Procurement Data Analyst

Competitive Salary + Benefits
Fixed term basis – 3 months

Newbury Racecourse is an award winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions. In 2019 we will deliver over 200 event days, this includes a raceday concert from Madness, Dubai Duty Free International and Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.

We now seek an appropriately experienced individual to take up the role of Procurement Data Analyst on a 3-month fixed term basis. Supporting the Head of Catering in reviewing the current food and beverage procurement and supply chain to ensure Newbury Racecourse receives a quality supply service that delivers best price, thus maximising profitability to the Catering business.

The successful candidate in this role will;

  • Review current F&B suppliers inter unit prices and contractual arrangements.
  • Analyse current suppliers by segment to benchmark pricing of product.
  • Analyse current value of spend in year of all F&B suppliers.
  • Identify and research potential new suppliers.
  • Benchmark all products in segment v new supplier with variance report produced.
  • Introduce new supply chain where required to drive cost savings across range of products.
  • Produce average monthly spend by product v new supplier to identify cost savings achievable in the year.
  • When required, attend meetings with both existing and new suppliers with the Head of Catering.
  • Work with the Finance Team to review and capture all data from category invoices for designated months.
  • Liaise with key company stakeholders to determine their product and service needs, which vary in scale and expenditure.
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to ensure the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times.
  • Support Head of Catering with negotiations on new supplier arrangements.


You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent IT skills, with a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Significant depth of experience and demonstrable success in data collection, processing and analysis.
  • Previous experience in a commercial environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with great time management and organisational skills.
  • Previous procurement experience is desirable, but not essential .

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to our retained HR consultant Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Limited quoting reference JID1082
Strictly no agencies please, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum.