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Applications Analyst (Contracts and Purchasing) Remote

The Planet Group



£400 - £500/day Outside IR35 - Competitive Rates


Posted: 21/01/2023

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Contract Application Analyst (Contracts and Purchasing) - Remote
The Planet Group have recently been engaged by a Global Pharmaceutical company to support their recruitment for a Contract Senior IT Applications Analyst to join them remotely on a 6 month contract (10% Travel). – Outside IR35.
The Applications Analyst will support the design, build and run phases for key business applications including Contract Management, Travel & Expense and Purchasing.
The role holder will oversee the day-to-day service delivery (including incident management) of the above systems and support the performance of the offshore team, ensuring critical issues are escalated appropriately and operations are in line with business SOP’s and policies. The Senior Application Support Analyst will also work closely with the Business and within IT to assess, prioritize and support continuous improvement initiatives.
The successful candidate will have experience of IT change with experience with contract management and 3rd party vendor management. We would love to hear from candidate with Ariba, Icertis or Coupa contract module experience.
The responsibilities of this job include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Contribute to IT and Business Applications roadmap.
* Participate as key resource in system enhancements and projects
* Deliver effective business support and facilitate with vendors for issues and enhancements.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to manage expectations on performance, requirements, and delivery.
* Coordinate and support IT contracts and purchasing
* Oversight of the team managing the incidents and requests for Business Systems, primarily Icertis, and T&E/Invoicing.
* Support the system operation as required by the business and in line with company Policies and SOP’s.
* Complete regular IT administration activities
* Provide Subject Matter IT application knowledge for design, build and run in the contract management space (Icertis), and Travel & Expense Management and Invoicing (SAP Concur)
* Work with business and IT teams to enable effective delivery of initiatives
* Meet regularly with super users, and business functions to take feedback and use this information to input into improvement opportunities for systems and processes.
* Lead and support changes and enhancements throughout the design/build (system and process documentation) and testing phases (scripts, testing, change documentation).
* Build strong collaborative relationships with key business partners and IT colleagues that enables effective support and solution implementation.
* Significant application management across business processes and/or IT, preferred experience of Procurement and/or Contract Management systems/processes.
* Experience of SAP Ariba, Icertis or Coupa contract module experience.
* Experience of coordinating offshore application support providers.
* Demonstrated experience in governance, business process improvement, system design, documentation and testing in a regulated continuous improvement environment.
Travel: Position may require international travel (up to 10%).
If you would like to find out more, please get in touch for a confidential conversation on (phone number removed)
We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Each company within the Planet Equity Group is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you in line with GDPR guidelines. Full details regarding how we hold your data is available within our Privacy Notice accessible at the Planet Forward website

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