SGS is the worlds leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.
The Procurement Excellence Project Manager will lead the implementation of the supplier portal for global electronic invoicing and potentially other projects, contributing to the implementation of the SGS operating model for procurement and vendors operations.
Define, lead and coordinate the global implementation planning in collaboration with the supplier portal provider and all stakeholders in Global and Affiliate teams in Procurement, IT and Finance;
Deliver the solution in close collaboration with the actors of the End2End P2P cycle with the main objective to ensure compliance to procurement and finance policies and digitalization of the operations in view of increased security, efficiency and quality of vendors relationships;
Define and coordinate developments, meeting local requirements (interfaces, ERP (Oracle) customization and web portal functionality) and validate solution compliance in target countries;
Align the project with other P2P related initiatives within the global finance transformation;
Manage relationship with the Supplier Portal Partner and follow-up Service Level Agreement (SLA);
Manage the delivery of the project by the external partner and leveraging their solutions;
Select target suppliers per country for onboarding. Convince suppliers to join the initiative based on the portal functionality, costs and benefits;
Execute an effective supplier on-boarding process to accelerate the increase of supplier base coverage;
Define and execute the supplier onboarding plan jointly with other stakeholders and align it to other projects.
Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline (Business Administration, Finance or Engineering);
Proven experience of minimum 5 years in P2P projects, including supplier management, e-Invoicing and change management in a multinational environment is mandatory;
Knowledge of different e-Invoicing standard formats (EDI, XML, UBL, etc) and main requirements;
Experience with P2P systems and processes (Oracle and/or Tradeshift preferred);
Good understanding of procurement and finance processes and activities; business and IT acumen;
Fluency in English is mandatory; other languages are considered an asset.
This position will be based at our Procurement hub in Madrid.
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