Schneider Electric Energy Procurement Analyst in Melbourne, Australia
At Schneider Electric we can offer you the career you are working towards. As the global specialists in energy management, we have developed a unique worldwide capability for providing solutions, have a sustainable outlook, and are committed to our people and customers. With 185,000 employees located across more than 100 countries, this is a fantastic opportunity to become a valued member of the Schneider Electric Team.
Schneider Electric is the world leader in energy procurement & compliance services with over 35 years' experience of helping clients reduce their energy spend & improving energy efficiency. Our Melbourne CBD-based Energy and Sustainability Services division is seeking a Sourcing Analyst to work on the Sourcing team that serves Australia and New Zealand sites to manage the many facets of the procurement process in order to meet client goals.
Key responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to;
Engage with Client Managers and other internal teams to deliver an exceptional level of service to our clients.
Engage with clients to discuss tender results and recommendations
Identify and communicate opportunities to reduce clients’ energy spend through tendering, tariff analyses, meter amalgamation, etc.
Manage pre-tender activities through collecting interval data, invoices, and contracts.
Manage the tendering, analysis and subsequent contract award and placement processes relating to complex energy supply contracts.
Negotiate and utilise quantitative and qualitative techniques to deliver optimal contract energy supply terms and prices for our clients through regular interaction with energy retailers.
Analyse network tariffs and recommend changes to reduce clients’ network costs.
Own and develop business processes to the highest standards of efficiency, control and accuracy.
Develop & deliver accurate & timely reports, responding to client queries as required; proactively communicate with internal and external clients.
Review work outputs from the team to ensure accuracy.
Utilise and contribute to development of internal Schneider Electric procurement platforms, ensuring development suits local needs and establishing/implementing procedures which utilise the proprietary systems.
Ensure Australia procurement systems, processes, and deliverables are harmonised to global systems, processes, and deliverables.
Short listing for these opportunities will require the following skills, attribute and qualifications;
Applicants with tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance, Economics or Mathematics are preferred.
Procurement experience within the energy industry either at a supplier or energy consultancy will be highly regarded.
Advanced MS-Excel skills are essential with the ability to identify, analyse, and comprehend information from numerous sources, and communicate pertinent information to the appropriate parties.
Demonstrable analytical ability with a sharp eye for numerical detail is essential, as is the ability to understand and discuss potential financial outcomes.
Proven ability to remain focused in a complex and fluid environment whilst delivering tasks accurately and on time.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, customer-focused and good stakeholder management skills.
Adaptable, resilient and focused, capable of taking ownership and delivering desirable outcomes within a complex and changing environment whilst remaining an integral part of a close-knit and friendly team.
Knowledge of Schneider Electric ESS Sourcing Platforms is advantageous
At Schneider Electric we foster a culture that drives innovation through collaboration, individual contribution and passion. Our people are the energy behind the success of our business and make a difference at to our business every day.
If you want to work in an innovative and challenging environment where your ideas are valued and your career goals are supported what are you waiting for?
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Primary Location: Australia-Victoria-Melbourne
Unposting Date: Jun 25, 2017, 9:59:00 PM
Req ID: 003IU6