Our goals - Your path

Purpose of the Role

  • The Procurement Data Analyst Apprentice role will work alongside the Procurement team to provide data analytics support with the goal of discovering useful information, solving problems and supporting the business to make informed decisions in line with the Sika UK strategy. This role will be a mix of office based and home working and will involve interacting with a number of stakeholders at all levels within the business (UK and Europe).  

 

The Opportunity

  • Kickstart your career in Procurement, building upon a problem-solving approach with a keen interest in data analytics, through applying it in a structured, challenging and rewarding environment. The combination of this data analytics mindset with procurement professional training will provide a strong skill set for career progression in a commercially driven environment.

 

The Skills

  • Joining the Procurement team will give you an insight into a strategic and key business function who are managing a significant amount of spend.
  • This role will run with the CIPS professional accreditation (Level 4 - Diploma in Procurement and Supply).
  • Additionally, Negotiation and Project Management skills will be developed and nurtured as this is a key part of being successful within Procurement.

 

The Support:

  • At Sika there is a significant commitment to professional and personal development from day one.
  • You will have a line manager who cares and a Mentor specifically selected to help you integrate into the business and overcome any challenges along the way.
  • In addition, you will be an integral member of a very supportive and welcoming team who will there every step of the way

 

The Rewards:

  • A serious wage to reflect the importance of your contributions plus an enhanced benefits package

 

The Future:

  • Potential to be offered a full time position within Sika.

 

Potential Career Routes:

  • The Procurement function sees this as a key potential for succession planning into both Junior and Senior Buyer roles.

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Analytically minded, problem solver
  • Affinity with Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • A qualification in Data Analytics (Desirable but not essential)
  • Strong communicator and Influencing Skills
  • Commercial Experience
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, and independent
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for waterproofing, bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 9.3 billion in 2021.