Sr. Procurement Ops Specialist
Manage the end-to-end process related to purchase requisition creation, approval ,purchase order amendments and invoice discrepancies
Perform analysis on weekly and monthly basis on spend data, process inflow, requisition and purchase order related queries to identify root causes and work towards reducing the defect rate
Identify process defects and training opportunities to enhance the end-to-end Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process
Solve complex employee / vendor issues and proactively improve service trends
Utilize six sigma and lean principles to eliminate defects
Build processes documents / playbooks to highlight exceptions proactively
Work closely with finance and procurement operations teams in different locations for timely transaction processing
Conduct Coupa functionality training sessions for stakeholders (Classroom / individual) to make sure correct process is being followed and drive compliance
Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across global and local teams
Manage Procurement activities including RFI s, RFQ s and RFP s, Bachelors / Masters (MBA / M.Com) with 8 or more years of post-qualification experience in Finance operations / Shared Services, Accounts Payable or General Ledger.
Past experience in Procurement operations in large multi-national organizations is a must.
Strong Customer focus (both Internal / External).
Strong Sourcing exposure along with Spend Analysis
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills.
Expertise in Six Sigma defect reduction techniques (DMAIC, etc.)
Knowledge of P2P and transactions is a must
Expertise in using Oracle Financial Suite, Coupa, I-Procure is a must P2P operational or transactional experience
Expertise in using Procurement Systems such as Coupa, Ariba, SAP, or Oracle Finance