P2P Specialist

£30000 - £35000 per annum
22 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Kirsty McEwen
Specialist Area
Operations, Procurement
Job Level
Analyst, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a motivated self-starter with the ability to make changes to a business?
Do you consider yourself an expert in SAP? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and proactive procurement specialist to become the Procurement Process Lead/P2P Specialist for the largest building materials supplier globally. You will be reporting to the Head of Procurement in a team of 4 to implement changes to their processes to provide a more efficient service. This role can be based Doncaster, Manchester or Cheshire and requires travel around the UK.

You will be responsible for:
• Promoting the use of SAP and new software solutions to support efficiency of invoice processing (P2P) in the Finance department.
• Critical to success will be the formation of excellent internal stakeholder relations, in order to ensure that purchasing and receiving disciplines are adhered to at each location. 
• Deliver training to increase process knowledge and support the adoption of best practice.
• Prepare supplier / sites / internal stakeholder management metrics reporting (daily, weekly and monthly).
• Engage with suppliers / relationship owners / Procurement function as needed to assist in achieving the team's objectives
• Report achievements and drive improvement via KPI’s and metrics
• To help drive and implement significant process efficiency improvements through digitalisation across a range of new back-off software solutions
• Ensure Procurement data integrity of the company's SAP business system.
• Carry out SAP analysis to proactively identify how to improve P2P performance and reduce administration.
• Review procedures and other documentation including training guides to ensure they remain current.
• Assist with continuous process improvement identification and implementation.
• Play a pivotal role in leading and assisting in the progression of a number of business improvement projects geared towards improving financial control and promoting efficiencies within the business.

You will need to have: 
• Expert SAP skills and strong knowledge of Procurement
• Strong communication and relationship building skills
• Very good attention to detail and highly analytical
• An ambitious & proactive character will be important 
• Able to demonstrate a high level of stakeholder management and engagement experience
• A change agent and able to self-manage
• Able to work on multiple projects at multiple speeds
• A strong negotiator and solution provider 
• Full UK driving license 

This is a rare opportunity to take the next step in your career as the Procurement Process Lead P2P Specialist by working with a building materials supplier with inevitable growth. You will be implementing and promoting new ideas and processes, and you will have the opportunity to be heard within a company. In return, you will be rewarded with a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 + Company car. 
If you feel you fit the above criteria, or just want to know more, don’t miss out. For more information on this role, please contact Kirsty McEwen at Procurement People - 0121 272 8260

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