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The Senior Specialist Purchasing Systems & Operations has full responsibility for the maintenance and development of the purchasing system master data.
She / he is also accountable for compliance of the purchasing processes and procedures and runs all required quality controls.
The job holder has responsibility for the requirements the testing definitions and the final acceptance of the maintenance enhancements made by the IS Oracle team.
Implements reviews and analyzes Purchasing reports makes improvements where require;
Acts as the global SITA P2P Super User and organizes and / or delivers training and coaching to the business users;
Acts as a Key User on the SFS project during the Conceptual Design phase of the Programme to ensure that Purchasing processes are accurately recorded in the SFS design;
Works as Purchasing productivity design improvement SPOC to ensure that business processes are always in line and subject to continuous improvement in line with industry standards;
Runs the Catalogue upload process ensuring sourcing teams proactively manage catalogues;
Organizes / develops catalogues and public lists for new P2P countries;
Ensures the integrity of Purchasing Master Data (including supplier data locations and 'bill-to' data);
Ensures master data integrity and implements fixes where necessary;
Plans and manages the maintenance of the Supplier master data;
Ensures integrity of Category structure and naming as well as reports;
Assists IS Support with Equant (Orange Business Services) PO Interface on data-related issues;
Prepares and provides training to P2P users and Purchasing Specialists;
Produces P2P key performance indicator reporting;
Manage and report the Contract agreements;
Manages the purchasing user feedback and question mailbox in a timely manner;
Supervises the maintenance of key supplier data;
Manages Purchase Orders that have send failures;
Performs transactional data housekeeping (such as review old Purchase Orders and chase for closure);
Organizes and performs the Purchasing Department periodical reviews participate in Purchasing department audit team.
5 years experience in a purchasing or financial system operations role with a proven record in e-commerce including an understanding of ERP systems and the ability to analyze and improve Purchasing processes;
Experience of operating in a self managing self motivating role meeting individual targets but contributing to set departmental objectives and targets;
Experience of participating in cross-functional teams within multinational business;
Experience and understanding of ORACLE (or similar) Purchasing system (P2P) is desirable.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Good technical understanding and ability to understand interactions with other systems / processes;
Ability to understand the interactions with other functions / processes;
Understanding of the full purchase transactional process and the Procure to Pay chain;
Knowledge of catalogue purchasing and ordering principles within an ERP environment;
Ability to challenge methods and processes in place;
Ability to supervise and coach junior colleagues within small teams;
Perform with no or limited supervision.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Professional qualification and or experience in functional IT support.