Analyst - Category Specialization - GBS-Procurement & Finance


13 December, 2021

Job Description


  • Job Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is to perform extensive research on the supply-demand-price of the select commodities on a global basis and build forecast models based on the collected information.
  • Extraction of information/content extraction through the sources of information (through Primary and secondary research) Identification of various drivers of the commodity under research - cost/demand/price drivers.
  • Determination of the economic behaviour of the supply/demand/price of the commodity.
  • Identification of experts for the commodity and key extraction of information.
  • Competitive analysis of major suppliers of the commodity.
  • Industry analysis.
  • Use of various strategic frameworks to determine competitive positioning.
  • Forecasts - Industry trends and more.
  • Impact determination – macroeconomics/logistics/supply chain/disruptions/legislation/taxes on the supply and price of the commodity.
  • Providing inputs towards price forecasts – (quantitative information/factors to support the price forecast of the commodity
  • Job Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively operate independently and in a team environment.
  • In-depth knowledge on various strategic quadrants and the procurement analysis tools.
  • Holistic view on the overall Industry spend categories.
  • Insights on how stakeholders view the sourcing of the categories.
  • Key focus/expectations of Industry stakeholders through the market intelligence report.
  • Basic knowledge of the source to pay process and the Org structure supporting it.
  • Knowledge on the shared services /CoE team roles and responsibilities.
  • Basic understanding on the processes within the procurement department of an organisation
  • To continuously monitor the evolving trends/ opportunities for procurement teams like payment terms, payment modes, supplier innovation program etc.
  • Key end users of respective domain/Industry  and its categories and the emerging trends that marketers should be aware of Level of innovation brought in through the MI reports delivered in past.
  • Experience and Knowledge on Corporate banking areas like Commercial cards, payment processing, and Investment banking.
  • Knowledge on services used by banking industry like banking softwares related to credit recoveries, AML, Debt collection platforms etc.


  • Education, desirable qualification and educational establishment, additional education:
  • Essential  : Any MBA / PGDM with Marketing / Operations/ Supply Chain / Finance with minimum    60% from  class X onwards
  • Desirable Work Experience: Minimum 2-4 years of experience in relevant industry.
  • Technical Requirement
  • Competitive / Marketing Intelligence.
  • Industry Analysis
  • Best practice Insights
  • Supplier Profiling
  • Pricing & Cost Analysis
  • Presentation and report Generation
  • Personal Characteristics
  • Right attitude
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Achievement Oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Out of box thinking
  • Self-driven and Self Confident

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