Senior Analyst
Toronto, ON, CA
4d ago

Requisition ID : 79356

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

The Senior Analyst, Procurement Insights & Analytics provides analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision-making and strategy.

This role is a key member of the Procurement Strategy and Capabilities team, providing deep analysis and technical expertise to enable the leadership team to meet business targets and strategic objectives.


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Works with procurement and business partners to assess their business needs and contribute meaningfully to the development of procurement and category management strategies by use of data analytics.
  • Populates and maintains complex databases and applies analytical tools, techniques and systems to analyze and interpret a wide range of supplier and organizational information and options to support procurement planning and decision making.
  • Develops and provides reports to support effective management of supplier performance and to track and report on benefits delivered.
  • Uses Python, VBA, etc. to automate manual and repeatable processes, contributing to the overall process efficiencies.
  • Envisions, develops, and deploys tools to streamline processes to gain efficiencies and to improve key metrics.
  • Undertakes research, cost modelling and analysis of supply markets to identify opportunities and inform sourcing strategies.
  • Communicates results of analysis and models through documentations to internal / external audiences, and effectively manages the interface with relevant stakeholders including Internal Audit and Regulators (as required).
  • Applies risk management and compliance checks when researching and analyzing supply markets and contract performance to identify potential risks and trigger risk mitigation and management responses.
  • Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his / her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML / ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML / ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.
  • Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in data analytics methodology and techniques
  • Advanced technical skills in various data analytics tools, such as Python, SQL Server, VBA, Power Query
  • Advanced technical skills in visualization tools, such as Tableau, Power BI
  • Understand the wider objectives of procurement practices, such as business and strategic goal
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with leadership team
  • Proven ability to balance multiple priorities, adapt to constantly changing business environment, work independently, drive projects to completion, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in management, finance, or related field; master (MA or MSc) in business or related field preferred
  • 3 + years’ previous experience in data analytics, project management or financial services roles
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