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Supplier Intelligence Analyst

Assent Compliance

Assent Compliance

Penang, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Company Description


Assent is the leading solution for supply chain sustainability tailored for the world’s top-tier, sustainability-driven manufacturers. Hidden risks riddle supply chains, many of which weren't built with sustainability in mind. That's where we step in. With insights from experts, Assent is the tool manufacturers trust for comprehensive sustainability.

We are proud to announce that Assent has crossed the US$100M ARR milestone, granting us Centaur Status. This accomplishment, reached just 8 years following our Series A, makes us the first and only Certified B Corporation in North America's SaaS sustainability industry to celebrate this milestone.

Our journey from $5 million to US$100M ARR in just eight years has been marked by significant growth and achievements. With our $350 million US funding led by Vista Equity Partners, we're poised for even greater expansion and are on the lookout for outstanding team members to join our mission.

Hybrid Work Model

At Assent, we proudly embrace a remote-first work model, valuing the flexibility and autonomy it provides our team. We also acknowledge the intangible benefits of occasional in-person workdays. For team members situated within 50 kms/31 miles of our five global offices in Ottawa, Eldoret, Penang, Columbus, and Amsterdam, you can expect to come into the office one day a week. Similarly, those near our co-working spaces in Nairobi and Toronto are encouraged to work onsite once a month.

Job Description

The Supplier Intelligence Analyst obtains, validates, and manages declarations and other crucial information provided by our customers' suppliers. This entry-level role significantly influences our customers' program success by ensuring the collection of comprehensive and accurate data from their suppliers.

Key Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Working on proactive supplier initiatives that will:
    • Reduce supplier support tickets and supplier frustrations through understanding our suppliers data;
    • Better leverage and share compliance documentation/supplier information;
    • Increase response rates for our clients through analyzing our suppliers data;
  • Source compliance documentation for various regulations from internal and external sources;
  • Source suppliers’ contact information and other details as necessary that will improve the overall engagement with our supply chain;
  • Review and validate compliance data submitted by suppliers according to a list of Declaration acceptance criteria;
  • Upload compliance documentation and supplier information to Assent database;
  • Research, validate and update suppliers information and compliance data provided across different internal systems;
  • Handle ticket responses from Lighthouse suppliers, with assistance from Supplier Intelligence Leads and Manager, Supplier Intelligence;
  • Work closely with Program Success to find and execute the best strategy to meet Client’s expectations and follow the standard processes for the Supplier Intelligence team;

This is not an exhaustive list of duties. Responsibilities may be altered and/or added from time to time to meet business needs.


Strong candidates for this role will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Great verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer proficiency using MS Office Suite and Google Applications with focus on MS Excel and G Sheets;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree/Higher Diploma from a recognized learning institution;
  • Some experience with Data management and Data analysis;

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the aforementioned duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Additional Information

Life at Assent

Wellness: We believe that you and your family’s well being is important. As a result, we offer vacation time that increases with tenure, comprehensive benefits packages (details vary by country), life leave days and more.

Financial Benefits: It’s not all about the money – well, it’s a little about the money. We understand that financial health is important and we offer a competitive base salary, a corporate bonus program, retirement savings options and more.

Life at Assent: There is purpose beyond your work. We provide our team members with flexible work options, volunteer days and opportunities to get involved in corporate giving initiatives.

Lifelong Learning: At Assent, curiosity is not only valued but encouraged. You will receive professional development days that are available to you the day you start.

At Assent, we are committed to growing and sustaining an environment where our team members feel included, valued, and heard. Our diversity and equal opportunity practices are guided and championed by our Diversity and Inclusion Working Group and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion includes recruiting and retaining team members from diverse backgrounds and experiences, and fostering a culture of belonging where all team members are included, treated with dignity and respect, promoted on their merits, and placed in positions to contribute to business success.

If you require assistance or accommodation throughout any part of the interview and selection process, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to help.