Team Manager - Spend Analytics

Lakshya Recruitment Solutions Private Limited
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 5-9 years
  • 23 Apr 2015

  • Business Analytics

  • KPO/ Analytics
Job Description


Analytics is a niche team focusing on delivering Insights and rolls under Business Transformation Group of Business Services.
Spend COE is an integral part of the analytics team aimed at providing analysis and insights to help our clients take decisions and gain visibility on spend.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Lead Delivery for the Spend COE. This involves leading a team of 10+ team members and delivering to customers as per the required SLAs,
Analytical reports generations with actionable insights for all implementation from engagement ROI stand point
Identify activities for automation and process development
Ensure all documentation, tools & templates available for implementation
Build & maintain process document for smooth delivery/implementation
Play pivotal role in quality process & audit delivery documents
Uniformly format and classify it by applying industry and company-specific standards.
Consolidation of spend data into one reporting system for easy access, analysis, and decision making.
Identifying and eliminating maverick spending, fraud, and other noncompliance factors.
Supplier normalization and rationalization.
Find and suggest savings opportunities based on Spend reports.
Achieve the given SLA on time
Work with client, obtain spend related data, generate reports, provide insights
Extract spend data from ERP, purchasing, P-card, and legacy systems.
Direct client interaction.


- Able to perform analysis of large spend/expense data sets and identify actionable insights for the client
- Maintain the credibility of all data analysis and processes maintained
Solutioning as required: Work with internal teams to work out new analysis/ analytics services that could be provided to clients.
- Understand data availability and come up with suggestions in terms of addition analysis that could be provided.
- Conceptualize or help visualize solution for the focus area
Project Management on Pilot: There might be requirement to run pilots or projects on various areas. Will be expected to own the same end to end.
- Defining approach, interacting with the client, laying out data requirement, obtaining data, managing resources to do the relevant analysis, build a model, and deliver actionable reports.
Presenting Analysis: Ensuring data gets presented in a structured and easy to understand manner with actionable insights. Presenting the same in a crisp manner to the target audience.
Capability: Contribute towards enriching existing offerings

Opportunity/ Challenge :

Think out of the box and come up with new insights and solutions that makes a difference for the client
Help enrich existing product offerings
Wear the entrepreneurial cap and help grow the account
Work across Industry and finance domains.

Required Skills Qualification

Graduate/Post Graduate from Premier Institutes, CA, CFA
Sourcing & Procurement industry certification


Graduate/PG with 5-7 years of experience with Sourcing and procurement experience specific experience in spend analysis & management (Mandatory) where there has been client interaction and suggested solutions to client (Cost Saving opportunities etc)
Primary Skills
Fluent English communication skills (Oral, Written and Presentation)
Analytical Skills
Ability to work with clients, understand requirements, plan projects end to end,
Ability to adapt & work in an unstructured & ambiguous environment

Secondary Skills

Good research skills, ability to grasp, analyze/ compare/ contrast large amounts of information
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Positive attitude & willingness to put that extra effort to exceed expectations
Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously balancing project work with high-priority requests

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