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Business Analyst - Supplier Risk Lead

Jaguar Land Rover
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Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Job description:


The role of Risk lead within Global Purchasing is a high-profile specialist purchasing role which requires stakeholder engagement often at Senior levels within JLR and within the external supply base. It requires a high level of interaction within Internal and External Relationships as well as continual flow of high level of communication with external parties.

The Supplier Risk team is a function within Purchasing Transformation & Operations (PT&O) tasked with monitoring the financial and operational stability of suppliers to JLR. In Global purchasing, you will be part of the Control tower, and be a member of an advisory arm providing specialist risk support and guidance to the Global Purchasing teams.

You will need to be able to undertake financial analysis of statutory accounts, management information, short term cash flow forecasts and longer term integrated forecast models. You will help develop options base on the financial analysis, develop strategies to solve complex financial situations.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

• Work effectively with Global Purchasing to help mitigate risk, working with cross-functional teams to make clear and effective decisions to proactively mitigate risk
• Support existing governance forum in the Supplier Risk team
• Lead strategic supplier review meetings providing financial support when requested
• Undertake and manage ad-hoc project work, e.g Volume Impact analysis
• Lead in the preparation and updating of the training material and assist in the presentation and provide support in the delivery of the Supplier Risk training to Buyers
• Undertake supplier financial review at the sourcing stage, using records from Companies House (and overseas equivalents), Credit Rating providers and supplier’s own data

What You’ll Need

• Accounting experience (qualified) of statutory accounts, management information and short- term cash flow forecasts
• Strong financial analytical skills - review longer term & integrated forecast models
• Strong commercial awareness
• Good business partnering and communication skills, and the ability to present clearly and confidently to Senior Management and cross-functional groups
• Excellent stakeholder management and relationship management skill
• Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail
• Competent user of MS Office – Excel Essential
• Exposure / knowledge in insolvency is highly advantageous

Profile description:

Our unique culture is created by our people and fuelled by their shared purpose to deliver experiences that our customers love, for life. Jaguar Land Rover’s global footprint means that people from a diverse array of backgrounds, from all over the world, are part of our family.

It is our people who can create the pioneering spirit and positive atmosphere for collaboration and communication. It is our people who can accelerate change, innovation and product creation.


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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