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Job Information

The Hertz Corporation Procurement Analyst in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

General Responsibilities

Procurement Analyst reporting to the Director Procurement

Job purpose

Plan, coordinate, monitor and report projects / tasks to support procurement initiatives. Information gathering and co-ordination across European businesses. Control and compliance management for Savings, Contracts, POs, vendor management, payment terms. Works directly with Procurement Leadership to lead and project manage initiatives that deliver continuous cost, performance and process improvement for Hertz.

Major Accountabilities

  • Manage collection of spend related data from European business units and analyse in category/commodity groups.

  • Provide analytical support for sourcing projects, including data collection, data analysis, score carding, RFP analysis, and supplier market research.

  • Interface with finance team to extract data from Oracle and other databases as necessary.

  • Lead weekly project status review meetings with team. Maintain database of projects, including financial outlook and critical action status.

  • Provide support to Procurement Leadership across a variety of projects and strategic initiatives including data analysis, creation of presentations, creation of executive monthly reports

  • Produce cost reduction opportunity analysis reports and project appraisals and cost benefit / risk analyses.

  • Manage and review implementation of relevant Hertz Worldwide/European procedures across the business. Lobby for change and improvement with controlling bodies as appropriate.

  • Develop key indicators that enable procurement performance to be monitored across the division

  • Create, manage & report on a contracts database.

  • Leads policy and process improvement initiatives including development of new documentation.

Job Contacts


  • Procurement

  • Business stakeholders


  • None

Internal Key Contacts;

  • Sales

  • General Managers in country

  • Marketing

  • Operations

  • Revenue Management

  • Legal

  • Finance

  • Customer care

  • IT

Knowledge, skills and experience required

  • Degree level education preferable.

  • MCIPS or part qualified.

  • Previous experience in a multi-national strategic sourcing programme.

  • Advanced Excel, Advanced Access, SQL and VBA programming knowledge.

  • Knowledge of sourcing or category management processes is a plus.

  • Knowledge of procurement operations preferred.

  • Knowledge of purchase contract language preferred.

  • Knowledge of market research methodologies is a plus.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access, SQL, and VBA Macros required.

  • Basic Lean/Six Sigma training is a plus.

  • Business Intelligence (BI) reporting and Tableau experience is a plus

Soft Skills

  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude.

  • Excellent organization/time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent multi-phase project management skills.

  • Able to use initiative.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills both written and verbal

Location GB-Uxbridge

Job ID 186857

# Positions 1

Category Purchasing

Division HEL

Position Type Permanent Full-time