management certification (asset)
    •LSS Lean Six Sigma (asset)

Required Experience:
    •Minimum two (2) years in a similar or related position
    •3+ years' experience in data mining and analysis
    •3+ years Supply Chain experience


Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: January 14, 2018
Closes:January 21, 2018