Advanced Analyst - Sourcing

Category:  Procurement

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department: Business Insights and Sourcing, S2C


Are you an experienced analyst with a passion for driving projects and programs to success? Are you ready for the next step in your career? We are looking for an Advanced Analyst to join our team at Novo Nordisk. If you have a strong background in project management and a desire to make a difference, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.


About the Department

Finance GBS in the Global Business Services (GBS) Bangalore was established in 2007 and is responsible for supporting Accounting, Finance & Procurement, Financial Planning & Analytics for various parts of the Novo Nordisk organization worldwide. You will be part of the Sourcing & Analytics team which is part of the Source-to-Contract department in GBS Bangalore. This team is responsible for delivering and supporting global sourcing and category managers with e.g. market research & analyses, supplier management, etc. Besides being part of the GBS Bangalore Sourcing & Analytics team, you will be part of the Strategic Sourcing team which is based in the Headquarters (Denmark). Strategic Sourcing is the central sourcing unit in Novo Nordisk’s Product Supply division and is responsible for long-term sourcing strategies of raw materials, items, products, and services used by the Supply Chain worldwide.


The Position

This position will involve category strategy development and review for logistics and distribution spend and managing multiple strategic and tactical sourcing projects for the logistics and distribution spend categories along with liaising with stakeholders to understand the requirements and to create the RFx documents accordingly.  As an Advanced Analyst at Novo Nordisk, you will also be involved in :

  • Managing RFI/RFP/RFQ with close coordination with business and procurement stakeholders.
  • Utilizing Coupa CSO to deliver effective and efficient RFx outcomes. Conducting detailed bid analysis to assess the factors driving price variations.
  • Leading the supplier negotiation efforts to achieve optimum spend value along with proficiency in spend analysis and dashboards creation.
  • Market research to identify best-in-class suppliers, industry trends and procurement best practices and also identifying sourcing opportunities based on spend data and market dynamics.
  • Prepare commodities and indices tracker to support stakeholders for negotiations along with reviewing the contracts and establish best-in-class KPIs, SLAs and provisions.



  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputed university, MBA preferred.
  • 6-8 years of experience in managing logistics and distributions related spend categories.
  • Hands on experience in managing strategic sourcing projects for ground transportations.
  • 8-10 years of experience in source-to-contract.
  • Experience in Coupa CSO with knowledge of creating RFx templates.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Power BI.
  • Strategic sourcing, procurement intelligence, spend analytic, negotiations.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we’re working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



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30th June 2024

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.