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Global Buying Process Lead

  • Location London
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH123702
  • Salary £80000 - £95000.00 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits
  • Specialisation ERP
  • Posted October 01, 2021


Global Process Lead - Purchase to Order
£80,000 - £95,000 + Bonus and Benefits
12 Month FTC
Hybrid London



Global Process Lead - Purchase to Order
Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.
Why this role matters
The Purchasing Lead role is pivotal in driving the benefit and value from our future buy processes. This role supports the Global Source to Pay Process Owner for our global Finance and Procurement transformation programme, Make Finance Brilliant. The programme will replace a large part of our Finance systems on the implementation of Ariba and SAP S/4 Hana.
What you'll be doing

  • Own the relationships necessary to implement the buying deliverables both across the business and with the transformation partner teams where required, demonstrating understanding of the financial and operational consequences of performance.
  • Lead and support process walkthroughs to ensure business understanding and drive adoption of the solution
  • Define and own detailed plans to meet programme and transformation milestones, escalating risks and issues and important decisions
  • Engaging and executing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support testing & quality management review of the solution design
  • Develop and maintain training material, process documentation and other supporting material.
  • Working with the technical, change and business teams to define and agree the cut over and business readiness plans


We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Deep and extensive knowledge and understanding of the procurement business process area and principles within a Global organisation
  • Experience of working in organisations with variety of procurement channels to multiple business units across multiple geographies
  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise of design and implementation of Ariba Guided Buying, including catalogues and document automation.
  • Ideally experience of business process integration between Fieldglass and Ariba for buying
  • Experience of implementing SAP S/4 Hana with Ariba Guided Buying
  • Strong and collaborative working approach with a diverse group of stakeholders in multiple locations.
  • Motivating cross functional teams to successful delivery
  • Experience of developing, reviewing, and implementing process change
  • Excellent communication skills writing, facilitation, collaboration, and interpersonal skills


Ariba - SAP - Hana - Ariba Buying - Catalogues

Ariba - SAP - Hana - Ariba Buying - Catalogues

Ariba - SAP - Hana - Ariba Buying - Catalogues