Procurement Business Intelligence Advisor

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Date: 26-May-2021

Location: Cluj Napoca, Romania

Company: Alstom

Req ID:121761 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact. 




For our Global Procurement Center based in Cluj-Napoca

we are looking for a Procurement Business Intelligence Advisor



Your Role: 


You will support on tasks in Supplier Performance Management (SPM)-Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA), Project Management, Global Commodity Management (GCM), such as Governance and Reporting, KPI creation or development, documentation retrieval, follow-up, supplier performance monitoring, support the Procurement Organization and Supplier Integration Management, drive execution of strategic initiatives, and deploy data quality strategies.


Potential activities for this position include administration of standard and ad-hoc reporting and the creation of Executive Dashboards. 



Your Challenges and responsibilities: 


  • Governance and Reporting:

- Download data from specific ERPs/tools, maintain and analyze reports and dashboards following standard Procedures

- Update, develop and improve different reports as per request from stakeholders and ensure on-time submission

- Perform quality checks on reports in scope

  • Supply Base Maintenance:

- Retrieve documentation in line with stakeholder requirements

- Support monitoring of supplier performance and risk assessment

- Manage non-standard requests and reports

- Monitor complex reports

  • SharePoint usage and access management 
  • Stakeholder relationship and performance management

- Resolve customer queries and escalations related to reports and projects in scope

- Ensure that escalations and queries are resolved and followed through in an efficient and professional manner

- Ensure output is in line with customer requirements and needs

  • Continuous improvement

- Support process improvement through identifying and implementing improvement ideas that drive efficiency and increase quality of deliverables and processes

- Organize governance calls with customers and stake holders (within scope)

- Create and update report procedures with detailed steps

- Share and apply best practices within GPC organization

  • Processes/Tools/Knowledge Management

-Apply consistently the Procurement processes and tools

-Offer training and refresher training whenever required

-Share working knowledge on processes and tools

  • Developing oneself and get exposure

-Business understanding & knowledge on processes and tools of your own area

-Exposure to the Procurement organization (internally) and externally (suppliers)





  • Degree level qualification (masters preferred)
  • Good knowledge of procurement and supply chain management processes
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a relevant position
  • Operational experience (request for quotation, purchase order creation, expediting, material management) or buyer experience would be a plus
  • Solid level in Microsoft Office Applications (Advanced MS EXCEL skills), SharePoint and ERPs
  • Data visualisation tools (Qlik Sense, Power BI, Tableau)
  • Fluency in English and other languages would be a plus 
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, cost reduction mindset, interested in information technologies and the usage of tools, advanced excel skills
  • Knowledge of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications - excel macro), continuous improvement oriented



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Business Intelligence, Procurement, Developer, Supply, Buyer, Technology, Operations