Job Description :
This position is responsible for owning and leading the Purchase to Pay (P2P) process and work with the business functions and suppliers to maximize use of the system and support all guided buying processes as a member of the Indirect Sourcing Team.
This position will include but not be limited to the following:
Own the non-merchandise Purchase-To-Pay process and responsible for employing the optimal standard process for our client.
Manage implementation/deployment issues feedback and issue resolution to ensure commitments and milestones are met
Work closely across multiple and different business functions utilizing prior success and competency in defining business requirements with the ability to design and configure streamlined P2P processes
Design and execute customer feedback activities (surveys, focus groups, etc
Develop and implement on-going training and communication programs with internal customer groups
Monitor and regularly report on usage of Purchase-To-Pay tools and develop and implement plans for improving tool usage/value
Originate new concepts and innovative approaches for the Purchase-To-Pay processes and technologies
Work with Procurement CoE, Sourcing Specialists, and Finance Systems to manage on-going data expansion needs for data analysis and reporting systems
Develop skills of P2P Operations team and provide performance review reporting
Drive the development of procurement policies and oversee the successful implementation through enforcement activities
Create cross functional partnerships and support the business during this transformation; which will require a shift from manual or semi-automated processes to more automated and centralized support and use common channels
Supervise Systems Analyst who will provide systems administration support , manage non catalog requisitions while working with AP and the business function to automate manual PO’s
Grow F&D’s spend under management through increasing our enabled supply base and transacting spend across the P2P network.
Provide recommendations in setting up and maintaining CIF and Punch-out catalogs in a multi-Purchasing Unit environment
Provide support for user problems reported to the P2P Operations team by researching and troubleshooting end user issues and provide solutions.
Streamline the entire procure-to-pay process, leading to a reduction of administrative time and effort related to the requisition creation and supplier payment processes

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (relevant experience can be substituted for the required education based on one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education)
Candidate possess a strong background leading multiple portal software implementations with both software-as-a-service
Software implementation experience preferably P2P or related software
Good understanding of Accounts Payable & procurement principles, including Accounts Payable best practices
Experience in leading and working in cross-functional teams across different business functions
Ability to interact credibly with technical & business function professionals as well as senior executives through the CIO, CEO level
Highly motivated and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy and demanding team-oriented environment
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; Proven record of leading process improvement and standardisation initiatives. Six Sigma Green belt or Lean methodology advantageous
Thorough “hands-on” and working knowledge of P2P modules, supplier, and catalog enablement processes
Extensive working knowledge and background working in procurement or accounting and knowledge of the P2P operational process for service organizations
Experience in development of test cases and report defects
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Demonstrated excellent written communications, negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of financial systems used within large organizations and eProcurement systems

Working Conditins (travel, environment):
Occasional travel required including air and car travel
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.
The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet.

Physical/Sensory Requirements:
Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.